Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 - 7:30 pm - ONU Sports Center, Ada, Ohio
Wednesday's Contest: The Ohio Northern women's basketball team enters Wednesday evening's contest riding a 12-game winning streak, including a 72-57 victory over unbeaten and nationally ranked Marietta ... ONU jumped four spots to No. 10 in the latest D3Hoops.com poll ... Senior Amy Bullimore recorded her fifth consecutive double-double to lead the Polar Bears in the contest ... She poured in a season-best 23 points to lead the way for Northern and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds to complete her fifth consecutive double-double ... The senior is now 44 points shy of tying former Polar Bear standout Morgan Dumbaugh as Ohio Northern's all-time leading scorer ... Bullimore is also 52 rebounds shy of tying former Polar Bear Robin Patterson for most rebounds in school history ... Bullimore currently leads the team and ranks second in the OAC in both points per game (15.8) and rebounds per contest (10.1) ... The senior also has a league-best 29 blocks, and is tied for 25th nationally in the category ... Junior Jenna Dirksen currently ranks second on the team with 9.2 ppg, while senior Lindsey Black is third on the team with 8.6 ppg ... Senior Alexis Kirkbride currently leads the team and ranks third in the OAC, shooting .452 from 3-point range ... Junior Tori Wyss currently ranks second on the team with 5.5 rpg, while Dirksen leads the team and ranks fourth in the OAC with 44 assists ... Defensively, the Polar Bears currently rank ninth nationally allowing only 47.8 ppg ... Baldwin Wallace enters the contest winner of two straight ... Junior Hannah Fecht currently leads the team with 9.9 ppg, while sophomore Riley Schill is second with 8.8 ppg ... Senior Katie Smith currently leads the OAC in 3-point FG percentage, shooting .521 ... Schill currently leads the team and ranks third in the OAC with 45 assists, while Rachel Womeldorf leads the team and ranks fourth in the conference with 15 blocks.
Ohio Northern Probable Starters:
G - #10 Lindsey Black, Sr. (8.6 ppg, 27 assists)
G - #20 Courtney Cramer, Sr. (6.9 ppg, 13 3PT FG)
G - #31 Jenna Dirksen, So. (9.2 ppg, 44 assists)
F - #33 Tori Wyss, Jr. (3.2 ppg, 5.5 rpg)
F - #44 Amy Bullimore, Sr. (15.8 ppg, 10.1 rpg)
ONU Statistical Leaders
All-Time Series: Baldwin Wallace leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 39-32 margin ... ONU has won five of the last six matchups, and s 20-15 all-time against BW at friendly confines.
ONU head coach Michele Durand: Durand is in her 16th season at ONU with a 286-159 record, a winning percentage of .643 ... She became ONU's all-time winningest head coach on 11/21/17 in a victory over St. Mary's (Ind.).