Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 3:30 pm, Collins Tennis Courts, Berea, Ohio
Wednesday's Match: Northern enters this afternoons contest riding a 5-match win streak, including a 4-0 weekend at the OAC Tennis Fest at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio ... The Polar Bears defeated Berea (Ky.), Indiana-East and OAC foes Muskingum and Marietta during the three day event ... Through 16 matches this season senior Meghan Letizia leads the team in singles play with 13 wins ... Senior Taryn Stromback ranks second on the team in singles play with 12 victories, while sophomore Lynn Kelly, junior Brittany Tony and senior Elise Smith each have 11 wins in singles play ... In doubles play, Letizia and Toney are each 14-5 on the season, while Stromback is 14-2 in doubles play ... Letizia is ranked second all-time at ONU with 77 career singles wins, is tied for first all-time with 84 doubles wins and is 2nd with 156 overall wins ... She needs 3 singles wins to tie the school record set by former Polar Bear Ashley Jones ... Letizia also broke the all-time record at Ohio Northern for overall wins as she surpassed former Polar Bear standout Kaitlyn McDonald ... Stromback ranks 3rd with 78 career doubles wins and is sixth with 137 overall wins ... Head coach Scott Wills surpassed the 300 win plateau in his 15th season at the helm with a victory over Marietta at the OAC Tennis Fest ... Baldwin Wallace enters today's match after defeating Wooster 7-2 ... The Yellow Jackets are led by senior Mackenzie Donalson who is 16-5 overall in singles play ... Freshman Imani Robinson ranks second on the team with 14 singles wins ... In doubles play Robinson and senior Kelsey Blatt lead the team with 14 wins each.
Series Records: ONU leads the all-time series between the two teams by a 19-17 margin ... Northern has won the last four matches dating back to 2012, including a 9-0 victory over the Yellow Jackets in 2015.
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 302-78 (.795) record ... Wills has also been named OAC Coach of the Year five times, most recently in 2015.