Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, 6 pm, Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio
Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, 6 pm, Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio
This Weekend's Preview: The Ohio Northern women's soccer team will open its 2017 home schedule with back-to-back contests at Kerscher Stadium on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8-9 ... ONU will take on DePauw (Ind.) on Friday evening before competing against Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) on Saturday evening at Kerscher Stadium ... The Polar Bears enter the contest after defeating Adrian (Mich.) 2-1 in a thrilling overtime contest ... Senior forward Anna Niemeyer led the way for ONU with two goals, while freshman Jenna Fuller added an assist ... Friday's contest opens a 3-game home stand for the Polar Bears ... Sophomore goalkeeper Meagan Grierson improved her record to 1-1-0 on the year in the victory, recording two saves ... DePauw (Ind.) enters the contest after dropping its season-opener to Washington (Mo.) 4-1 ... Senior Bridget Brendza scored the lone goal for the Tigers ... Brendza led the team with five assists in during the 2016 season ... Senior Kathryn Ruark returns to the squad after leading the team with six goals a season ago ... Sophomore Shaili Kumar returns after ranking second on the team with five goals ... Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) enters Saturday's contest after winning its first two contests by a combined 6-1 ... In that stretch, the Tartans have seen six athletes each score a goal ... Senior Tori Iatarola currently leads the team with two assists in CMU's first two contests ... Tartan goalie and freshman Carolyn Botz is 2-0-0 to open her career and has a 0.50 GAA to open her career.
ONU Returning Statistical Leaders (2016)
Series Record: Northern is 1-0-1 all-time against DePauw ... The first contest between the schools in 2009 ended in a 0-0 tie, before Northern claimed the second contest 1-0 in 2014 ... ONU is 0-2-2 all-time against Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) ... The Tartans won the first two contests in the series, while the previous two contests have ended in draws.
Head Coach Mark Batman: Batman is in his 14th season as head coach with a 166-75-24 career record and a winning percentage of .672.