Wednesday, February 15, 7:30 p.m., Rike Center, Westerville, Ohio
Wednesday's Contest: Ohio Northern enters Saturday afternoon's matchup ranked No. 5 in the latest D3Hoops.com poll ... Northern is coming off of an 89-59 victory over John Carroll on Saturday afternoon ... Senior Britt Lauck currently leads the team and ranks fourth in the OAC at 15.3 points per game ... Lauck ranks first on the team and in the OAC in free throw percentage (90.2 percent) and assists (72) ... The senior also ranks second in the OAC, shooting 45.9 percent from the 3-point line ... Lauck's percentage currently ranks third best in the country ... Sophomore Jenna Dirksen leads the team and conference shooting 46.0 percent from 3-point range ... Junior Amy Bullimore ranks second on the team with 13.0 points per contest and leads the team and ranks third in the OAC with 7.9 rebounds per game ... The junior leads the team and conference with 35 blocks ... Dirksen also averages double figures for Northern at 10.6 ppg ... Lauck currently ranks fourth all-time at ONU with 233 career assists and ranks fifth all-time at ONU with 112 career 3-pointers made ... Bullimore ranks third all-time at ONU with 108 career blocks ... The Cardinals enter Wednesday evening's contest after defeating Muskingum 69-66 ... Junior Kierston Taylor currently leads the team and ranks fifth in the OAC with 15.0 ppg ... The junior also leads the conference, shooting 56.9 percent from the field ... The junior also leads the team defensively with 7.0 rpg ... Sophomore Ali Cartnal currently leads the team and ranks fourth in the OAC with 67 assists.
Ohio Northern Probable Starters:
G - #10 Britt Lauck, Sr. (15.3 ppg, 84 assists)
G - #20 Courtney Cramer, Jr. (6.3 ppg, 30 3-point FG)
G - #31 Jenna Dirksen, So. (10.6 ppg, 31 steals)
F - #30 Amauria Campbell, Sr. (3.8 ppg, 4.0 rpg)
F - #44 Amy Bullimore, Jr. (13.0 ppg, 7.9 rpg)
ONU Statistical Leaders
All-Time Series: Northern owns a 49-30 advantage in the all-time series between the two schools ... The Polar Bears won the first meeting this season in Ada by a score of 78-61 ... ONU has won 14 straight contests in the series.
ONU head coach Michele Durand: Durand is in her 16th season at ONU with a 268-157 record, a winning percentage of .631.