ADA--The Ohio Northern women's basketball team is ranked No. 24 in the first D3hoops.com poll and received votes in the second weekly USA Today Sports Coaches Poll on Wednesday.

In the D3hoops.com poll, Northern received 80 points which was good for a No. 24 ranking.

DePauw (Ind.) is ranked No. 1, OAC foe Mount Union is ranked No. 2 and UW-Stevens Point rounds out the top three.

In the USA Today Sports Coaches Poll, Northern received six votes in voting conducted by nine head coaches across Division III.

DePauw (Ind.) owns the top ranking, followed by Mount Union and Calvin (Mich.).

The Polar Bears are 4-1 on the season and will open OAC play at home against Marietta on Saturday at 3 pm.