Women's Soccer: #15 Ohio Northern (10-1-1 Overall, 3-0-0 OAC) at Heidelberg (7-5-1 Overall, 1-2-0 OAC)

Women's Soccer: #15 Ohio Northern (10-1-1 Overall, 3-0-0 OAC) at Heidelberg (7-5-1 Overall, 1-2-0 OAC)

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, 4 pm, Hidden Valley Soccer Complex, Tiffin, Ohio

Tuesday's Preview: The No. 17-ranked Ohio Northern women's soccer team enters Tuesday's contest riding an eight game winning streak, including a 1-0 victory over Capital on Saturday afternoon ... ONU jumped to No. 15 in the United Soccer Coaches poll, released on Oct. 10 and moved into the D3Soccer.com poll at No. 19 ... Northern posted its ninth shutout of the season and eighth shutout victory with the win over Capital ... The Polar Bears also sit atop the Ohio Athletic Conference standings with the win over Capital and own own the only undefeated OAC record in the conference ... In the victory over Capital, sophomore Rose Nienaber tallied her third goal in as many games to lead ONU in the victory ... Nienaber is currently tied with senior forward Anna Niemeyer for first on the team with five goals ... Freshman Jenna Fuller currently ranks third on the team with four goals and leads the team and ranks fifth in the OAC with five assists ... Nienaber and sophomores Haley Moses and Hannah Martin are currently tied for second on the team with two assists each ... Defensively, sophomore goalkeeper Meagan Grierson leads the Polar Bears and OAC with seven shutouts ... Grierson's 13 career shutouts currently rank seventh all-time at Ohio Northern ... Her goals against average of 0.50 ranks first in the OAC ... Grierson also leads the team and ranks fourth in the OAC in both save percentage (.818) and goals allowed (6) ... As a team, Northern is tied for eighth nationally with a shutout percentage of .727 ... Heidelberg enters the contest after dropping its last two contests ... The Student Princes are led offensively by sophomore Erica Campbell's eight goals ... The sophomore ranks tied for fourth in the OAC in goals ... Junior Amanda Kilway currently leads the team and is tied for fifth in the OAC with five assists ... Campbell's 16 points are currently tied for fifth in the conference and lead the team ... In the goal, Heidelberg is led by junior Alexandra Farmer with a 6-5-0 record ... Farmer leads the team and is tied for first in the OAC with 64 saves this season ... Her save percentage of .821 currently leads the team and ranks third in the conference.

ONU Statistical Leaders

  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA  
1. Niemeyer 5    1. Fuller 5    1. Fuller 13   1. Grierson 27    1. Grierson 0.50
  Nienaber 5   2. Neinaber   2. Nienaber 12                
3.  Fuller     Martin 2   3. Niemeyer 10                
          Moses 2                        

Series Record: ONU leads the all-time series between the schools by a 22-10-3 margin ... The Polar Bears have won the last 20 contests, dating back to 1997 ... ONU is 9-7-2 all-time on the road against HU.

Head Coach Mark Batman: Batman is in his 14th season as head coach with a 175-75-25 career record and a winning percentage of .682 ... Batman is the winningest head coach in Ohio Northern women's soccer history.