Saturday, October 26, 2019, 1 p.m. - Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio
Saturday's Preview: The No. 21st-ranked Ohio Northern women's soccer team remains at home and hosts Capital at 7 p.m. at Kerscher Stadium in Ada … The Polar Bears — who are riding an eight-game win streak — boast a 12-2-2 overall record, which includes a 6-0-0 mark in Ohio Athletic Conference play … Northern has outscored its foes 26-4 during that stretch … ONU is averaging 2.6 goals per contest this season and only giving up 0.8 goals per game … On Tuesday, ONU claimed a 3-1 home win over Heidelberg … In that game, junior Jenna Fuller tallied her team-leading 14th goal of 2019, while junior Abigail Mathews and freshman Allison Contenza netted the other two goals … Fuller's 14 scores gives her 42 for her career, which ranks seventh all-time in program history … Senior Rose Nienaber boasts six goals this season … Junior Siena Ward has four goals … Senior Haley Moses and junior Emma Barney have netted three scores apiece, while Mathews, junior Megan Breier and freshman Hailey McGuire have two goals each … On Tuesday, Moses logged an assist, the 20th of her career, which moves her into a tie for 10th all-time in program history … Senior goaltender Meagan Grierson has recorded 38 saves and an OAC-best seven shut outs in 2019 … Grierson has registered 39 shut outs in her career, and that's tops in school history … Grierson's 178 career saves ranks her eighth all-time in school history … Capital — which has won three in a row — lays claim to a 12-4-0 overall record, which includes a 5-1-0 mark in OAC play … The Crusaders average 2.8 goals per contest and surrender 0.9 scores per game … Jordan Fike leads Capital offensively with 10 goals in 2019 … Kelly Bachmann has started 13 games in net for the Crusaders this season and has logged 23 saves with four shut outs.
ONU Statistical Leaders:
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Series Record: Ohio Northern owns a 20-14-2 all-time record versus Capital … The Polar Bears — who have an 11-5-1 all-time mark against the Crusaders in Ada — have won four in a row in the series … Northern won last year's meeting in Columbus 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 211-82-29, a .655 win percentage.