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Polar Bears slide by Big Red

Jenny Herold  |  Photo by Jace Delgado
Jenny Herold | Photo by Jace Delgado

ADA, Ohio—The competitive non-conference rivalry between Denison and Ohio Northern on the women's soccer pitch continued on Wednesday.  After nearly 58 minutes of scoreless play, ONU's Jenna Fuller scored the first goal of the match off a pass from Rose Nienaber.  That tally would stand despite a pair of shots on goal by Denison over the final 17 minutes.

Denison and Ohio Northern were meeting for the 11th consecutive season.  Denison holds a 6-3-2 record during that span but nine of the 11 contests have been decided by one goal or have ended in a draw.

For Denison, Meg Wozniak and Allison Vilsack led the way with two shots apiece. After Fuller's goal, Wozniak sent a shot on-goal in the 74th minute and Vilsack followed with one in the 85th minute.  Jenny Herold posted a career-high 10 saves in goal for the Big Red.  Her previous high was nine set last season against Salisbury University.

Herold's counterpart, Meagan Grierson, finished with four saves while playing all 90 minutes.  Sarah Puntel led Ohio Northern in shots with five.

Ohio Northern (3-1-1) held a 14-9 advantage in shots and a narrow 4-3 lead in corner kicks. 

Denison (2-2-2) will travel to Danville, Kentucky on Saturday, Sept. 16 to face Centre College at 1 p.m.