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Snyder and Yoder lead No. 8 women's basketball past Wilmington

By Jared Brown

Senior Joanna Snyder and junior Cenzie Yoder both scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds apiece to lead the No. 8 Ohio Northern women's basketball team to a 76-60 victory on Wednesday night at the ONU Sports Center.

The Polar Bears have now won 14 in a row, and stand at 15-1 on the season and a perfect 9-0 halfway through OAC play. The Quakers fall to 9-7, 5-4.

Snyder was 9-of-17 from the field and Yoder shot 10-of-20.

Sophomore Jordan Kimes came off the bench to score 12 points and pull down eight rebounds.

Bethany Ahrens led Wilmington with 10 points.

No. 19 Ohio Northern opens OAC slate with 50-3 victory over Muskingum

By Tim Glon

No. 19-ranked Ohio Northern got pins from junior Jerry Pasquale and sophomore Cody Lovejoy and defeated Muskingum 50-3 in its Ohio Athletic Conference opener Tuesday night at the ONU Sports Center.

The Polar Bears improve to 12-2 overall and are 1-0 in OAC action, while the Muskies fall to 0-10, 0-1.

ONU took advantage of five forfeits and won nine of the 10 weight classes.

Pasquale got Ohio Northern off to a quick start with a pin in 1:28 at 125 pounds, improving to 16-6 on the season.

Muskingum forfeited the next four weight classes and ONU led 30-0 midway through the match.

Women's basketball moves up to No. 8 in seventh weekly D3Hoops.com poll

By Tim Glon

The Ohio Northern women's basketball team moved up one more spots to a season-high ranking of No. 8 in the seventh weekly D3hoops.com poll.

The Polar Bears received 439 votes in the poll, 27 more than the 412 they received in last week's poll.

DePauw (Ind.) stayed at the top of the poll with 623 points and 23 of the 25 first place votes, Calvin (Mich) is ranked second with 598 points and the two remaining first place votes and Hope (Mich.) is third with 525 points.

All-American Kyle Kwiat named OAC wrestler of the week

By Tim Glon

Ohio Northern senior All-American Kyle Kwiat was named the Ohio Athletic Conference Wrestler of the Week for the week of Jan. 7-13.

Kwiat, the defending national champion and No. 1-ranked wrestler at 174 pounds, became ONU's all-time career wins leader with a 6-0 record at the Budd Whitehill Duals at Lycoming (Pa.) College over the weekend.

He had a pin, four tech falls and a major decision and is now 22-3 on the season.

Kwiat is now 135-16 in his four seasons at Ohio Northern, surpassing the previous record of 133 wins by previous national champions Vinny Cameron (1986-89) and Luke Miller (2008-11).

Senior Amy Elmer named OAC women's diver of the week

By Zaji Lieberman

Senior Amy Elmer has been named Ohio Athletic Conference Women's Diver of the Week for the week of Jan. 7-13.

On Friday, Elmer won two events to lead the Ohio Northern women's swimming & diving team to a 125-112 victory over Oberlin at the ONU Sports Center.

Elmer swept the 1- and 3-meter diving events with scores of 195.70 and 240.45, respectively.

On Saturday, Elmer won the 1-meter diving with a career-best 418 points in the 11-dive format. Her point total also qualifies her for the NCAA III Regionals in the event.

Junior Christian Garlock named OAC men's swimmer of the week

By Zaji Lieberman

Junior Christian Garlock has been named Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week for the week of Jan. 7-13.

On Friday, Garlock won the 50 free in :22.70 and won the 200 breast in 2:18.75 to lead No. 17-ranked Ohio Northern to a 160-81 victory over Oberlin at the ONU Sports Center.

Northern swept the freestyle events, led by Garlock's win in the 50 free.

On Saturday, Garlock swept the freestyle sprint events to lead the Ohio Northern to a 150-91 victory at Mount Union. Garlock won the 50 free in :22.16 and touched first in the 100 free in :48.25.

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