Saturday, October 5, 2019, 1 p.m. - Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio
Saturday's Preview: The Ohio Northern women's soccer team opens up Ohio Athletic Conference play against Marietta Saturday at 1 p.m. at Kerscher Stadium in Ada … The Polar Bears own a 6-2-2 overall record and are receiving votes in both the United Soccer Coaches and D3Soccer.com top 25 … Northern is fresh off a 2-0 victory over UC Clermont last weekend … In that game, sophomore Tara Morris and freshman Hailey McGuire netted their first goals of the season … Junior Jenna Fuller leads ONU with seven goals in 2019 … She has 35 scores in her career, which ties her for ninth all-time in program history … Senior Rose Nienaber boasts four goals this season, while junior Emma Barney has a pair of scores … Six other Polar Bears have netted one goal in 2019 … Senior goaltender Meagan Grierson made one save against UC Clermont to bring her season total to 26 … She has 166 saves in her ONU career, which ranks ninth all-time in program history … Grierson also has four shuts outs this season and 36 in her ONU career, which is tops in school history … The Pioneers, who own a 6-3-1 overall record, having won four of their last five contests … Kayla Tomlin and Chloe Williams pace Marietta — which is averaging 2.4 goal per game — with four goals apiece … Three different goaltenders have started a game for the Pioneers, who surrender 0.8 goals per contest.
Series Record: Ohio Northern is 23-6-2 all-time versus Marietta … The Polar Bears have won the last 12 meetings by a combined score of 46-1.
Head Coach Mark Batman: Batman is in his 16th season with the ONU women's soccer program ... He sports an overall coaching record of 205-82-29, a .649 win percentage.