ADA--The Ohio Northern women's basketball team moved up three spots to a season high ranking of No. 12 in the latest D3hoops.com poll.

The Polar Bears received 336 votes in the poll.

DePauw (Ind.) stayed at the top of the poll with 623 points, Calvin (Mich) is ranked second with 569 points and Washington University (Mo.) is third with 543 points.

ONU was ranked No. 24 in the first weekly poll, No. 20 in the second poll, No. 17 in the third poll and No. 15 in the fourth rankings.

Ohio Northern has won 10 games in a row and has an overall record of 11-1.

Northern is also a perfect 5-0 in OAC play and sits in first place.

The Polar Bears will be in action again on Saturday when they host No. 13 Mount Union in a key early season OAC matchup. Tip off is at 3 pm at the ONU Sports Center.

Rank

School (1st Pl. Votes) Pts. Prev.

1. DePauw (Ind.) (24) 623 1

2. Calvin (Mich.) (1) 569 3

3. Washinton (Mo.) 543 5

4. St. Thomas (Minn.) 522 4

5. Lewis and Clark (Ore.) 400 6

6. Hope (Mich.) 517 7

7. Amherst (Mass.) 471 9

8. Messiah (Pa.) 428 8

9. Tufts (Mass.) 399 10

10. Thomas More (Ky.) 383 11

11. York (Pa.) 373 12

12. Ohio Northern 336 15

13. Mount Union 286 2

14. Montclair State (N.J.) 277 22

15. Southern Maine 269 15

16. Simpson (Ia.) 240 14

17. UW-Whitewater

173 18

18. UW-Stevens Point

172 19

19. Lebanon Valley (Pa.) 135 13

20. Catholic (D.C.)

117 --

21. Moravian (Pa.)

109 25

22. Babson (Mass.)

97 20

23. Cornell (Ia.)

83 --

24. George Fox (Ore.)

74 21

25. Christopher Newport (Va.) 70 --

Dropped Out: No. 17 Emmanuel (Pa.), No. 23 Monmouth (Ill.), No. 24 Louisania College



Others Receiving Votes: Monmouth (Ill.) 63, Ferrum (Va.) 59, Williams (Mass.) 45, Loras (Ia.) 22, Louisania College 21, Dubuque (Ia.) 18, Emory (Ga.) 18, Wheaton (Ill.) 18, Capital 17, Illinois Wesleyan 15, Emmanuel (Pa.) 10, Whitman (Wash.) 6, Whitworth (Wash.) 5, Texas-Dallas 4, UW-Oshkosh 4, Ithaca (N.Y.) 4, La Roche (Pa.) 3, SUNY-Oswego 2, Rhodes (Tenn.) 1.