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No. 8 women's basketball stays perfect in OAC play with 72-61 victory over John Carroll

By Andrew Korba

Senior Joanna Snyder scored a game high 22 points to lead the No. 8 Ohio Northern women's basketball team to a 72-61 win over John Carroll on Saturday afternoon at the ONU Sports Center.

With the win, Northern extends their winning streak to 15 games and now stands at 16-1 overall and 10-0 in the OAC. The Blue Streaks fall to 10-7, 3-7.

Snyder shot a solid 10-of-15 from field, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out six assists.

Senior Morgan Dumbaugh added 15 points for the Polar Bears.

Beth Switzler and Melissa Spahar paced John Carroll with 13 points each.

ONU came out hot and opened up an early 14-2 lead.

Men's basketball falls to John Carroll, 78-75

By Andrew Korba

Junior Branden Rushton led four players in double figure scoring, but the Ohio Northern men's basketball team lost a tough 78-75 contest to John Carroll on Saturday afternoon at the DeCarlo Center.

The Polar Bears are now 7-10 overall on the season and 3-7 in the OAC, while the Blue Streaks improve to 8-8, 5-5.

Rushton was 7-of-13 from the field and also had four rebounds.

Junior Jared Horstman scored 15 points, while senior Taylor Kuhlman and junior Dominique Royal had 12 points each.

Kenny Janz recorded a double-double for John Carroll with 19 points and 10 rebounds.

Season preview: men's indoor track and field looks to capture sixth consecutive indoor OAC championship

By Andrew Korba

The Ohio Northern men's track and field program has established itself as one of the premier programs in the conference and perhaps the  region.

In 2012, the team earned its fifth straight OAC indoor championship and finished third at the outdoor conference meet, which was its eighth consecutive top three finish at the outdoor championship.

"We had an unbelievable performance at the indoor meet, and carried some of that momentum into the outdoor season," said head coach Jason Maus. "We are looking to have the same success this season that we have had in the past seasons."

Season Preview: women's indoor track & field looks for improvement in 2013

By Andrew Korba

The 2012 track & field seasons were a little frustrating for the Ohio Northern women's track & field teams, but improvement was shown.

Unlike recent OAC finishes, Northern finished fifth at the indoor conference meet and seventh at the outdoor OAC championships.

"We had some struggles last season. But we return a lot of great runners this season and will be improved."

The Polar Bears break down like this for the 2013 campaign.

Distance/Mid-Distance

Maus welcomes back three time All-American Alison Steinbrunner.

Women's indoor track & field tabbed to finish second in OAC preseason poll

By Andrew Korba

The Ohio Northern women's track & field team was chosen to finish second in the OAC Preseason poll conducted by the league's head coaches.

Mount Union received eight first place votes and 64 points overall for the top spot, followed by ONU with 54 points, John Carroll with 47 and Capital with 36 and one first place vote.

Last season, the Polar Bears finished fourth at the OAC Indoor Track & Field Championships.

Ohio Northern will open their indoor season on Friday when they participate in the Northwest Ohio Meet at the University of Findlay.

Men's Track & Field picked to finish second in OAC preseason poll

By Andrew Korba

The Ohio Northern men's track & field team was chosen to finish second in the OAC Preseason Indoor Track & Field poll conducted by the league's head coaches.

The Polar Bears received 56 points and one first place vote.

Mount Union finished in the top spot with 64 points and eight first place votes. ONU was second, followed by John Carroll, Marietta and Heidelberg.

Northern has won five consecutive OAC Indoor Track & Field Championships.

Ohio Northern wil begin their season on Friday when they take part in the Northwest Ohio Meet hosted by the University of Findlay.

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