By Tim Glon
ADA — The Ohio Northern women's soccer team will open its 2017 season Sept. 1 at Albion (Mich.) under 14th-year head coach Mark Batman.
The Polar Bears will open their home schedule with a three-match home stand with DePauw (Ind.) on Sept. 8, Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) on Sept. 9 and Denison on Sept. 13.
Ohio Northern opens Ohio Athletic Conference play Sept. 30 against Mount Union at Kerscher Stadium.
ONU will also host to Otterbein, John Carroll, Muskingum and Baldwin Wallace in OAC action.
The OAC Tournament is slated for Oct. 30-Nov. 4.
The Polar Bears went 15-4 overall and won the OAC Regular Season title with a 8-1 mark in 2016.