Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 7 p.m. - Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio
Wednesday's Preview: The Ohio Northern women's soccer program continues its pursuit of the 2018 OAC regular season title as the Polar Bears welcome in Baldwin Wallace Wednesday, October 3 for a conference affair in Ada ... Match time is set for 7 p.m. from Kerscher Stadium ... ONU has now won 17 consecutive OAC regular season matches dating back to the 2016 season when Northern won the last seven conference affairs of the campaign ... The Polar Bears enter the midweek contest sporting a 7-2-0 overall record and a 1-0-0 league record after defeating Marietta 4-0 on the road last Saturday ... Ohio Northern would outshoot their hosts by a 31-0 margin ... Sophomores Jenna Fuller, Anne Major, and Emma Barney and freshman defender Tara Morris each contributed goals in the weekend victory ... In net, junior goalkeeper Meagan Grierson would record her seventh straight shutout and the 27th clean sheet of her career after going uncontested ... Due to their efforts last week, Fuller was named the OAC Offensive Player of the Week while Grierson was tabbed the OAC Defensive Player of the Week for the second straight voting period ... Fuller leads the Polar Bears and the OAC with nine goals and 18 points this season while Grierson tops the conference in total goals against (4) and goals against average (0.44) ... Meanwhile, junior midfielder Haley Moses leads Northern and sits tied for second in the league with four assists in 2018 ... As a team, the Polar Bears rank first in the conference with a 0.44 goals against average and are tied for the league lead with seven shutouts ... The Yellow Jackets enter the contest owning a 6-3-1 overall record and an 0-1-0 conference mark, falling in their most recent matchup to Capital 4-2 on Saturday ... Senior forward Rachel Bender paces Baldwin Wallace in six goals, six assists, and 18 total points ... She is tied with Fuller for the league lead in points and ranks first in total shots with 78 ... Junior Emma Bruno leads the goalkeeper unit with six matches started, a 1.50 GAA, 22 saves, and a pair of shutouts.
ONU Statistical Leaders:
All-Time Series: The Polar Bears hold a 20-10-3 all-time series advantage over the Yellow Jackets, which includes a 12-3-3 record against BW at home ... Ohio Northern won last year's regular season meeting at Kerscher Stadium 7-2.
Head Coach Mark Batman: Batman is currently in his 15th season as the head coach of the Ohio Northern women's soccer program … He owns an overall record of 192-78-26 (.693), ranking him as the all-time winningest coach in program history.