Otterbein Cardinals

Otterbein Cardinals off to great start, Beats Adrian, No. 23 Illinois College to Win Dwight C. “Smokey” Ballenger Holiday Classic

By R.G. Mason   12/30/2023   WESTERVILLE, Ohio – It was a program defining way to punctuate the calendar year for Otterbein, as the Cardinals knocked off previously unbeaten (and No. 23-ranked) Illinois College in a one-possession battle to claim the 2023 Smokey Ballenger Classic […]

Otterbein Cardinals Football News: Tayon Howard Wearing cherished No. 5 Jersey this season

By Chris Garvin SIGNIFICANCE OF #5 WESTERVILLE, Ohio – The longstanding tradition of honoring former Otterbein University football player and student-athlete Josh Worthington gained another recipient, as new head coach Tommy Zagorski and staff chose local journeyman Tayon Howard to wear the prestigious No. 5 jersey this season. […]

Otterbein Cardinals hires enthusiastic 38-year-old Tommy Zagorski to head football program; experience is vast covering all levels of the sport

1/31/2023 WESTERVILLE, Ohio – The Otterbein University football program is officially under new leadership with the hiring of Tommy Zagorski to be its next head coach. “We are thrilled to have Tommy join us – not only as the leader for the football program, but […]

Otterbein Men’s Basketball last win 1 21 2023: Led by Cam Evans & Dallas Patrick Cardinals Dominate Rivalry Rematch, Beat Capital 70-59; Sweeps season series

BEXLEY, Ohio – Bust out the brooms… because the Otterbein men’s basketball team made it a clean sweep of the regular-season series with rival Capital Saturday night across town. The Cardinals, beating the Comets by double digits for the second time in seven weeks, opened […]

Improving Otterbein Cardinals earn sixth straight win after 76-66 Wednesday night win at Wilmington

2/16/2022 WILMINGTON, Ohio – An always-hungry Otterbein men’s basketball team ordered a six-piece nugget Wednesday night on the road, incorporating a variety of sauces and staying in their bag to secure a critical 76-66 triumph over host Wilmington. As a result, the surging Cardinals have […]

Otterbein Cardinals Basketball News: McCrary and Patrick Named OAC Players of the Week

2/14/2022 WESTERVILLE, Ohio – Otterbein University hoopsters Dallas Patrick and Katie McCrary have been named Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) Players of the Week following impressive outings on the hardwood. Both players helped their respective squads go 2-0 in the stretch. Patrick (Gahanna/Wellington School) sparked the Cardinals to home wins over John […]

Otterbein College Football News: 2021 Team looking to reverse fortunes in close games and have winning season

WESTERVILLE, Ohio – Over 140 players reported to Otterbein football camp. The Cardinals are finally looking at a full 10-game schedule after playing the shortened/non-traditional campaign this past spring due to the pandemic. “Right now, everything feels relatively normal again,” said head coach Tim Doup, preparing […]

Otterbein College Football News: Jersey Number 5 Honor to be shared by Cipriano and Jones during 2021 season

TRADITION OF NUMBER 5 WESTERVILLE, Ohio – For just the second time in program history, two football players will represent No. 5 on the back of their uniform this coming fall. A pair of seniors, defensive lineman Nick Cipriano and tight end Jeb Jones will help continue the tradition […]