Women's Soccer: Heidelberg (5-8-1 Overall, 1-4-0 OAC) at #23 Ohio Northern (11-2-2 Overall, 5-0-0 OAC)

Women's Soccer: Heidelberg (5-8-1 Overall, 1-4-0 OAC) at #23 Ohio Northern (11-2-2 Overall, 5-0-0 OAC)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7 p.m. - Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio

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Tuesday's Preview: The No. 23-ranked Ohio Northern women's soccer team returns home and hosts Heidelberg at 7 p.m. at Kerscher Stadium in Ada … The Polar Bears — who are riding a seven-game win streak — boast an 11-2-2 overall record, which includes a 5-0-0 mark in Ohio Athletic Conference play … Northern has outscored its foes 23-3 during that stretch … ONU is averaging 2.5 goals per contest this season and only giving up 0.8 goals per game … On Saturday, ONU claimed a 2-1 win at John Carroll … In that game, junior Jenna Fuller tallied her team-leading 13th goal of 2019, while senior Rose Nienaber scored her sixth goal this season … Fuller's 13 scores gives her 41 for her career, which ranks eighth all-time in program history … Junior Siena Ward has four goals in 2019 … Senior Haley Moses and junior Emma Barney have netted three scores apiece, while junior Megan Breier and freshman Hailey McGuire have two goals each … Senior goaltender Meagan Grierson has recorded 32 saves and seven shut outs in 2019 … Grierson has registered 39 shut outs in her career, and that's tops in school history … Grierson's 172 career saves ranks her eighth all-time in school history … Heidelberg lays claim to a 5-8-1 overall record, which includes a 1-4-0 mark in OAC play … The Student Princes average two goals per contest and surrender 1.9 scores per game … Erica Campbell leads Heidelberg offensively with eight goals in 2019 … Meredith Bruce has started every game in net for the Student Princes this season and has logged 61 saves.

ONU Statistical Leaders: 

  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA   
1. Fuller 13   1. Breier 4    1. Fuller 29    1. Grierson 32   1. Grierson 0.78
2. Nienaber 6   2. 4 Tied  3   2. Nienaber 15                
3. Ward 4            3. 4 Tied 8                

Series Record: Ohio Northern owns a 24-10-3 all-time record versus Heidelberg … The Polar Bears — who have a 13-3-1 all-time mark against the Student Princes in Ada — have won 22 in a row in the series … Northern won last year's meeting in Tiffin 1-0. 

Head Coach Mark Batman: Batman is in his 16th season with the ONU women's soccer program ... He sports an overall coaching record of 210-82-29, a .654 win percentage.