Women's Lacrosse: Ohio Northern (6-8 Overall, 3-3 OAC) at Otterbein (7-8, 3-3 OAC)

Women's Lacrosse: Ohio Northern (6-8 Overall, 3-3 OAC) at Otterbein (7-8, 3-3 OAC)

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 7 pm - Memorial Stadium, Westerville, Ohio

Wednesday's Game: The Ohio Northern women's lacrosse team will travel to Westerville to play Otterbein in its penultimate regular season contest ... ONU and OU enter the contest tied for fifth place in the OAC and Wednesday's winner will stay in the hunt for a spot in the 4-team OAC Tournament next week ... Ohio Northern is coming off a 26-2 loss at John Carroll on Saturday ... Senior Chelsea Cousins and sophomore Maggie Fuller scored goals for ONU ... Through 14 games this season, freshman Sydney Skelding leads the team with 28 goals and 37 points ... Sophomore Betsy Naugle is second in scoring with 24 goals and 31 points ... Sophomore Rachel Shipman leads the team with 11 assists and 28 caused turnovers this season and has an ONU record 19 career assists ... Junior Emily Hershberger leads the team with 43 ground balls ... Senior Shannen Larsen Van Alstine has 87 saves and a 15.18 GAA and sophomore Kelli Hill has 50 saves and a 11.00 GAA in goal ... Larsen Van Alstine owns ONU records with 335 saves and 15 wins in her career ... The Cardinals are coming off a 17-7 loss at Baldwin Wallace on Saturday ... BW scored 14 consecutive goals to lead 14-1 early in the second half ... OU was led by Abby Smoot with five goals and is tied for fourth in the OAC with 51 goals this season ... Cameron Finnegan is second on the team with 36 goals, while Ema Pusecker has 21 goals, and is fourth in the OAC with 27 assists for 48 points this year ... In goal, Allison Rhoads has 61 saves and a 12.77 GAA and Tasha Williams has 41 saves and a 13.57 GAA.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Goals       Assists       Points       Shots       Ground Balls  
1. Skelding  28   1. Shipman 11   1. Skelding 37   1. Lohman 67   1. Hershberger 43
2. Naugle 24   2. Skelding 9   2. Naugle 31   2. Skelding 64   2. McArn 42
3. Shipman 19   3. Naugle 7   3. Shipman 30   3. Naugle 55     Cousins 42

All-Time Series: Otterbein leads the series between the two schools by a 2-0 margin ... OU topped ONU 13-3 in 2017 and 15-5 in 2016.

ONU head coach Beth Hemminger: Hemminger in her second season at ONU with a 16-30 record, a winning percentage of .348.