Women's Soccer: Ohio Northern (0-0-0) vs. Washington & Jefferson (0-0-0)/at Carnegie Mellon (0-0-0)

Women's Soccer: Ohio Northern (0-0-0) vs. Washington & Jefferson (0-0-0)/at Carnegie Mellon (0-0-0)

Friday, August 30, 2019, 6 p.m. - CMU Soccer Field, Pittsburgh, Pa. 
Sunday, September 1, 2019, 1:30 p.m. - CMU Soccer Field, Pittsburgh, Pa.

This Weekend's Preview: The Ohio Northern women's soccer team begins its 2019 season at the Tartan Cup on the campus of Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) …  The Polar Bears are slated to play Washington & Jefferson College (Pa.) at CMU Soccer Field Friday at 6 p.m. … Northern wraps up the Tartan Cup taking on host Carnegie Mellon at CMU Soccer Field Sunday at 1:30 p.m. … The Polar Bears finished the 2018 season with a 14-4-1 overall record and a 7-1-1 mark in OAC play, which placed them second … That marked the fifth consecutive year that Northern finished in the top two of the final conference standings … ONU's season came to an end in the OAC Tournament Championship match where they fell to Otterbein 1-0 in double overtime … 16th-year head coach Mark Batman welcomes back 21 varsity letter winners …  Senior goalkeeper Meagan Grierson anchors the team, having earned OAC Goaltender of the Year in each of her three seasons in Ada … She currently sports a record of 49-10-3 with a school record 32 shutouts … Junior Sydney Leshnak headlines the defensive unit after being named first-team All-OAC in 2018 … Senior Haley Moses also garnered first-team All-OAC recognition for her play in the midfield … Junior Jenna Fuller rounds out the Polar Bears first-team All-OAC honorees after she netted a team-best 16 goals last season, and senior midfielder Hannah Martin earned second-team All-OAC recognition. 

 ONU Returning Statistical Leaders (2018):

Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA  
1. Fuller 16    1. Moses 6    1. Fuller 34    1. Grierson 31    1. Grierson 0.53
2. Barney 5   2. Barney   2. Barney 14   2.   Penrod 0   2.  Penrod 0.00
3. 6 Tied 2   3.  2 Tied 3   3. Moses 10                

Series Record: The Polar Bears have never squared off against Washington & Jefferson. ONU is 0-2-3 all-time against Carnegie Mellon with the last two meetings being 0-0 draws. 

Head Coach Mark Batman: Batman enters his 16th season with the ONU women's soccer program. He sports an overall coaching record of 199-80-27 and a .650 win percentage.