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Women's indoor track & field ranked No. 21 in USTFCCCA computer rankings

By Andrew Korba

The Ohio Northern women's indoor track & field team fell to No. 21 in the fifth weekly USTFCCCA computer rankings.

ONU was ranked No. 18 in last week's poll.

The Polar Bears received 39.45 points in this weeks rankings.

Wisconsin-Oshkosh remained atop the rankings with 162.12 points, Wartburg (Iowa) is second with 149.97 points and Illinois College is  third with 79.12 points.

Northern has a record of 36-7 on the season and finished 1st of 15 teams at the Capital Classic on Saturday.

Men's basketball bows out of OAC Tournament with second round loss at Wilmington

By Tim Glon

Ohio Northern saw its season come to an end in the Second Round of the Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament with a 92-61 loss at Wilmington Tuesday night at Raizk Arena.

The Polar Bears end their season with a 13-14 record, while the Quakers advance to the Third Round with a 14-12 record.

WC will now travel to second-seeded Marietta for a Third Round contest Thursday night at 7:30 pm at Ban Johnson Fieldhouse.

Junior Jared Horstman scored 15 points, junior Branden Ruston added 13 points and senior Taylor Kuhlman scored 1-0 points in his final collegiate game to lead Ohio Northern.

Women's basketball moves up to No. 3 in USA Today coaches poll

By Andrew Korba       

The Ohio Northern women's basketball team moved up to a season high ranking of No. 3 in the USA Today Sports Dvision III Top 25 Coaches Poll and remained No. 4 in the poll.

In the USA Today Sports poll, Northern received 177 points, which was 14 more than last week.

DePauw (Ind.) remained No. 1 with 200 points, followed by Hope (Mich.) with 192 points and ONU with 177 points.

The Polar Bears received 537 points in the poll, which was 15 more than they received in last weeks poll.

Joanna Snyder named to the Capital One Academic All-America First Team

By Andrew Korba

Senior women's basketball player Joanna Snyder has been named to the Division III Women's Basketball Capital One Academic All-America First Team in voting done by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

This is the first national recognition for Snyder, as she has been named Academic All-Region the past two seasons.

The mathematics and education double major is second on the team in scoring averaging 13.5 ppg and in rebounding at 6.0 rpg.

On February 13, Snyder became the 11th player in school history to score 1,000 career points.

Horstman's career-high 30 points leads men's basketball past Heidelberg in first round of OAC Tournament

By Tim Glon

Junior Jared Horstman scored a career-high 30 points to lead Ohio Northern to a 79-71 victory over Heidelberg in the First Round of the Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Monday evening at the ONU Sports Center.

The sixth-seeded Polar Bears improve to 13-13 on the season, while the seventh-seeded Student Princes end their season with an 11-15 mark.

Ohio Northern will travel to third-seeded Wilmington for a Second Round contest Tuesday at 8 pm.

Horstman had a dominating night, scoring 30 points, grabbing a team-high eight rebounds and a nabbing a team-best four steals.

Football to open 2013 slate Sept. 7 against Alfred (N.Y.) at Dial-Roberson Stadium

By Tim Glon

The Ohio Northern football team will open its 2013 season under ninth-year head coach Dean Paul on Sept. 7 against Alfred (N.Y.) in a 1 pm contest at Dial-Roberson Stadium.

The Saxons are of the Empire 8 Conference and posted a 6-4 record last season.

The Polar Bears will also play host to defending national champion Mount Union on Oct. 5 at 1:30 p.m.

Homecoming Weekend will feature a home game with Marietta at 1:30 on Oct. 19.

ONU will also host John Carroll at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 and Otterbein at 1 p.m. on Nov. 16.