Women's Lacrosse: Cleary (Mich.) (1-3 Overall) at Ohio Northern (2-2 Overall)

Women's Lacrosse: Cleary (Mich.) (1-3 Overall) at Ohio Northern (2-2 Overall)

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 1 pm - Dial-Roberson Stadium, Ada, Ohio

Saturday's Preview: The Ohio Northern women's lacrosse team returns home on Saturday afternoon after dropping two contests on its spring break trip ... Northern fell 15-1 at Sewanee (Tenn.) to wrap up its spring break schedule ... In the contest, sophomore Ann McArn scored the lone Northern goal to lead the Polar Bears ... Senior Shannen Larsen Van Alstine picked up a team-best four ground balls and caused a game-high four turnovers, while junior Emily Hershberger picked up three ground balls ... Through four games this season, freshman Sydney Skelding leads the team with 11 goals, four assists and 15 points ... Hershberger has a team-best 16 ground balls, while McArn is second on the team with 12 ground balls ... Defensively, Hershberger has caused a team-best 11 turnovers, while freshman Sabra Woodruff is second on the team with nine caused turnovers ... The Cougars enter the contest after dropping a 27-8 decision to Hope (Mich.) ... Sophomore Hana Barnett tallied a team-best four goals in the loss for Cleary ... Sophomore Bailey Wilson added two goals, while freshman Abby Coyne posted six saves in the goal to lead Clearty defensively ... In Cleary's victory this season, Coyne had a defensive gem, recording 17 saves in her first career victory. 

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Goals       Assists       Points       Shots       Ground Balls  
1. Skelding  11   1. Skelding 4   1. Skelding 15   1. Skelding 25   1. Hershberger 16
2. Fuller 7   2. Naugle 3   2. Fuller 9   2. Naugle 18   2. McArn 12
3. Shipman 6   3. Fuller 2   3. Shipman 8   3. Shipman 18   3. Larsen Van Alstine 11
          Shipman 2     Naugle 8     Fuller 16     Woodruff  11 
          Woodruff 2                        

All-Time Series: Ohio Northern will meet cleary for the first time in school history on Saturday afternoon.

ONU head coach Beth Hemminger: Hemminger in her second season at ONU with a 12-24 record, a winning percentage of .333.