Volleyball: #11 Ohio Northern (15-3 Overall) at Trinity (Tex.) Fall Classic

Volleyball: #11 Ohio Northern (15-3 Overall) at Trinity (Tex.) Fall Classic

Friday-Saturday, October 11-12, 2019 - Bell Athletic Center, San Antonio, Tex.

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Tuesday's Preview: The 11th-ranked Ohio Northern volleyball team takes its 9-match winning streak to San Antonio, Tex., this weekend to compete at the Trinity (Tex.) Fall Classic Friday and Saturday ... The Polar Bears will face Mary Hardin-Baylor (Tex.) and #10 Trinity (Tex.) on Friday at 2 and 8 pm (CDT), respectively ... On Saturday, ONU will face Rowan (N.J.) at 11 am (CDT) and California-Santa Cruz at 3:30 pm (CDT) ... Ohio Northern is coming off a 25-17, 25-27, 25-20, 25-11 victory over Baldwin Wallace on Tuesday ... Senior McKenna Jordan had 18 kills , senior Sydney Bapst added 14 kills and senior All-American Chelsea Huppert had 12 kills for ONU ... Junior Katie Wade dished out 46 assists and senior McKenna Hostetler had 21 digs and freshman Madison Kern tied her career-high with eight blocks to go with four kills ... Jordan surpassed the 1,000-kill plateau last week and now has 1,046 in her 109 career matches ... Kern leads the OAC with a 1.18 bps average and 72 blocks this season ... Huppert is third in the league with 67 blocks, and is second in the OAC with a .360 hitting percentage and a 1.14 bps average ... Huppert and Jordan are 1-2 on the team with 185 and 125 kills ... Kern is third with 121 kills and freshman Megan Mahon is fourth with 111 kills ... Hostetler leads the team and is second in the OAC with 388 digs ... She ranks 5th all-time at ONU with 1,803 digs in 114 career matches ... Wade leads the team in assists with 365 and sophomore Kiki Carle is second with 361 assists ... Wade has 2,775 career assists, placing her seventh all-time at ONU ... Huppert has 1,210 career kills, which puts her 8th on ONU's all-time career kills list ... Huppert is 3rd all-time with a career .341 hitting percentage and 114 career block solos and ranks 4th with 353 total blocks ... ONU leads the OAC with 162 blocks and a 2.31 bps average ... ONU is 105-13 against unranked opponents in the past 5 seasons, a winning percentage of .890 ... Mary Hardin-Baylor is 14-4 on the season ... The Cru is riding a 9-match winning streak ... Trinity is 16-4 on the season and is ranked #10 nationally in the latest AVCA poll ... The Tigers have won 8 of their last 9 games ... Rowan is 11-9 on the season and the Profs have won 4 of their last 6 games ... CSC is 9-9 on the year and the Banana Slugs have won four consecutive matches entering the weekend.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Kills       Blocks       Aces       Digs       Assists  
1. Huppert 185   1. Kern 72   1. Hall 21   1. Hostetler  388   1. Wade 365
2. Jordan 125   2. Huppert 67   2. Irmer 19   2. Irmer 199   2. Carle 361
3. Kern 121   3. Ellis 25   3. Lam 18   3. Hall 188   3. Hostetler 35

All-Time Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series between Trinity by a 3-1 margin ... This will be the first meeting between ONU and UMHB, Rowan and CSC.

Head Coach Kate Witte: Witte is currently in her 29th season as the head women's volleyball coach at Ohio Northern … She owns a coaching record of 730-238, a winning percentage of .754 ... She is the school's all-time wins leader. ... She is the school's all-time wins leader and has announced her retirement at the end of the 2019 season.