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Women's swimming & diving falls at Case Western Reserve 175-123

By Andrew Korba

The Ohio Northern women's swimming & diving team fell to Case Western Reserve by a 175-123 score on Saturday afternoon at Veale Natatorium.

Northern now stands at 7-6 on the season, while the Spartans improve to 7-9.

The Polar Bears has the top two finishers in the 100 backstroke.

Freshman Lindsey Inkrott touched first in 1:02.18 and freshman Allison Lohnes was second with a time of 1:02.90.

Inkrott also won the 200 backstroke in 2:15.97.

Senior Amy Elmer won the 1-meter diving, posting a score of 236.65, while sophomore Katherine Lorson was second with 167.80 points.

Men's basketball drops 69-60 contest to Marietta

By Andrew Korba

The Ohio Northern men's basketball team fell by a 69-60 score to Marietta on Saturday afternoon at the ONU Sports Center.

The Polar Bears now stand at 8-11 overall and 4-8 in OAC play, while the Pioneers improve to 14-5 overall and remain tied atop the OAC with a 10-2 mark.

Junior Jared Horstman led Northern with 13 points, seven rebounds and three assists.

Senior Taylor Kuhlman added 12 points and junior Branden Rushton, who battled foul trouble for the majority of the game, finished with 10.

J.J. Martin led Marietta with 17 points, while Tyler Hammond and Jacob Owens each finished with 10.

Kyle Kwiat leads no. 18 wrestling at Alma (Mich.) Open

By Andrew Korba

Senior Kyle Kwiat won the 174 pound weight class to lead the No. 18 Ohio Northern wrestling team at the Alma (Mich.) Open.

The event was unscored.

Kwiat, who is ranked No. 1 at 174 pounds, recorded a pin in his first match, followed by a 21-6 tech fall in the semifinals.

He then recorded a 16-0 tech fall over Benjamin Talston of Michigan in the finals.

In the 197 pound class, junior Michael Pawlitz recorded a pin and an 11-2 major decision, before falling by a 6-4 decision in the finals to Andrew Lovins of Heidelberg.

No. 8 women's basketball extends win streak to school record 17 games with 61-44 win at Marietta

By Andrew Korba

The No. 8 Ohio Northern women's basketball team extended their win streak to a school record 17 games with a 61-44 win over Marietta on Saturday afternoon at Ban Johnson Arena.

The Polar Bears are now 18-1 on the season and a perfect 12-0 in OAC play, while the Pioneers fall to 6-13, 1-11.

Junior Cenzie Yoder led the Polar Bears with a game high 13 points.

Senior Morgan Dumbaugh finished with 10 points, while senior Katie Mengos finished with seven points, six rebounds, four steals and three assists.

Candice Alexander and Krissy Rowe each scored 11 points to pace Marietta.

Men's swimming & diving tops Notre Dame (Ohio) 122-104

By Jake Schwerer

The Ohio Northern men's swimming & diving team picked up a 124-102 victory at Dvision II Notre Dame (Ohio) at Mellon Pool on Friday evening.

With the win, the Polar Bears improve to 10-1 overall, and the loss drops the Falcons to 3-4 on the season.

Sophomore Brian Heilbronner had an individual first place finish in the 100 backstroke with a time of 55.83.

He also teamed with seniors Drew Keriazes and Christian Garlock and junior John Beaschler to win the 200 freestyle relay in 1:29.05.

Freshman Jacob Croasdell won the 1000 freestyle in 10:14.81.

Hoffman leads women's swimming & diving past Notre Dame (Ohio)

By Andrew Korba

Senior Mackenzie Hoffman won two individual events and a relay to lead the Ohio Northern women's swimming & diving team to a 135-102 victory over Division II foe Notre Dame (Ohio) Friday evening at Mellon Pool.

With the win, the Polar Bears improve to 7-5 on the season, while the Falcons fall to 3-4.

Hoffman won the 200 freestyle in 2:04.11 and the 500 freestyle in 5:33.30.

She also teamed with juniors Jennifer Hartsel and Lindsey Rayhill and freshman Lindsey Inkrott to win the 200 yard medley relay with a time of 1:54.82.

Rayhill touched first in the 100 butterfly in 1:00.61.