Women's Basketball: Ohio Northern (10-3 Overall, 4-2 OAC) at No. 12 Baldwin Wallace (12-1 Overall, 6-0 OAC)

Women's Basketball: Ohio Northern (10-3 Overall, 4-2 OAC) at No. 12 Baldwin Wallace (12-1 Overall, 6-0 OAC)

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7 p.m. - Rudolph Ursprung Gymnasium, Berea, Ohio  

Wednesday's Preview: The Ohio Northern women's basketball team hits the road, traveling to No. 12 Baldwin Wallace for a 7 p.m. tip inside Rudolph Ursprung Gymnasium … The Polar Bears — who own a 10-3 overall record, which includes a 4-2 mark in Ohio Athletic Conference play — will look to bounce back after dropping a 58-55 decision at Muskingum Saturday … In that game, senior Abby Weeks poured in a career-high 16 points … She's averaging 9.2 points per game, second on the team behind fellow senior Emily Mescher who averages 10.4 points and 5.8 rebounds per contest … Sophomore Lexi Jacobs and freshman Brynn Serbin add 7.2 and 6.2 points per game, respectively … Serbin also chips in a team-best 2.1 assists per contest … ONU averages 61.7 points per game, connecting on 40.1 percent of its field-goal attempts and 29.9 percent of its shots from 3-point land … Northern also gets it done on the defensive end of the floor, surrendering just 52.9 points per game … Baldwin Wallace — which is riding a four-game win streak — lays claim to a 12-1 overall record, which includes a perfect 6-0 mark in OAC action … The Yellow Jackets average 69.1 points per contest and are led by Riley Schill and Hannah Fecht who average 11.6 and 10.6 points per game, respectively … Baldwin Wallace gives up 55.8 points per contest.  

Ohio Northern Probable Starters:

G - #15 Abby Weeks, Sr. (9.2 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 1.5 apg)

G - #20 Lexi Jacobs, So. (7.2 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 1.6 apg)

G - #22 Jaclyn Yankle, Sr. (4.5 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 1.3 spg)

F - #24 Martrina Parks, Sr. (1.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg)

F - #34 Emily Mescher, Sr. (10.4 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 1.5 apg)

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Scoring       Rebounding       3FGs       Assists       Steals  
1. Mescher 10.4   1. Mescher 5.8   1. Brock 20   1. Serbin 2.1   1. Serbin 2.1
2. Weeks 9.2   2.  Ward 4.4   2.  Serbin 17   2.  Hale 1.6   2. Yankle 1.3
3. Jacobs  7.2   3. Weeks  3.8   3.  Hale 14   2.  Jacobs 1.6   3.  Weeks  1.1 

All-Time Series: Ohio Northern owns a 36-40 all-time record versus Baldwin Wallace … The Polar Bears — who are 14-24 against the Yellow Jackets in Berea — have won 13 of the last 17 in the series. 

Head Coach Michele Durand: Durand is in her 19th season at the helm of the Ohio Northern women's basketball team … She's the all-time winningest coach in program history, laying claim to a 323-179 record, a .643 winning percentage.