Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7 p.m. - Bernlohr Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
This Saturday's Preview: The Ohio Northern women's soccer program wraps up its 2018 regular season road schedule this Saturday, October 20 as the Polar Bears travel to OAC foe Capital for a weekend conference affair ... Match time is set for 7 p.m. at Bernlohr Stadium in Columbus ... The Polar Bears enter the weekend sporting a 12-2-0 overall record, an undefeated 6-0-0 mark against the conference loop, and riding a 12-match win streak ... ONU has won 22 consecutive OAC regular season matches dating back to 2016 when they won their final seven conference contests of the year ... Northern remains in a two-way tie atop the league table alongside Otterbein, who stands at 6-0-0 in conference play ... In their most recent outing, the Polar Bears edged Muskingum 1-0 thanks to a fourth-minute goal from sophomore forward Jenna Fuller ... She now has 14 goals in her second season, tying her for second all-time among sophomores in program history ... In net, junior goalkeeper Meagan Grierson registered her tenth shutout of the season and 30th in her career after going uncontested ... After 14 matches played, Fuller leads the team with 14 goals, 30 points, and 49 shots this season ... She also ranks first in goals, third in points, and fifth in shots among the OAC ... Junior Haley Moses leads the Polar Bears and sits tied for fourth in the OAC with five assists while senior McKenna Welsh and sophomore Emma Barney are tied for second on the team and for seventh in the conference with four helpers each ... Grierson leads the league in goals against (5), GAA (0.37), and stands fourth in save percentage (78.3%) ... Grierson's 30 career clean sheets currently places her in a tie for second all-time in program history, just one removed from tying former student-athlete Heather Davidson's school record of 31 career shutouts ... She also stands ninth in career saves (127) all-time while her current GAA is on pace to break the school record, which she set last season at 0.42 ... Capital owns an 11-3-0 overall record and a 5-1-0 conference mark this season ... The Crusaders' league record ranks them third in the OAC, just one game back from Ohio Northern and Otterbein ... Capital knocked off OAC rival Muskingum 3-1 in their most recent outing on Wednesday ... Junior forward Carlee Murry paces the Crusaders with six goals while junior Maggie Peddicord leads the team with five assists ... In net, sophomore goalkeeper Kelly Bachmann has made 11 starts and recorded 37 saves, a 1.18 goals against average, and three shutouts in 2018.
ONU Statistical Leaders:
All-Time Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series 19-14-2 between the two programs ... The Polar Bears have won the past three meetings, including a 1-0 win in the 2017 regular season and a 2-0 victory in last season's OAC Tournament Finals.
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 197-78-26 (.698), ranking him as the all-time winningest coach in program history.