Saturday, April 9, 2016, 1 pm, Westwood Tennis & Fitness Center, Lima, Ohio
Saturday's Match: The Polar Bears will host Mount Union on Saturday in the second of four home matches this season ... The match will be moved indoors to the Westwood Tennis & Fitness Center in Lima ... Ohio Northern opened its OAC schedule on Saturday with a 7-2 loss at John Carroll ... Senior Taryn Stromback won 6-1, 7-5 at No. 2 singles and combined with sophomore Lynn Kelly to win 9-7 at No. 1 doubles to lead ONU ... Thus far this season, Kelly and senior Meghan Letizia lead the team in singles play with 9 wins each ... In doubles play, Letizia and junior Brittany Toney are each 11-4 on the season ... Letizia is a team-best 20-7 overall ... Letizia is tied for third all-time at ONU with 75 career singles wins, is 3rd with 81 doubles wins and is 2nd with 156 overall wins ... She needs 5 singles wins, 3 doubles wins and 3 overall wins to tie the school record in each category ... Stromback ranks 5th with 74 career doubles wins and is 8th with 128 overall wins ... Mt Union is coming off a 9-0 victory at Marietta on Wednesday ... Anna Nelson and Ashley Gran led MtU with 6-0, 6-0 victories at Nos. 5 and 6 singles ... Gretchen Groves and Kayla Johnson lead MtU with 9-3 and 8-4 singles records ... Gran leads the team with an 8-4 doubles mark and Johnson has a team-best 15-8 overall record.
Series Records: ONU leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 27-7 margin ... ONU has won 7 straight and 19 of the last 20 matches, including a 7-2 decision in Alliance last season.
Head Coach Scott Wills: Wills is in his 15th season as head coach of the Polar Bears ... He is the winningest coach in ONU women's tennis history with a 297-78 (.792) record ... Wills has also been named OAC Coach of the Year five times, most recently in 2015.