Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 7 p.m. - Hoernemann Stadium, Tiffin, Ohio
This Wednesday's Preview: The Ohio Northern women's soccer team hits the road Wednesday evening, October 17 as they travel to Ohio Athletic Conference foe Heidelberg for a midweek conference matchup ... Match time is set for 7 p.m. at Hoernemann Stadium in Tiffin ... The Polar Bears enter the contest sporting an 11-2-0 overall record, an undefeated 5-0-0 mark against the conference loop, and riding an 11-match win streak ... ONU has won 21 consecutive OAC regular season matches dating back to 2016 when they won their final seven conference contests of the year ... Northern's conference record places them in a two-way tie atop the league table alongside Otterbein, who also remains undefeated in OAC action ... Northern is coming off a 3-0 victory over John Carroll Saturday afternoon ... Senior forward McKenna Welsh notched the game-winner, her seventh score this year, 14 minutes into the match off a Rose Nienaber assist ... Sophomore forward Jenna Fuller scored twice in the second half to secure the victory, which gives her 13 goals on the year to surpass her freshman-year scoring total ... In net, junior goalkeeper Meagan Grierson registered her ninth shutout of the season after facing just three shots ... Fuller leads the team with 13 goals, 28 points, and 44 shots this season ... She also ranks first in goals and is third in points among the OAC ... Moses leads the Polar Bears and sits fourth in the OAC with five assists while Welsh and sophomore Emma Barney are tied for second on the team and for fifth in the conference with four helpers each ... Grierson leads the league in goals against (5), GAA (0.40), and stands fourth in save percentage (78.3%) ... Grierson currently sits third in career shutouts (29), just one shy of tying second place, and ninth in career saves (127) all-time at Ohio Northern ... Heidelberg enters the week owning a 6-8-1 overall record and a 1-4-0 mark in the conference ... The Student Princes fell 6-2 to Otterbein on Saturday in their most recent outing ... Junior forward Erica Campbell leads HU with eight goals, four assists, 20 points, and 50 shots on the year ... In net, senior goalkeeper Alexandra Farmer has made all 15 starts and recorded a 1.58 goals against average, three shutouts, and a conference-best 95 saves.
ONU Statistical Leaders:
All-Time Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series 23-10-3 overall between the two programs ... The Polar Bears have won 21 straight meetings dating back to 1997, including a 5-1 victory on the road during the 2017 regular season.
Head Coach Mark Batman: Batman is currently in his 15th season as the head coach of the Ohio Northern women's soccer program … He owns an overall record of 196-78-26 (.697), ranking him as the all-time winningest coach in program history.