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:
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.