Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 7 pm, Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio
Friday's Preview: Ohio Northern enters Friday evening's contest riding a 9-game winning streak ... The Polar Bears jumped two spots in the latest United Soccer Coaches poll to No. 15 and debuted in the D3Soccer.com poll at No. 19 ... Northern is coming off of a 5-1 victory over OAC-foe Heidelberg ... Seniors Anna Niemeyer and Abbey Oswald, junior Sarah Puntel, and freshmen Sydney Leshnak and Siena Ward all scored in the contest ... Senior Mary Kate Munz and freshman Jenna Fuller each tallied two assists in the victory ... Through 13 games this season, Niemeyer leads the team with six goals, while sophomore Rose Nienaber ranks second on the team with five goals ... Fuller currently leads the team and moved into a tie for first in the OAC with seven assists this season ... Sophomore goalkeeper Meagan Grierson currently leads the team and OAC with in goals against average (0.52) and shutouts (7) ... Grierson's 13 career shutouts currently ranks seventh-best in school history ... As a team, Northern is tied for 14th nationally with in shutout percentage and ranks 25th in the country in goals against average ... John Carroll enters the contest as the only remaining unbeaten team in the OAC ... The Blue Streaks have won three straight entering Friday's matchup ... JCU is led offensively by junior Bailey Fischer's 10 goals ... Fischer ranks third in the OAC with 10 goals and 21 points ... Three athletes are tied for first on the team with three assists each ...In the goal, JCU is led by senior Rhianna Guarnera ... Guarnera currently ranks first on the team and fourth in the OAC in GAA (0.64), saves (55), and goals against (8) ... The senior also ranks first on the team and second in the OAC with a .873 save percentage.
ONU Statistical Leaders
Series Record: Northern leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 20-13-2 margin ... The Polar Bears have claimed three straight victories in the series, including a 3-1 victory at John Carroll a season ago.
Head Coach Mark Batman: Batman is in his 14th season as head coach with a 176-75-25 career record and a winning percentage of .683 ... Batman is the winningest head coach in Ohio Northern women's soccer history.