By Tim Glon
WILMINGTON — Senior Jordan Kimes posted her third double-double of the season with 17 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to lead Ohio Northern to a 69-52 women's basketball victory at Wilmington Wednesday night at Raizk Arena.
The Polar Bears improve to 11-3 overall and remain atop the Ohio Athletic Conference with a 7-0 record, while the Quakers fall to 8-6, 3-4.
Kimes now has seven double-doubles in her career.
Wilmington was led by Brittany Jefferson and Ashley Andracki with nine points each.
The Polar Bears used a 9-0 run to take a 40-25 lead with 2:05 left in the first half and led 42-28 at intermission.
A thomas jumper gave ONU its largest lead of the night at 58-38 with 9:22 to play.
Wilmington would get no closer that 14 points the rest of the way.
ONU made 26-of-54 field goal attempts for 48.1 percent and limited WC to just 17-of-56 shooting for 30.4 percent.
Northern out-rebounded Wilmington 43-28.
The Polar Bears will return home on Saturday to host Baldwin Wallace at 3 pm in a battle for first place in the OAC at the ONU Sports Center.