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December 6, 2019

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Women's cross country finishes seventh at NCAA III Great Lakes regionals

No. 30 ranked Ohio Northern finished seventh of 33 teams at the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional Women's Cross Country Championships Saturday afternoon.

The Polar Bears (104-28) finished with 247 points.

Senior All-American Alison Steinbrunner won the individual title and broke her own school record in the process, winning the race in 21 minutes. Senior Lydia Weaver also earned All-Region honors by finishing eighth out of 234 runners in 21:58.

Both Steinbrunner and Weaver will participate as individuals in next Saturday's NCAA III Championships at Terre Haute, Ind.

No. 5 men's soccer advances to third round of NCAA III tournament with 3-1 win over no. 6 Carnegie Mellon (Pa.)

The No. 5 Ohio Northern men's soccer advanced the Third Round of the NCAA III Tournament with a 3-1 victory over No. 6 Carnegie Mellon Saturday evening at the MCU Soccer Field. The Polar Bears improve to 22-2-0 on the year, while the Tartans finish their season at 13-4-1.

Northern will face No. 10 Susquehanna (Pa.) in the Third Round at a site and time that will be announced Monday.

The Tartans had the first chance of the evening in the 12th minute, when John Crawshaw headed a cross that sailed wide. CMU struck first at the 19:54 mark when Chris Wysocki took a pass from Matt Sarett and buried it in the upper left corner.

No. 5 men's soccer advances to second round of Division III tournament

Senior goalie Mac Church recorded his school recorded 15th shutout of the season to lead the No. 5 Ohio Northern men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Thomas More (Ky.) in the First Round of the NCAA III Tournament Saturday evening at the CMU Soccer Field.

The Polar Bears now stand at 21-2-0 on the season, while the Saints wrap up their season at 13-4-4. ONU advances to the second round where they will play No. 6 Carnegie Mellon at 5 pm on Sunday.

Women's Soccer ties RIT (N.Y.) in First Round of NCAA tournament; advances 4-2 on penalty kicks

Junior goalkeeper Kimmy Connor stopped two shots in penalty kicks as the Ohio Northern women's soccer team tied RIT (N.Y.) 1-1 but advanced to the Second Round of the NCAA Division III Tournament 4-2 on penalty kicks, Saturday afternoon at the CMU Soccer Field.
The Polar Bears now improve to 13-4-5 on the season, while the Tigers conclude their season at 11-5-3.

ONU advances to the second round and will face No. 17 Carnegie Mellon tomorrow at 1:30 pm.

Men's Cross Country finishes 7th of 37 teams at NCAA III Great Lakes Regional meet

Ohio Northern finished seven of 37 teams with 321 points at the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional men's Cross Country Championships Saturday morning.

The Polar Bears end their season with a 110-30 record.

Junior Mark Berton led ONU with a 21st place finish out of 256 runners in 25:49.
Sophomore Nathan Rosenbaum, junior Evan McKee, junior Tyler Feitshans and junior Mathew Johnson finished in a tight pack.

Rosenbaum was 72nd in 26:39, McKee was 73rd in 26:39, Feitshans was 76th in 26:40 and Johnson was 79th in 26:44.

Williams Jones of Franciscan won the individual title in 24:26.

Ada Theatre goes digital - that means 3D movies and more are on the way

By Alli Walbolt, Icon ONU intern
The Ada Theatre has officially gone digital!

This means the theatre has many more capabilities and endless ideas on the way for movie-goers. Some capabilities include, 3D technology, the ability to play DVDs, faster and easier obtainment of a movie and higher definition.

James and Sheri Curlis, who bought the theatre about a year ago, are very excited about this new technology.