Volleyball to open 2019 schedule August 30-31 by hosting 41st annual ONU Invitational

Volleyball to open 2019 schedule August 30-31 by hosting 41st annual ONU Invitational

By Tim Glon

| 2019 Schedule |

ADA — The Ohio Northern volleyball team will open its 2019 season by hosting the 41st Annual ONU Invitational on Aug. 30-31 at the ONU Sports Center under 29th-year head coach Kate Witte.

The Polar Bears will also play in-season tournaments at Bluffton, Wittenberg and Trinity (Tex.) 

The schedule also features non-conference home contests with Kenyon, Denison, Earlham (Ind.) and Hiram and road matches at Denison and Bluffton.

Northern will begin the quest for its fourth consecutive Ohio Athletic Conference Regular Season title with a home match with Muskingum on Sept. 24.

ONU also has home OAC contests with Baldwin Wallace, John Carroll, Otterbein and Mount Union.

The Polar Bears will also travel to OAC-foes Marietta, Wilmington, Heidelberg and Capital.

The OAC Tournament is slated for Nov. 5-9.

Northern 22-8 overall, shared the OAC Regular Season crown with an 8-1 mark, won the OAC Tournament title and advanced to the NCAA III Tournament in 2018.