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Titans Basketball Season Tips Off at COTC and Ohio State Newark

​​​​​The women’s and men’s basketball teams of Central Ohio Technical (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark open the 2014-15 season this weekend. Home games are held in Adena Hall on the shared campus of COTC and Ohio State Newark.​"With the addition of many talented local players, the lady Titans look to get back on track and compete for a league title as well as another deep run in the state tournament this year," said Head Coach Brent Urdarovski.
 
The 2014-15 women’s basketball team are Cour​tney Birkhimer (Lakewood), Daphne Cable (Lakewood), Caitlyn Conley (Watkins Memorial), Sierra Cooper (Sheridan), Taylor Dush (Utica), 
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Reed Huffman (Newark), LaTonya Montgomery (Gahanna Lincoln), Alexis Sanidad (Licking Heights) and Sarah Thomas (Johnstown).​

The men’s team capped a successful 2013-14 season with an impressive tournament run that landed them in the runner-up position. “We are trying to build on the foundation we started last season,” said Head 
Coach Charles White. “These young men have worked extremely hard over the spring and summer in 
anticipation of this season.”

The 2014-15 men’s basketball team are Marcus Bennett 
(Linden McKinley), Korey Brown (Westerville South), Darkell 
Curry (Horizon Science Academy), Eric Dukes (Linden 
McKinley), Jordan Gibbs (Northland), Vincent Hill (Withrow 
University), De-Anthony Hosley (Licking Heights), David 
Judson (East Knox), Clarence Thomas (Mifflin) and Ryan 
White (Columbus Alternative).

The women are first take the court on November 2 at 3 pm against the club team from Ashland University. 
Both the women and men will play Kent State University Tuscarawas on November 5 at 5:30 and 7:30 pm, 
respectively. Full schedules are available online at cotc.edu​ and newark.osu.edu.

Known as the Titans, COTC and Ohio State Newark offer six varsity sports teams and compete in the Ohio 
Regional Campus Conference. Students from both institutions are eligible to compete if they maintain a 1.7 
grade point average and are enrolled for a minimum of seven credit hours. 

array of educational opportunities for the central Ohio region and beyond. This partnership is viewed as a 
model for higher education in the state of Ohio. At COTC, students gain hands-on, applicable experience 
to begin working in the field or to transfer those credits toward a bachelor's degree program. Ohio State 
Newark offers the best of the Big Ten educational experience, access to Ohio State’s 175 major programs, 
a rich research heritage and academic excellence.