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April 21, 2019

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No. 5 men's soccer to face No. 10 Susquehanna (Pa.) in third round of NCAA III tournament

The No. 5 Ohio Northern men's soccer team will face No. 10 Susquehanna (Pa.) on Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.

The time will be announced later.

This is the second straight season that the Polar Bears are in the Third Round and third time in school history.

On Friday, ONU got a goal from juniorJeremy Barnes to top Thomas More (Ky.) by a 1-0 margin in the First Round.

On Saturday, freshman Keegan Ross, senior Chris Matejka and junior Stephen Perkins all scored as Northern knocked off No. 6 Carnegie Mellon by a 3-1 score to advance.

The Polar Bears stand at 22-2 on the season and have won a school record 15 matches in a row.

Elmer wins 1-meter diving as women's swimming & diving splits tri-meet with Olivet, Hillsdale

The Ohio Northern Women's Swimming & Diving team split a tri-meet Friday night, defeating Olivet (Mich.) 147-84 and falling to NCAA Division II Hillsdale (Mich.) 141.5-90.5, in Hillsdale's McAvoy Natatorium. The Polar Bears move to 2-2 on the season.

Ohio Northern senior Amy Elmer took first place in the 1 meter diving contest, posting a score of 221.20 points.

Junior Jennifer Hartsel earned first place in the 100 yard breaststroke with a final time of 1:14.10.

The team of junior Rachel Aufdenkampe, freshman Abigail Barlage, senior Sarah Fiffick, and sophomore Ashley Zoeller finished in first place in the 200 yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:45.82.

Breitigam, Croasdale each win twice as men's swimming & diving tops Olivet (Mich.) 164-72

Junior Jordan Breitigam and freshman Jacob Croasdale each won twice to lead the Ohio Northern men's swimming and diving team to a 164-72 victory over Olivet (Mich.) Friday night at Hillsdale's McAvoy Natatorium.

The Polar Bears improve to 3-0, while the Comets fall to 0-3. ONU won 10 of the 13 events to remain undefeated on the season.

Breitigam won the 200 I.M. in 2:01.70 and won the 100 fly in :52.37. Croasdale swept the distance free events, winning the 500 free in 5:04.30 and the 1,000 free in 10:17.32.
Junior Christian Garlock won the 50 free in :22.38 and junior John Beaschler won the 100 free in :48.91 as the Polar Bears swept with free sprints.

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.