Volleyball: #11 Ohio Northern (18-4 Overall, 3-0 OAC) at Wilmington (3-18 Overall, 0-3 OAC)

Volleyball: #11 Ohio Northern (18-4 Overall, 3-0 OAC) at Wilmington (3-18 Overall, 0-3 OAC)

Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 7 pm - Raizk Arena, Wilmington, Ohio

Tuesday's Preview: The 11th-ranked Ohio Northern volleyball team returns to Ohio Athletic Conference action with a road match at Wilmington on Tuesday ... ONU is coming off a 3-1 record at the Trinity (Tex.) Fall Classic over the weekend ... Senior All-American Chelsea Huppert and senior McKenna Hostetler were named to the All-Tournament Team ... Huppert finished the tournament with team-highs of 48 kills and 14 blocks, while Hostetler led the team with 95 digs and five aces in the four matches ... Huppert leads the OAC with 81 blocks and a 1.11 bps average, and is second in the OAC with a .366 hitting percentage ... Huppert and senior McKenna Jordan are 1-2 on the team with 232 and 163 kills, respecively ... Freshman Madison Kern is third with 148 kills and senior Sydney Bapst is fourth with 125 kills ... Hostetler leads the OAC with 484 digs and a 5.76 dps average ... She ranks 4th all-time at ONU with 1,899 digs in 118 career matches ... Junior Katie Wade leads the team in assists with 511 and sophomore Kiki Carle is second with 362 assists ... Wade has 2,920 career assists, placing her seventh all-time at ONU ... Huppert has 1,257 career kills, which puts her 7th on ONU's all-time career kills list ... Huppert is 3rd all-time with a career .343 hitting percentage and 121 career block solos and ranks 4th with 367 total blocks ... Jordan has 1,084 career kills and is 92 kills away from cracking ONU's all-time top 10 list ... ONU leads the OAC with 184 blocks and a 2.19 bps average ... ONU is 108-13 against unranked opponents in the past 5 seasons, a winning percentage of .893 ... Wilmington is looking to snap a 5-match losing streak and is coming off a 3-0 loss at Mount Union on Saturday ... Senior Jillian Wesco leads the Quakers with 148 kills and senior Taylor McCuistion is second on the squad with 126 kills.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Kills       Blocks       Aces       Digs       Assists  
1. Huppert 232   1. Huppert 81   1. Hall 23   1. Hostetler  483   1. Wade 511
2. Jordan 163   2. Kern 78   2. Lam 23   2. Irmer 251   2. Carle 362
3. Kern 148   3. Ellis 29   3. Hostetler 22   3. Hall 217   3. Hostetler 43

All-Time Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 27-0 margin ... ONU is 12-0 in matches played at Wilmington.

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 733-239, 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.