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Cameron Johnson signs with Kitsap Pumas S.C. of USL Premier Development League

By Andrew Korba

Ohio Northern men's soccer player Cameron Johnson has signed to play with Kitsap Pumas S.C. (Wash.) of the USL Premier Development League.

The league is the top-level amateur competition in the United State and features 62 teams competing in four conferences.

Kitsap Pumas S.C. won the 2011 USL Premier Development League title and will begin its season on May 4.

In his four seasons at ONU, Johnson scored 45 goals and recorded 113 points, which are both fourth most all-time in program history.

Burns leads men's golf to fourth place finish at Trine (Ind.) A.C. Eddy Invitational

By Tim Glon

Junior Colin Burns carded a 5-over par 76 to lead the Ohio Northern men's golf team to a fourth place finish at the Trine (Ind.) A.C. Eddy Invitational on Wednesday at the Zollnerg Golf Course.

The Polar Bears (43-17-1 overall) finished fourth of six teams with a 318.

Trine won the team title with a 290, Huntington (Ind.) was second with a 298 and Calumet (Ind.) was third with a 312.

Burns finished tied for 11th out of 51 golfers with his 76 over the 6,384-yard, par-71 course.

Ada High School grad, Morgan Dumbaugh, will play in Jump 25 All Star Classic

By Andrew Korba

Ada High School graduate and Ohio Northern Unversity women's basketball player Morgan Dumbaugh will participate in the Jump 25 All Star Classic. Joining her is Joanna Snyder from Ft. Recovery, also an ONU team member.

The game is slated for Sunday, April 14, at 1:30 pm at Alumni Hall Gymnasium on the campus of Ohio Dominican. Admission to the game is $5.

Women's tennis posts victories over Heidelberg and Indiana Tech

By Caleb Scott

The Ohio Northern women's tennis topped OAC foe Heidelberg 9-0 and NAIA opponent Indiana Tech 8-1 on Tuesday at the University Courts.

The Polar Bears improve to 18-4 overall and the win over the Student Princes moves them to 4-0 in the OAC. Heidelberg falls to 2-8, 1-3 and Indiana Tech is now 3-9.

Against Heidelberg, juniors Lauren Rife and Michelle Tuma, sophomore Kristin Cellentani and freshman Christina Corbean and Rachael Miller all won twice to pace Northern.

Cellentani and Rife teamed up to win No. 2 doubles by an 8-1 margin.

Rife also won at No. 5 singles 6-0, 6-1 and Cellentani won at No. 3 singles 6-0, 6-0.

ONU soccer benefit April 14 - free admission

The Ohio Northern women's soccer team will be hosting a benefit game on Sunday, April 14 at 2 pm at the ONU Soccer Field.

Admission to the game is free.

All proceeds earned during the game from t-shirt sales, baked goods, donations and a raffle will go directly towards the hospital bills of Ohio Northern biology professor Jamie Sanford's 4-year-old son, who was recently diagnosed with a rare form of cancer known as Synovil Sarcoma.

The team has already presold over 200 "Team Brady" shirts.

Pre-ordered shirts can be picked up at the game and a limited supply will be available for purchase for $10.

Baseball rallies for 6-5 victory over area-rival Bluffton

By Tim Glon

Ohio Northern rallied for three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to edge area-rival Bluffton 6-5 in a non-conference baseball game Monday afternoon at Wander Field.

The Polar Bears improve to 11-12 overall, while the Beavers fall to 13-12.

Senior Cory Martin drilled a 2-out, 2-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning to score senior Kevin Obarski and freshman Jack LaMarca with the tying and go-ahead runs.

Northern trailed 5-3 entering the frame and senior Dan Belliveau started a 2-out rally with a single through the right side of the infield.