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Devon Price named OAC Special Teams Player of the Week


By Andrew Korba

Freshman Devon Price has been named OAC Football Special Team Player of the Week for the week of October 15.

This past Saturday against Marietta, Price took the opening kickoff 70 yards to set up the Polar Bears first score of the afternoon.

In addition to his big return, Price had two receptions for 94 yards, including a 75 yard touchdown reception in Northern's 56-14 win over the Marietta.

This season, Price has a 25.1 yard average on nine kickoff returns.

In addition, he is second on the team in receptions and receiving yards with 15 and 235 respectively.

Last week's ONU scores; this week's schedule

Here's how the Ohio Northern University athletic teams fared last week.


    Football - Won 56-14 at Marietta
   Volleyball - Lost 0-3 at #10 Otterbein, Won 3-2 at Marietta
   #9/#21 Men's Soccer - Won 2-0 H v Otterbein, Won 3-0 H v Marietta
   Women's Soccer - Lost 1-2 H v Otterbein, Lost 0-1 H v Wittenberg, 

    Won 5-0 H v Marietta

   #29 Women's XC - 9th of 37 at Wisconsin-Oshkosh Invitational
   Men's XC - 12th of 38 at Wisconsin-Oshkosh Invitational
   Women's Golf - 3rd of 3 H w/ONU Tri-Match, 4th of 6 at Indiana U.-East Invitational
This Week's Schedule:

Alison Steinbrunner named OAC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week


By Andrew Korba

For the third time this season, senior Alison Steinbrunner has been named OAC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week.

Steinbrunner previously won the award for the week of September 4 and October 1.

At the Brooks Invitational hosted by UW-Oshkosh on Saturday, she finished in first place navigating the 6,000 meter course in 21:24.50.

Her time was nearly eight seconds faster than the second place finisher.

The event featured 37 teams, eight of which were ranked.

The No. 29 Polar Bears finished ninth in the event with 283 points.

Tate Humphrey, Carter Paul have career days as Football tops Marietta 56-14; Head Coach Dean Paul gets 100th career coaching win

By Tim Glon

Seniors Tate Humphrey and Carter Paul had career days, leading Ohio Northern to a 56-14 football victory at Marietta Saturday afternoon at Don Drumm Stadium.

The Polar Bears improve to 2-4 overall and 2-3 in Ohio Athletic Conference in the Ohio Athletic Conference, while the Pioneers fall to 0-6, 0-5.

The victory was also the 100th career coaching win for ONU head coach Dean Paul. In 14 seasons, Paul now has a 100-39 career record. He is 60-27 in nine seasons as Ohio Northern.

Humphrey completed 14 of 21 passes for a career-high 271 yards and 3 TDs and Paul ran 23 times for a career-high 121 yards and three scores.

It's Wittenberg over 'Bears

By Jordan Garrison

The Ohio Northern women's soccer team wrapped up its 2012 non-conference schedule on Thursday with a 1-0 loss to Wittenberg at the ONU Soccer Field.

The Polar Bears fall to 6-4-3 on the season, while the Tigers are now 7-3-2.

The lone goal in the contest came with 37:17 gone in the first half when Kaylee Gialamas scored on a rebound of a shot put up by teammate Grace Winzeler.

Winzeler's shot bounced off the cross bar on a breakaway to set up the goal.

In the second half both teams played very well but neither was able to put the ball in the net.

Women's Golf ends Fall season with fourth place finish at Indiana U.-East Classic


By Tim Glon

The Ohio Northern women's golf team ended its 2012 Fall schedule with a fourth place finish at the Indiana U.-East Waterfront Classic Thursday afternoon at the Harbor Links Golf Course.

The Polar Bears will head to their winter break with a 14-18 record.

Northern finished with 404 strokes to finish fourth out of six teams on the par 72, 5905-yard course.

Ursuline won the team title with a 354, Urbana was second with a 375 and Northwestern Ohio was third with a 383.

Sophomore Megan Conley led the Polar Bears by tying for 11th out of 35 golfers with a 97.