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Brandon Lambert takes Medalist honors as men's golf tops Ohio State-Lima 300-325

By Tim Glon

Freshman Brandon Lambert won Medalist honors with an even-par 72 to lead the Ohio Northern men's golf team to a 300-325 victory at Ohio State-Lima at Hawthorne Hills Golf Course Friday afternoon.

The Polar Bears improve to 41-14-1 on the season.

Juniors Colin Burns and Ryan Wirtz and freshman Rick Deichert all carded 76s for ONU on the 6,710-yard course.

Trevor Crites led the Barons with a 75.

The Polar Bears will return to action next Wednesday at the Trine (Ind.) Spring Classic.

Men's tennis notches sixth consecutive victory with 7-2 win over Wooster


By Andrew Korba

The Ohio Northern men's tennis team won its sixth straight match by a 7-2 score over nonconference foe Wooster on Thursday afternoon at the University Courts.

The Polar Bears are now 8-4 on the season, while the Fighting Scots fall to 5-10.

In doubles action, the tandem of senior Joey Frank and junior Do Thai dominated for an 8-0 win at No. 1 doubles.

Freshman John Mostowy and junior Josh Saunders followed with a 8-3 win at the No. 2 doubles position.

Sophomore Sam Prewitt and junior Blake Troller finished off the doubles sweep with an 8-5 win at No. 3 doubles.

Letizia wins twice to lead women's tennis to 6-3 win over Otterbein

By Andrew Korba

Freshman Meghan Letizia won two matches to lead the Ohio Northern women's tennis team to a 6-3 victory in a key early season OAC match over Otterbein on Thursday afternoon at the Richard A. Sanders Tennis Center.

The win moves the Polar Bears to 14-4 on the season and a perfect 3-0 in the OAC. The Cardinals fall to 9-4, 1-1.

Letizia teamed with junior Carly Olmstead to post a 8-2 win at No. 3 doubles.

She also scored a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 4 singles for Northern.

The doubles tandem of freshman Rachael Miller and junior Michelle Tuma won 8-5 at No. 1 doubles.

Belliveau, Obarski led Baseball in double header split at St. Francis (Ind.)

The Ohio Northern baseball team split a double header against NAIA foe St. Francis (Ind.) on Wednesday afternoon at Cougar Field.

The Polar Bears now stand at 9-10 on the season, while the Cougars are 8-11.

ONU captured Game 1 by a 3-2 score in eight innings, but fell in the second game 6-3.

In Game 1, ONU broke a 2-2 tie in the eighth inning on an RBI single by sophomore Dan Belliveau.

The Cougars jumped on the board first in the third inning on a RBI single.

The Polar Bears responded with two runs in the fourth to take the lead.

Freshman Nick Eltzroth led off the inning with a single.

Baseball adds three road games to schedule this week

By Tim Glon

The Ohio Northern baseball team has added three games to its schedule this week.

The Polar Bears will now play a double header at Saint Francis (Ind.) on Wednesday at 2:30 pm and will play a single, 9-inning contest at Ohio Wesleyan on Thursday at 4 pm.

These games were scheduled to replace games lost earlier in the season due to poor weather conditions.

Northern's Ohio Athletic Conference double header at Wander Field with Capital on Tuesday at 1 pm is on as scheduled despite the cold temperatures.

ONU will wrap up its busy week with a home doubleheader with Otterbein on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Wander Field.

Baseball uses late rally to earn double header split against Capital

By Andrew Korba

The Ohio Northern baseball team rallied for a 4-3 victory in the second game of a double header, after dropping Game 1 by a 3-1 score against Capital on Tuesday afternoon at Wander Field.

The Polar Bears are now 8-9 on the season and 1-3 in OAC play, while the Crusaders fall to 11-7, 2-2.

In Game 2, the Polar Bears found themselves trailing 3-0 heading into the ninth inning.

But, ONU rallied for three runs to tie the game and send it to extra innings.

Sophomore Dan Belliveau lead things off with a single to right.

Senior Kevin Obarski then hit into a fielder's choice and Belliveau was forced out at second.