Friday, October 18, 2019, 7 pm - ONU Sports Center, Ada, Ohio
Friday's Preview: The 11th-ranked Ohio Northern volleyball team is riding a 3-match winning streak, which includes a 3-0 win at Wilmington on Tuesday ... Senior All-American Chelsea Huppert hit an impressive .857 to lead ONU against the Quakers ... Huppert had 12 kills in just 14 attempts with no errors for her .857 hitting percentage, just missing the ONU single game record of .900 set twice prior on 9-of-10 hitting ... Huppert leads the OAC with 83 blocks, a 1.11 bps average and a .379 hitting percentage and is fifth in the league with 244 kills ... Huppert is 3rd all-time with a career .345 hitting pct. and 121 career block solos, is 4th with 369 total blocks and is 8th with 1,198 kills ... ONU leads the OAC with 188 blocks and a 2.16 bps average this year ... Senior McKenna Jordan is second on the team with 166 kills this season ... She has 1,087 in her 114 career matches and needs just 54 more to get into ONU's all-time top 10 list in the category ... Freshman Madison Kern is second the league with a 1.04 bps average and is third with 78 blocks ... Senior McKenna Hostetler leads the team and the OAC with 499 digs ... She ranks 4th all-time at ONU with 1,914 digs in 119 career matches ... Junior Katie Wade leads the team with 532 assists and sophomore Kiki Carle is second with 371 assists ... Wade has 2,942 career assists, placing her seventh all-time at ONU ... Ohio Northern is 107-13 against unranked opponents in the past 5 seasons, a winning percentage of .892. ... JCU is coming off a 3-0 home loss to Otterbein on Tuesday ... Sophomore Cassi Calamunci had eight kills to lead the Blue Streaks ... Calamunci is third in the OAC with 254 kills and is fifth with a 3.10 kills per set average ... Junior Sarah Calabrese is second on the team and ninth in the league with 223 kills ... Sophomore Ally Bartolone leads the team and is 5th in the OAC with 595 assists and is second in the league with 38 service aces.
ONU Statistical Leaders:
All-Time Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 43-5 margin ... ONU has won 21 consecutive matches in the series, including a 3-1 victory last year ... ONU is 23-2 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 734-239, a winning percentage of .754 ... 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.