Volleyball: Mount Union (20-8 Overall, 5-3 OAC) at #10 Ohio Northern (22-5, 7-1 OAC)

Volleyball: Mount Union (20-8 Overall, 5-3 OAC) at #10 Ohio Northern (22-5, 7-1 OAC)

Friday, November 1, 2019, 7 pm - ONU Sports Center, Ada, Ohio

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Friday's Preview: The 10th-ranked Ohio Northern volleyball team can clinch a share of its 26th OAC Regular Season title and the top seed in next week's OAC Tournament with a victory in the regular season finale against Mount Union ... It is also Senior Night at ONU and the team will honor its five seniors, Sydney Bapst, McKenna Hostetler, Chelsea Huppert, McKenna Jordan and Kristin Langston in a pre-match ceremony ... ONU is coming off a 3-2 loss to Otterbein on Tuesday ... Huppert had 12 kills and five blocks and Bapst had 11 kills to lead ONU ... Huppert is second in the OAC with a 1.05 bps average and a .351 hitting percentage and leads the team with 287 kills ... Freshman Madison Kern leads the OAC with 1.07 bps and is second with 97 blocks ... Huppert is 3rd all-time in ONU history with a career .341 hitting pct. and 122 career block solos, is 4th with 383 total blocks and is 6th with 1,312 kills ... Senior McKenna Jordan is second on the team with 206 kills this season ... She has 1,127 in her 118 career matches and needs just 49 more to get into ONU's all-time top 10 list in the category ... Senior McKenna Hostetler leads the team and the OAC with 591 digs ... She ranks 4th all-time at ONU with 2,006 digs in 123 career matches ... ONU is 110-14 against unranked opponents in the past 5 seasons, a winning percentage of .887 ... ONU leads the OAC with 224 blocks and a 2.15 bps average this year ... ONU will host a quarterfinal match of the OAC Tournament next Tuesday ... MtU is looking to snap a 2-match losing streak and is currently tied for 4th in the OAC heading into Friday's regular season finale ... MtU got 22 kills and 15 digs from junior Madelin DiBease in a 3-2 loss to Baldwin Wallace on Tuesday ... DiBease leads the team and is 4th in the OAC with 299 kills ... Junior Breanna Arnett is second on the team and is 7th in the league with 278 kills ... Freshman Alyssa Kasaris leads the team and is third in the OAC with 522 digs.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Kills       Blocks       Aces       Digs       Assists  
1. Huppert 288   1. Kern 98   1. irmer 27   1. Hostetler  591   1. Wade 693
2. Jordan 206   2. Huppert 97   2. Hostetler 26   2. Irmer 311   2. Carle 371
3. Kern 186   3. Ellis 39     Hall 26   3. Hall 243   3. Hostetler 50

All-Time Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 50-8 margin ... ONU has won the last 6 matches in the series, including a 3-2 victory last year ... ONU is 21-2 in the series in games played in Ada.

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 737-240, 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.