Heidelberg takes down Ohio Northern in five games

In a truly back and fourth contest, Heidelberg beat Ohio Northern 25-20, 16-25, 21-25, 25-23, 15-6 in Ohio Athletic Conference volleyball.

Amber Welfle recorded 18 kills and 21 digs for the Student Princes, and Mohawk graduate Sarah Parker (4 digs) belted a team-high 19 kills. Sarah Botts had eight kills and four digs, while Jamie Kluding added six kills and seven digs.

Heidelberg improved to 14-13, and a perfect 6-0 in the OAC.

Ohio Northern’s Kristin Sessler tallied 14 kills and 21 digs, and Ellie Gillespie recorded 11 kills and 11 digs. Kaitlann Hogrefe had 10 kills, Mackenzie Griffith 13 digs, while Jeni Kmic added and 28 digs for the Polar Bears, who fell to 17-8, 4-2.

Blue Knights can’t slay Dragons

Tiffin University defeated Urbana University 25-7, 25-15, 25-18 in volleyball.

Danielle McQuade had nine kills and three digs for the Dragons in the win, Sabine Stadler lined seven kills.

Lu Phillips (2 aces) had five kills and six digs, Sarah Haman recorded eight aces and nine digs, Tiffany Buchinger had three kills and nine digs, and Chelsea Stockmeyer added five kills and five digs.

Urbana University’s Chelsea Winderl had seven kills and three digs and Katlin Kremer recorded four kills and three digs. Megan Verhoff had three kills, Brooke Turner recorded three digs and Mary Hendricks added five digs for the Blue Knights.

Polar Bears feast on Heidelberg

ADA – Ohio Northern took down Heidelberg 3-0 in Ohio Athletic Conference women’s soccer.

Ohio Northern’s (9-6-1, 5-1-0 OAC) Sandra Thorarensen scored the first goal in the 16th minute with the assist from Abbie Schauble.

In the second half Kristen Klusek scored in the 51st minute off a Sara Rutherford assist, while Michaela Gutierrez added the final goal in the 56th minute with the assist from Lauren Brown. Goalkeeper Emily Brodict had four saves.

Christina Neal, Marissa Mowery and Kristen Keenan all took shots on the goal for the Students Princes (2-13-1, 1-5-0 OAC), but none could connect. Goalkeeper Molly Schriber recorded 15 saves.