Women's Soccer: Ohio Northern (8-2-2 Overall, 2-0-0 OAC) at Muskingum (6-6-0 Overall, 1-1-0 OAC)

Women's Soccer: Ohio Northern (8-2-2 Overall, 2-0-0 OAC) at Muskingum (6-6-0 Overall, 1-1-0 OAC)

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 1 p.m. - North Athletic Turf Field, New Concord, Ohio 

Saturday's Preview: The Ohio Northern women's soccer team remains on the road Saturday and battles Muskingum at 1 p.m. at the North Athletic Turf Field in New Concord … The Polar Bears — who are receiving votes in the United Soccer Coaches top 25 — boast an 8-2-2 overall record, which includes a 2-0-0 mark in Ohio Athletic Conference play … Northern has won four in a row and outscored its foes 16-2 during that stretch … On Wednesday, ONU claimed a 7-1 win at Baldwin Wallace … In that game, six different Polar Bears boasted a goal, and junior Siena Ward led the way with a pair of scores … Fellow junior Jenna Fuller recorded her team-leading 11th goal of 2019, which gives her 39 for her career, and that ranks her eight all-time in school history … Senior Rose Nienaber has four goals in 2019, while senior Haley Moses has three … Senior goaltender Meagan Grierson has recorded 27 saves and five shut outs in 2019 … Grierson has registered 37 shut outs in her career, and that's tops in program history … Her 167 career saves ranks her ninth all-time in school history … Muskingum lays claim to a 6-6-0 overall record and a 1-1-0 mark in OAC play … The Muskies average 1.75 goals per contest and are led offensively by Mary Double who has six scores on the season … Katie Bodenmiller takes care of the goalkeeping duties, and she's logged 61 saves in 2019. 

ONU Statistical Leaders: 
  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA   
1. Fuller 11   1. Breier 3    1. Fuller 24    1. Grierson 27   1. Grierson 0.88
2. Nienaber 4   2. Nienaber  3   2. Nienaber 11                
3. 2 Tied 3   3. 3 Tied   2   3. Moses 8                

Series Record: Ohio Northern owns a 27-4-0 all-time record versus Muskingum … The Polar Bears — who lay claim to a 13-3-0 all-time mark in New Concord — have won 14 in a row in the series, and in that time have outscored the Muskies 85-6. 

Head Coach Mark Batman: Batman is in his 16th season with the ONU women's soccer program ... He sports an overall coaching record of 207-82-29, a .651 win percentage.