Ypsilanti, Mich. — Behind two touchdown passes from sophomore quarterback Nathan Rourke in overtime, the Ohio Bobcats defeated Eastern Michigan 27-20 in double overtime Saturday (Sept. 23) at Rynearson Stadium.
RESULTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
Ohio’s first overtime win since North Texas on Sept. 12, 2009 (31-30, 2OT). Ohio’s first overtime game since opening week last season against Texas State (L, 56-54, 3OT) Ohio is 19-12-1 against Eastern Michigan. Ohio has won nine of the last 11 meetings. Ohio has a 1-0 MAC start for the ninth time under Solich and the seventh year in a row
It’s the things that lacked from the Bobcats 2016 resumé that still bothers the 2017 Bobcats’ football team. A win over Eastern Michigan for example, even a Mid-American Conference Championship.
Ohio opens Mid-American Conference play with a trip to Eastern Michigan Saturday, the game will be broadcast on ESPN3.