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Rayhill sets ONU swimming-diving mark

By Tim Glon

Senior Lindsey Rayhill  broke her own school record and surpassed the NCAA "B" Cut in the 200 fly to lead the Ohio Northern women's swimming & diving team on the third and final day of the Wooster Invitational on Saturday at the Shapiro Natatorium and the Wooster Natatorium.

The Polar Bears finished sixth of 10 teams with 940 points.

Nationally-ranked NCAA Division II schools Edinboro (Pa.) and Gannon (Pa.) finished 1-2 in the team standings. No. 30-ranked Edinboro won the meet with 1574points, No. 28 Gannon was second with 1355 points and Division III Westminster (Pa.) was third with 1116.5 points.

ONU men drop opener to Baldwin Wallace

By: Andrew Korba

The Ohio Northern men's basketball team fell in its OAC opener to Baldwin Wallace 72-68 on Wednesday evening at the ONU Sports Center.

The Polar Bears fall to 2-3 on the season and 0-1 in the OAC, while the Yellow Jackets improve to 4-1, 1-0.

Senior Branden Rushton led ONU with a game high 18 points, going 7-of-12 from the field and a perfect 3-of-3 in three pointers.

Senior Dominique Royal added 14 points and junior Jordan Martin chipped in with 11.

Jaron Crowe and Kevin Krakowiak each scored 16 for BW.

A three pointer from Rushton with 4:16 to play cut the Baldwin Wallace lead to 65-64.

ONU's Sessler all-region honorable mention

By: Andrew Korba

| AVCA All-Region Teams |

Freshman Kristin Sessler has been named Honorable Mention All Great Lakes Region in voting done by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

This season, Sessler played and started in all 28 matches.

She led the team with 481 digs and was third on the team with 177 kills.

For her efforts during the season, she was named Second Team All-OAC.

Ohio Northern posted a 19-9 record and finished tied for third in the OAC with a 7-2 mark.

Sophomore Allison Lohnes named OAC Women's Swimmer of the Week

By Zaji Lieberman

Sophomore Allison Lohnes has been named Ohio Athletic Conference Women's Swimmer of the Week for the Week of Nov. 11-17.

On Friday, Lohnes won twice to lead Ohio Northern in a 153-81 non-conference loss at Wittenberg.

She won the 200 I.M. in 2:17.50 and the 100 back in 1:01.64.

This is the second consecutive week that an ONU athlete won the award after freshman Jill Chapman was named on Nov. 11.

Ohio Northern will return to action Dec. 5-7 at the Wooster Invitational.

Five Polar Bears named Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference in Men's Cross Country

By Tim Glon

| Academic All-OAC (.pdf) |

Five Ohio Northern student/athletes were named Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference in men's cross country for the 2013 season.

Seniors Tyler Feitshans and Mathew Johnson, juniors Nathan Rosenbaum and Dan Steigerwald and sophomore William Huddleston all received the honor.

The award winners must be a sophomore or higher in class standing, maintain varsity status and have a cumulative grade-point-average of at least 3.50.

Feitshans is a three-year letterman and earned All-OAC honors with a ninth place finish at this year's OAC Championships.

ONU student wins prestigious Elite 89 Award for men’s cross country

Ohio Northern University student Nathan Rosenbaum, a junior mechanical engineering major from Orrville, Ohio, was named the NCAA Division III Men’s Cross Country Elite 89 Award winner Nov. 22 at Collier Arena.

Rosenbaum won the award as the male student-athlete with the highest GPA among competitors at the NCAA Division III Men’s Cross Country Championships. Rosenbaum, who is a three-time All-Ohio Athletic Conference honoree and earned a bid to the NCAA championships with an eighth-place finish at the NCAA III Great Lakes Regional in Grand Rapids, Mich., finished 152nd overall at the national meet.