Volleyball: Baldwin Wallace (18-1 Overall, 1-0 OAC) at #11 Ohio Northern (14-3 Overall, 2-0 OAC)

Volleyball: Baldwin Wallace (18-1 Overall, 1-0 OAC) at #11 Ohio Northern (14-3 Overall, 2-0 OAC)

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 7 pm - ONU Sports Center, Ada, Ohio

Tuesday's Preview: The 11th-ranked Ohio Northern volleyball team is riding an 8-match winning streak, which includes a 3-1 win at Marietta on Friday ... Senior McKenna Jordan led the way for ONU with 16 kills ... Senior All-American Chelsea Huppert added 14 kills and six digs. Senior McKenna Hostetler and sophomore Hannah Irmer recorded 23 and 19 digs, respectively ... Jordan surpassed the 1,000-kill plateau last week and now has 1,028 in her 108 career matches ... Huppert leads the OAC with a 1.16 bps average and is second in the OAC with a .362 hitting percentage ... Huppert and freshman Madison Kern are tied for second the league with 64 blocks each and are 1-2 on the team with 173 and 117 kills, respectively ... Freshman Megan Mahon is third on the team with 111 kills and Jordan is fourth with 107 kills ... Hostetler leads the team and is third in the OAC with 367 digs ... She ranks 5th all-time at ONU with 1,782 digs in 113 career matches ... Sophomore Kiki Carle leads the team with 361 assists and junior Katie Wade is second with 319 assists ... Wade has 2,729 career assists, placing her seventh all-time at ONU ... Huppert has 1,198 career kills, which puts her 8th on ONU's all-time career kills list ... Huppert is 3rd all-time with a career .341 hitting percentage and 112 career block solos and ranks 7th with 350 total blocks ... ONU leads the OAC with 151 blocks and a 2.29 bps average ... ONU is 104-13 against unranked opponents in the past 5 seasons, a winning percentage of .889 ... BW enters Tuesday's contest riding a 5-match win streak, which includes a 3-0 sweep of Capital in its OAC opener on Saturday ... Junior Alexis Garrett and sophomore Ivy Earl led BW with 12 and 10 kills, respectively ... Earl leads the team and is 9th in the OAC with 182 kills ... Junior Taylor Brown is second on the team with 158 kills ... Earl leads the OAC with 39 aces and junior Kathleen Egan is second in the OAC with 617 assists. 

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Kills       Blocks       Aces       Digs       Assists  
1. Huppert 173   1. Kern 64   1. Hall 20   1. Hostetler  367   1. Carle 361
2. Kern 117     Huppert 64   2. Lam 18   2. Irmer 190   2. Wade 319
3. Mahon 111   3. Ellis 23     Irmer 18   3. Hall 178   3. Hostetler 34

All-Time Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 65-15 margin ... The two teams split last season, with BW winning 3-0 in Berea in the regular season and ONU winning 3-1 at home in the OAC Tournament Semifinals.

Head Coach Kate Witte: Witte is currently in her 29th season as the head women's volleyball coach at Ohio Northern … She owns a coaching record of 729-238, a winning percentage of .753 ... She is the school's all-time wins leader. ... She is the school's all-time wins leader and has announced her retirement at the end of the 2019 season.