Women's Soccer: Denison (2-1-2 Overall) at Ohio Northern (2-1-1 Overall)

Women's Soccer: Denison (2-1-2 Overall) at Ohio Northern (2-1-1 Overall)

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, 4:30 pm, Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio

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Wednesday's Preview: Northern enters Wednesday evening's contest after hosting DePauw (Ind.) and No. 22-ranked Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) in back-to-back home contests at Kerscher stadium ... In the contest against DePauw, senior forward Anna Niemeyer scored the lone goal for Northern off an assist from junior Sarah Puntel to lift the Polar Bears to a victory ... Sophomore Meagan Grierson led the way defensively, posting her first shutout of the season ... Grierson would continue her defensive streak against the Carnegie Mellon Tartans ... Despite being outshot 24-2 by CMU, Northern would play to a 0-0 tie, while Grierson recorded seven saves and posted her second consecutive shutout in the goal ...  In Northern's two victories, Niemeyer has scored all three goals for ONU, while Puntel and freshman Jenna Fuller each have an assist to lead Northern offensively ... Niemeyer is tied for fourth in the OAC with three goals ... Denison enters the contest after defeating No. 22-ranked Washington & Lee (Va.) 1-0 in Granville ... The Big Red were led by senior Allison Vilsack as she scored the lone goal for DU ... Through five games this season, for DU players have scored ... Vilsack, junior Maggie Armstrong, sophomore Phoebe Gilbert and freshman Kelly O'Neill have each scored for DU ... Defensively, senior Jenny Herold has recorded 21 saves and owns a 0.95 GAA.

ONU Returning Statistical Leaders (2016)

  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA  
1. Manley 6    1. Moses 7    1. Manley 14    1. Grierson 54    1. Grierson 0.71
2. Oswald 5   2. Hannah Martin   2. Moses 11   2.  Grisnik 1        
3. Niemeyer 4     Nienaber 4     Oswald 11                

Series Record: Denison leads the all-time series by a 2-11-2 margin ... Northern claimed last seasons matchup in Granville 1-0, and is 2-2-0 in the previous four matchups.

Head Coach Mark Batman: Batman is in his 14th season as head coach with a 167-75-25 career record and a winning percentage of .672.