Women's Cross Country: Ohio Northern (67-26 Overall) at OAC Championships

Women's Cross Country: Ohio Northern (67-26 Overall) at OAC Championships

Saturday, November 2, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m. – Liberty Park Recreation Area in Twinsburg, Ohio

ONU Race Notes: The Ohio Northern women's cross country team will compete in the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships Saturday … The meet will be held at Liberty Park Recreation Area in Twinsburg … The women are scheduled to race at 12 p.m. while the men will compete at 11 a.m. … The Polar Bears have placed in the top half of the field in all five meets this season and that includes one first-place finish … Northern is fresh off a ninth-place finish at the Oberlin Rumble Oct. 19 … In that race, sophomore Tessa Pitcovich paced the Polar Bears, crossing 26th overall in a time of 22:25 … Sopmhore Rue Whitmore took 42nd overall, clocking in at 22:52 … Senior Kathleen Colvin placed 58th in a time of 23:02, while junior Megan Wright and Chyanne Retcher rounded out ONU's top-five, recording times of 23:14 and 23:24, respectively … Northern has placed fifth or better at the OAC Championship in each of the last 17 years … During that span, the Polar Bears have claimed six conference titles.  

Head Coach Jason Maus: Maus is in his 11th season as head coach of the women's cross-country team … He has coached three women's cross-country teams to Ohio Athletic Conference titles … Maus is also the all-time winningest coach in Ohio Northern women's cross-country history.