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August 18, 2019

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Drew Keriazes named OAC men's swimmer of the week for second time this season

By Andrew Korba

Senior Drew Keriazes has been named OAC Men's Swimmer of the Week for the second time this season.

He also won the award for the week of Nevember 19.

On Friday at No. 3 Kenyon, Keriazes was part of the team that won the 200 medley relay in 1:35.90.

He also won the 100 backstroke in 59.29 and finished second in the 200 IM with a time of 2:02.15.

On Saturday, he won three events as No. 19 Ohio Northern topped Baldwin Wallace 231-44 for their seventh straight OAC Regular Season Championship.

Keriazes won the 200 breaststroke in 2:13.83.

Lindsey Rayhill named OAC women's swimmer of the week

By Andrew Korba

For the second time this season, junior Lindsey Rayhill has been named OAC Women's Swimmer of the Week.

She also earned the honor for the week of December 3.

On Friday at Kenyon, Rayhill was part of the 200 medley relay team that took first place with a time of 1:55.16.

She also won the 100 butterfly in 1:00.31.

On Saturday, Rayhill won three events as the Polar Bears defeated Baldwin Wallace 190-103 to clinch a share of the OAC Regular Season title.

She won the 200 butterfly in 2:15.38 and brought home first place in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:00.52.

Women's swimming & diving earns share of the OAC regular season championship with victory over Baldwin Wallace

By Caleb Scott

The Ohio Northerns womens swimming & diving team clinched a share of the OAC Regular Season Championship in a 190-103 win over Baldwin Wallace on Saturday afternoon at the ONU Sports Center.

With the win, ONU stands at 6-5 on the year and 4-1 in the OAC. The Yellow Jackets fall to 4-7, 1-4.

The victory also retains the Golden Kickboard for the Polar Bears.

This is the eighth consecutive OAC Regular Season title for the women's program.

In the 100 yard backstroke, freshman Lindsey Inkrott took first place by a time of 1:02.75.

No. 8 women's basketball stays perfect in OAC play with 72-61 victory over John Carroll

By Andrew Korba

Senior Joanna Snyder scored a game high 22 points to lead the No. 8 Ohio Northern women's basketball team to a 72-61 win over John Carroll on Saturday afternoon at the ONU Sports Center.

With the win, Northern extends their winning streak to 15 games and now stands at 16-1 overall and 10-0 in the OAC. The Blue Streaks fall to 10-7, 3-7.

Snyder shot a solid 10-of-15 from field, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out six assists.

Senior Morgan Dumbaugh added 15 points for the Polar Bears.

Beth Switzler and Melissa Spahar paced John Carroll with 13 points each.

ONU came out hot and opened up an early 14-2 lead.

Men's basketball falls to John Carroll, 78-75

By Andrew Korba

Junior Branden Rushton led four players in double figure scoring, but the Ohio Northern men's basketball team lost a tough 78-75 contest to John Carroll on Saturday afternoon at the DeCarlo Center.

The Polar Bears are now 7-10 overall on the season and 3-7 in the OAC, while the Blue Streaks improve to 8-8, 5-5.

Rushton was 7-of-13 from the field and also had four rebounds.

Junior Jared Horstman scored 15 points, while senior Taylor Kuhlman and junior Dominique Royal had 12 points each.

Kenny Janz recorded a double-double for John Carroll with 19 points and 10 rebounds.

Season preview: men's indoor track and field looks to capture sixth consecutive indoor OAC championship

By Andrew Korba

The Ohio Northern men's track and field program has established itself as one of the premier programs in the conference and perhaps the  region.

In 2012, the team earned its fifth straight OAC indoor championship and finished third at the outdoor conference meet, which was its eighth consecutive top three finish at the outdoor championship.

"We had an unbelievable performance at the indoor meet, and carried some of that momentum into the outdoor season," said head coach Jason Maus. "We are looking to have the same success this season that we have had in the past seasons."