By Tim Glon
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS —The Ohio Northern women's basketball team dropped a 76-50 decision at John Carroll on Saturday afternoon at the DeCarlo Center.
Senior Jenna Dirksen (Beavercreek/Carroll) led ONU (6-3 overall, 1-3 Ohio Athletic Conference) with nine points.
The Blue Streaks (6-3, 3-1) were led by Nicole Huffington with 15 points.
JCU opened the game on an 11-0 run and led 23-8 just 8:08 into the contest.
Ohio Northern went on a 10-2 run to rally within 35-31 by halftime.
The Blue Streaks out-scored the Polar Bears 19-9 in the third quarter to take a 54-40 lead and put the game away with a 22-10 fourth quarter.
ONU was 20-of-56 from the field for 35.7 percent and made 4-of-22 3-pointers for 18.2 percent.
JCU made 27-of-60 field goals for 45.0 percent and was a blistering 14-of-26 from 3-point range for 53.8 percent.
The Polar Bears will return to action on Wednesday with a 7 pm game at Heidelberg.