On a mud soaked field, the OCU women's soccer program made it to the regional finals, a mark that was hard to fathom 10 months ago. As fate would have it, that would be where their inaugural season would end and in dramatic fashion. The women lost 0-1 in double overtime to Kentucky Christian University. "We were so close to finishing off KCU, but a crossbar and a few missed op
On Saturday, October 31st at 3:30pm, Ohio Christian University celebrated their first Regional Tournament Champion in school history when the men's soccer team downed Johnson Bible College 5-2.
OCU Men were honored by the Mid-East Region Coaches after a successful season. Four players were selected 1st team: Emanuel Harris (So.) Dave Blamo (Fr.) Kevin Street (Jr.) Stu Hostetter (So.) Selected to the 2nd team was: Jimmy Galvan (So.) Dexter Chapman (So.) Taylor Ryan (Fr.) OCU was als
OCU Men came into the Regional Tournament as the #1 seed. They did so a year ago also, but were beaten by Johnson Bible College in a tough loss. This year they played Appalachian Bible College and defeated them 3-1 in OCU men's first regional tournament win in school history. OCU scored 3 first half goals by Chad Dobbs, Dave Blamo and Dexter Chapman to enjoy a comfortable lead
The NCCAA Mid-East Regional coaches met to decide who was the regional team of the year. OCU was blessed to be honored with four 1st teamers. Lieci South (Jr.) Sarah Peters (Jr.) Christine Myers (So.) Hannah Woolever (Fr.) OCU also had 2 women for Honorable Mention: Kim Uetriecht (So.) Elena Vluegels (Fr.)
OCU Women's soccer is in it first year of existance. No one expected the women to do what they have done to this date. Today they defeated Johnson Bible College in the Mid-East Regional Tournament. The women move on to play Kentucky Christian Univ. in the Regional final. Winning tomorrow would mean a trip to Florida to play in the National Tournament.
Junior Marissa Tackett was selected to be on the 2009 1st Team All Conference for the Ohio College Athletic Conference. Tackett suffered an ankle sprain halfway through the season and after a few weeks was back on the court.
Coach Christopher is returning for his third year as head coach for the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers. The last two seasons have been successful with '07-'08 being the first 20 win season in the school's history. They went on to be the runner up at the ACCA National Tournament.
Liesi South, junior forward helped her team shut out Johnson Bible College (TN)along with NCCAA DII #7 Kentucky Christian University (KY). She also scored the game winner in double overtime against KCU and had an assist against Johnson from a defensive position.
Dave Blamo, freshman forward had a great week scoring 2 goals and 1 assist in a win against Kentucky Christian, one goal in a win against Johnson Bible (TN) and one goal in a win against Crown College (TN). His totals for the year are 18 goals and 6 assists.