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Ohio University's, Maggie Nedoma (23) hits the ball during the game against Central Michigan University on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Athens, Ohio. The game was postponed due to the power outage and resumed Saturday.

Volleyball: A look into Ohio's last week of the regular season

Just as soon as the season started, it’s coming to an end. 

The Bobcats are heading into their last week of the regular season, which consists of three different matches. Ohio starts with a match on Tuesday against Kent State. Then the Bobcats will travel to Northern Illinois to take on the Huskies in their final regular season series. Ohio is currently sitting at third place in the MAC East Division and is looking to get into the top two in order to make it into the tournament. Here is a look into Ohio’s final week of the regular season. 

Tuesday 

Opponent: Kent State Golden Flashes (12-6)

Time: 6 p.m. 

Location: The Convo (Athens, Ohio)

How to watch: ESPN +

Series History: 

In the team’s last match, Ohio defeated Kent State 3-2 after starting the match 0-2. This expanded Ohio’s winning streak against the Golden Flashes to seven. Ohio is 23-3 in the all-time series against Kent State. 

Friday and Saturday

Opponent: Northern Illinois Huskies 

Time: 4 p.m. on Friday, 1 p.m. on Saturday 

Location: NIU Convocation Center (Dekalb, Illinois)

How to watch: Here (Friday),  ESPN + (Saturday)

Series History: Ohio is 14-9 against Northern Illinois since 2005. Both teams have five wins and five losses in their last 10 matchups. The last time these teams played was on Oct. 26, 2019, when the Huskies defeated the Bobcats 3-1 in the Convo. 

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