Friday-Saturday, Oct. 13-14, 2017, 3 pm/Noon - ONU Sports Center, Ada, Ohio
This Weekend's's Preview: The No. 21-ranked Ohio Northern volleyball team will host five matches on Friday and Saturday at the ONU Sports Center ... On Friday, ONU will face Rose-Hulman (Ind.) at 3 pm and Albion (Mich.) at 5 pm before RHIT and AC face each other at 7 pm to complete the tri-match ... On Saturday, ONU will host John Carroll in an OAC match at Noon ... JCU will then play RHIT at 2 pm on Saturday ... ONU is coming off a 3-1 victory at Heidelberg on Tuesday ... Sophomores McKenna Jordan, Sydney Bapst and Chelsea Huppert senior Haley Potters led ONU with 17, 16, 12 and 11 kills, respectively ... Freshman Katie Wade dished out 55 assists and sophomore Kristin Langston had a team-best 23 digs for Ohio Northern ... Through 22 matches this season, Huppert leads the team and ranks third in the OAC with 281 kills, while Jordan ranks second on the team and is fourth in the OAC with 270 kills ... Huppert's .333 hitting percentage leads the team and ranks fifth in the OAC ... Wade currently leads the team, ranks second in the OAC and is third in the nation with 922 assists ... Her assist total this season currently ranks third all-time at ONU for assists in a single season by a freshman ... Nieszala currently leads the team and conference with 444 digs and ranks 12th nationally in the category ... Defensively, Huppert and senior Haley Potters rank first and second on the team and in the OAC with 83 and 82 total blocks, respectively ... The duo also rank 12th and 13th nationally in total blocks ... Potters ranks 10th all-time in ONU history with 287 total blocks and 74 block solos ... Nieszala ranks fourth in ONU history with 1,731 career digs.
ONU Statistical Leaders:
All-Time Series: Northern leads the all-time series against John Carroll by a 40-5 margin and has won 19 consecutive matches, dating to a 3-0 sweep in 2002 ... ONU has not previously faced Rose-Hulman or Albion.
Head Coach Kate Witte: Witte is in her 27th season as head coach with a 682-225 record, a winning percentage of .744 ... She is the all-time winningest coach in ONU volleyball history.