DAYTON — Sophomore Christina Corbean and freshman Brittany Toney came back from a 7-0 deficit to win at No. 1 doubles, leading the Ohio Northern women’s tennis team to a 9-0 sweep of Wittenberg on Wednesday at Dayton Center Courts.
The Polar Bears improved to 8-2 on the season, while the Tigers dropped to 6-4.
Corbean and Toney won their court 9-8, capturing the tiebreaker 7-1.
Ohio Northern will return to action at 1 p.m. Saturday when it plays host to Mount Union.
ONU 9, Wittenberg 0
at Dayton Center Courts
Christina Corbean (Ohio Northern) def. Olivia Underwood, 6-0, 6-1.
Kristin Cellentani (Ohio Northern) def. Chelsea Reeder, 6-0, 6-4.
Taryn Stromback (Ohio Northern) def. Morgan McDermott, 6-0, 6-0.
Meghan Letizia (Ohio Northern) def. Andrea Gaietto, 6-0, 6-1.
Rachael Miller (Ohio Northern) def. Jaimie Whaley, 6-1, 6-1.
Brittany Toney (Ohio Northern) def. Lexi Garza, 7-5, 6-2.
Christina Corbean/Brittany Toney (Ohio Northern) def. Chelsea Reeder/Andrea Gaietto, 9-8, (7-1).
Rachael Miller/Taryn Stromback (Ohio Northern) def. Jaimie Whaley/Lexi Garza, 8-1.
Kristin Cellentani/Meghan Letizia (Ohio Northern) def. Olivia Underwood/Jade Brown, 8-2.
Records: Ohio Northern University 8-2; Wittenberg 6-4.
win in tennis
DAYTON — The Ohio Northern men’s tennis team topped Wittenberg 5-4 on Wednesday afternoon at Dayton Center Courts.
The Polar Bears are now 6-2 on the season, while Wittenberg drops to 6-3.
With the match tied at 4-4, sophomore John Mostowy was awarded a point penalty that clinched the match for ONU, giving him a 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-3 win at No. 3 singles.
Mostowy teamed with senior Josh Saunders for an 8-1 victory and Northern’s lone doubles win of the day.
Ohio Northern will return to action Saturday, when it travels to face off against OAC rival Mount Union at 1 pm.
ONU 5, Wittenberg 4
at Dayton Center Courts
Alexey Topolyanskiy (Wittenberg) def. Josh Saunders, 6-2, 6-4.
Do Thai (Ohio Northern) def. Stas Pakhomov, 6-3, 5-7, 7-5.
John Mostowy (Ohio Northern) def. Juan Mena, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 7-5.
Sam Prewitt (Ohio Northern) def. Akbar Tiwana, 6-2, 6-1.
Alex Starr (Ohio Northern) def. Tyler Strong, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0.
Mitchell Patterson (Wittenberg) def. Alex Genbauffe, 6-0, 6-3.
John Mostowy/Josh Saunders (Ohio Northern) def. Alexey Topolyanskiy/Mitchell Patterson, 8-1.
Juan Mena/Tyler Strong (Wittenberg) def. Do Thai/J.T. Rapaport, 9-7.
Stas Pakhomov/Akbar Tiwana (Wittenberg) def. Sam Prewitt/Alex Starr, 9-7.
Records: Ohio Northern University 6-2; Wittenberg 8-3.
Polar Bears win
5-4 in baseball
ADA — Junior Dan Belliveau blasted his third home run of the season, to lead the Ohio Northern to a 5-4 win over Defiance on Wednesday afternoon at Wander Field.
The Polar Bears have now won seven in a row and push their record to 11-3, while the Yellow Jackets fall to 7-8.
Junior Jack LaMarca paced the Polar Bears, going 3-for-4 in the game.
Ohio Northern will return to action at 6 p.m. today when it travels to take on Wittenberg.
ONU 5, Defiance 4
WP–Chad Smith (1-0). LP–Nick Watkins (1-1).
HR– Dan Belliveau (Ohio Northern).
Records: Ohio Northern University 11-3; Defiance 7-8.
2 softball victories
CLERMONT, Fla. — The University of Northwestern Ohio defeated Carleton College 11-2 and 9-1 to improve to 10-6 on season. The Racers are scheduled to make their home debut at 1 p.m. Saturday against Aquinas College.