Three sports set to compete in OAC Tournament Championship Weekend
Thursday, November 01, 2012 5:29 PM
By: Andrew Korba
ADA--The Ohio Northern men's soccer team, women's soccer team and volleyball team will all compete for an OAC Tournament Championship this weekend.The No. 7 men's soccer team is the top seed in the OAC Men's Soccer Tournament.
The Polar Bears finished a perfect 9-0-0 in OAC regular season play and ended up with an 18-2 overall record.
By being the top seed, Northern has the privilege of hosting the OAC Tournament as the highest remaining seed.
ONU will take on No. 4 seed Heidelberg on Friday at 2 pm at the ONU Soccer Field.
If the Polar Bears are victorious, they will host the OAC Tournament Championship on Sunday at 1 pm against either Wilmington or John Carroll.
The women's soccer team has put together a run to land them back in the OAC Tournament Championship game after a one year absence.
Northern was the No. 4 seed and defeated fifth seeded Wilmington by a 2-0 score on Monday.
The Polar Bears then traveled to top seeded Otterbein on Wednesday and pulled off the 2-1 upset.
By being the highest remaining seed left in the tournament, Ohio Northern will host the OAC Women's Soccer Tournament Championship on Saturday at 2 pm versus John Carroll.
The volleyball team is seeded No. 3 in the OAC Tournament.
Northern finished with a 22-5 overall record, including a 7-2 mark in the OAC.
The Polar Bears received a first round forfeit victory over Baldwin Wallace and advanced to the semifinals.
Northern will now have to travel to Mount Union for the semifinals, where they will face off against No. 12 Otterbein, who is the No. 2 seed, on Friday at 5 pm.
If the Polar Bears are victorious, they will face off against either top seed and No. 10 Mount Union or fifth seed Heidelberg in the championship on Saturday at 2 pm in Alliance.
Stay tuned to onusports.com for the latest updates on OAC Tournament Championship weekend and all other Ohio Northern sports.