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Inexperience proves costly in ONU’s regional final loss to Wittenberg

Nov 14, 2017 - Comments: 0

The way volleyball works, there are very little breaks come tournament time. The opening weekend consists of three rounds, played on consecutive days, in which eight teams arrive to a regional destination but only one makes it out alive.

Making it out of the first weekend is a draining endeavor. Coaches must prepare for three different opponents in three days, with less than 24 hours in between each match and each opponent tougher than the last. Players must perform at their peak on short rest, staying mentally sharp during the biggest weekend of their volleyball careers.

Niemeyer talks NCAA Tournament on 'The Pep Talk'

Nov 10, 2017 - Comments: 0

The 14th-ranked ONU women’s soccer team will be competing in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday morning, when they will host Penn St.-Behrend at 11:30 a.m. It will mark the program’s first trip to the national tournament in five years and the first time that they have hosted the first two rounds of the tournament since 2011.

Volleyball in the NCAA Tournament: Five things to know

Nov 08, 2017 - Comments: 0

The 20th-ranked ONU volleyball team will be making their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance on Friday, when they face DePauw (Ind.) at Otterbein’s Rike Center in the first round.

They made it in as an at-large bid after falling to Otterbein in the OAC Tournament championship on Saturday, 3-0. Northern clinched a share of the OAC regular season title with Otterbein two weeks ago, as both teams went 8-1 in conference play this year.

Women’s soccer wins OAC Tournament, looks ahead to big dance

Nov 08, 2017 - Comments: 0
The women's soccer team celebrates winning the OAC Tournament. The team is playing the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. (photo/ONU Sports Information)

Ohio Northern women's soccer team wins the OAC tournament and is heading to NCAA tournament, hosted at Ohio Northern.

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