ATHENS, Ohio -- Jake Hromada, 'The Voice of Ohio Volleyball', and the OhioBobcatTV crew caught up fifth-year head coach Deane Webb for the second installment of the Weekly Webb.
The Bobcats (2-4) are coming off a 1-2 weekend at the Ameritas Players Challenge in Lincoln, Neb., last weekend. Ohio fell to then-No. 5-ranked Nebraska, 3-0 (25-17, 25-14, 25-17), then suffered a 3-0 (29-27, 25-18, 25-20) setback to Santa Clara on Friday (Aug. 31). The Bobcats closed out the weekend on a high note, sweeping Wake Forest, 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 27-25.
Ohio is set to play its lone midweek match of the 2018 season, visiting longtime rival Marshall (3-4) on Wednesday (Sept. 5) at the Cam Henderson Center. Action gets underway at 6 p.m. EST. This will be the third-straight year the Bobcats and the Thundering Herd will be meeting in a midweek match. Ohio beat Marshall, 3-1 (25-23, 25-22, 11-25, 25-21), last season at the Convo, avenging a tough 3-2 (25-21, 24-26, 24-26, 25-18, 15-12) setback to the Thundering Herd in Huntington in 2016. The Bobcats are 27-8 (.771) all-time against Marshall.