Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 3:30 p.m. — ONU Softball Field, Ada, Ohio
Wednesday's Game Preview: The Ohio Northern softball team continues its current six-game home stand this afternoon with a non-conference doubleheader against Wooster at the ONU Softball Field ... The Polar Bears are coming off 5-3 and 11-2 non-conference losses to Trine (Ind.) on Sunday ... Junior Brady Guest went 4-for-7 with a home run in the two games to lead the Northern offense ... Through 14 games this season, Guest leads the team and is tied for third in the OAC with a .500 batting average (14-for-28) ... She also leads the team with 24 base hits, 4 doubles, 2 home runs, 13 RBI and a .708 slugging percentage ... Junior Gabby Stewart is second on the team and 9th in the OAC with a .447 batting average and a team-high 12 runs scored and freshman Kara May is third on the team and 14th in the OAC with a .425 batting average ... In the circle, freshman Madison Anderson is 3-1 with a 0.84 ERA and 13 strikeouts in 16.2 innings ... Senior Kaitlin Surdej is 3-4 overall with a 3.56 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 57.0 innings ... Stewart ranks 29th all-time in ONU history with 113 career base hits ... Senior Hailee Loughman recently joined ONU's 100-Hit Club and now has 103 career base hits, which ranks her 36th all-time ... Surdej ranks 3rd in strikeouts (283) and 8th in wins (35) in her ONU career ... Wooster saw its 5-game winning streak come to an end with tight 2-1, 5-4 losses to Baldwin Wallace on Sunday ... Freshman Grace Randall leads the Scots in batting with a .409 average and sophomore Emmalee Cooke is second with a .375 average ... Both ladies have 18 base hits ... Freshman Molly Likens leads the team with 11 runs scored, 4 home runs and 9 RBI ... In the circle, Olivia Johnson leads the Wooster pitching staff with a 4-2 record, 39 strikeouts and a 2.35 ERA in 41.2 innings of work.
Ohio Northern Batting Leaders
Ohio Northern Pitching Leaders
Series Notes: The Polar Bears own a 5-0 lead in the all-time series over the Scots ... ONU swept a double header 5-0 and 5-0 at Wooster in 2018..
ONU head coach Jackie Price: Price is currently in her third season as the head softball coach at Ohio Northern ... She owns a 63-32 overall record at the institution, a .663 win percentage.