Volleyball: #25 Ohio Northern (3-1 Overall) at Illinois Wesleyan Classic

Volleyball: #25 Ohio Northern (3-1 Overall) at Illinois Wesleyan Classic

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 8-9, 2017 - Shirk Center, Bloomington, Ill.

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Preview: No. 25-ranked Ohio Northern will continue its 2017 season Friday and Saturday at the Illinois Wesleyan Barker Chevrolet Classic Invitational ... The tournament, which features five teams, will see four matches played on Friday evening and four contests on Saturday morning and afternoon ... On Friday, Northern will play #22 Elmhurst (Ill) at 5 pm (CDT) and host Illinois Wesleyan at 8 pm (CDT) ... ONU's Saturday opponents are DePauw (Ind.) at 11 am (CDT) and Aurora (Ill.) at 2 pm (CDT) ... In addition to Elmhurst with a #22 national ranking, DePauw received the 27th-most votes in this week's AVCA poll and Illinois Wesleyan received the 26th-most votes in the AVCA Preseason Poll this year ... Ohio Northern is led in 2017 by sophomore McKenna Jordan with 58 kills and sophomore Chelsea Huppert with 49 kills and 20 blocks ... Senior All-American Megan Nieszala leads the team with 83 digs and ranks 9th all-time at ONU with 1,370 career digs ... Senior Haley Potters currently ranks 5th all-time at ONU with a .302 career hitting percentage.

ONU Returners Statistical Leaders:

  Kills       Blocks       Aces       Digs       Assists  
1. Jordan 58   1. Huppert 20   1. Potters 5   1. Nieszala 83   1. Wade 175
2. Huppert 49   2. Potters 16     Sharlow 5   2. Hostetler 66   2. Nieszala 5
3. Potters 41   3. Wade 8     Wade 5   3. Wade 54   3. Broering 5
                                  Sharlow 5

All-Time Series: ONU leads the all-time series against all four opponents: Elmhurst (3-2), Illinois Wesleyan (5-2), DePauw (10-0) and Aurora (2-0).

Head Coach Kate Witte: Witte is in her 27th season as head coach with a 667-222 record, a winning percentage of .750.