Volleyball: Kenyon (8-3 Overall, 0-0 NCAC) at Ohio Northern (9-3 Overall, 0-0 OAC)

Volleyball: Kenyon (8-3 Overall, 0-0 NCAC) at Ohio Northern (9-3 Overall, 0-0 OAC)

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, 7 pm - ONU Sports Center, Ada, Ohio

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Wednesday's Preview: Ohio Northern will look to win its sixth contest in seven games on Wednesday evening ... The Polar Bears enter the matchup with Kenyon after posting a 2-1 record at the Wittenberg Fall Classic ... Northern opened the tournament with a solid performance as it defeated No. 12-ranked Washington (Mo.) 3-1 ... Northern would sweep Clarkson (N.Y.) 3-0 before falling to No. 3-ranked Wittenberg 3-1 ... Through 12 matches this season, sophomore Chelsea Huppert leads the team and ranks second in the Ohio Athletic Conference with 156 kills, while sophomore McKenna Jordan ranks second on the team anf third in the OAC with 154 kills ... Freshman Katie Wade currently leads the team and OAC with 506 assists, averaging 10.77 assists per set ... Senior All-American Megan Nieszala currently ranks first on the team and in the OAC with 275 digs, while sophomore McKenna Hostetler ranks second on the team and fourth in the conference with 208 digs ... Huppert currently leads the team and OAC in blocks solo (19), block assists (35) and total blocks (54) ... Senior Haley Potters ranks second on the team and OAC with 11 blocks solo, and ranks second on the team and third in the OAC in block assists (31) and total blocks (42) ... Kenyon enters the contest after winning its last two matches ... Junior Schuyler Stupica, sophomore Mackenzie Bruzzio, and junior Delaney Swanson ranks first, second and third, respectively with 86, 84 and 82 kills each ... Senior setter Jensen Shurbert currently ranks first on the team with 356 assists, while fellow senior Rachael Thorson ranks first on the team with 213 digs ... Defensively, Stupica leads the team with 33 blocks.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Kills       Blocks       Aces       Digs       Assists  
1. Huppert 156   1. Huppert 54   1. Langston 17   1. Nieszala 275   1. Wade 506
2. Jordan 154   2. Potters 42   2. Potters 15   2. Hostetler 208   2. Nieszala 38
3. Bapst 112   3. Wade 17   3. Sharlow 15   3. Wade 138   3. Broering 12
  Potters 112              Nieszala 10                 

All-Time Series: Northern leads the all-time series between the two schools by an 18-1 margin ... Northern's only loss came in during the 1988 season.

Head Coach Kate Witte: Witte is in her 27th season as head coach with a 673-221 record, a winning percentage of .753 ... She is the all-time winningest coach in ONU volleyball history.