Women's Basketball


Ohio Northern Women Upset 15th-Ranked Baldwin Wallace, 68-62, in Ada

BEREA, OHIO -- Junior center Erin Brand scored a game-high 18 points today (Saturday, January 27, 2007) as the Ohio Northern University Polar Bears upset 15th-ranked Baldwin Wallace University, 68-62, in a women's basketball game in the ONU Sports Center in Ada.

With its win, ONU is now 13-6 overall and 8-4 in the OAC and ended a 25-game losing streak to the Yellow Jackets that dated back to January 7, 1995.  BW fell to 15-4 overall and 9-3 in the OAC and lost for the third straight Saturday.

In addition to Brand for ONU, senior forward Danielle Andreasen had 12 points and sophomore guard Alisha Rinehart had 11 points.  Sophomore Amanda Mondrach (Parma/Parma Hts. Holy Name) led BW with 12 points and was the only player in double figures.

In the first half, there were five lead changes and seven ties before ONU took control and built its largest lead  of seven points at 22-15 with 10:36 left when Brand made a jump shot.  ONU also led at halftime, 34-33.

In the second half, BW outscored ONU 11-3 to take its largest lead of the game at 44-37 with 16:14 left when junior forward Carly Flowers (North Baltimore) canned a jump shot.  Thn there were six lead changes before ONU regained the lead for good at 58-57 with 3:30 left when Rinehart made a jump shot.  ONU then built the largest lead of the game for either team at nine points at 68-59 with 13 seconds left when Brand made a pair of foul shots.

The Yellow Jacket women next play on Wednesday, Jan. 31 when they travel to Tiffin to play Heidelberg College in the Seiberling Gymnasium at 7:30 p.m.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact BW Sports Information Director Kevin Ruple by telephone at 440-826-2327, by FAX machine at 440-826-2329 or via e-mail at kruple@bw.edu.  To contact Head Coach Cheri Harrer, please call her in the office at 440-826-3299 or you can reach her via e-mail at  charrer@bw.edu.

Baldwin Wallace University Women versus Ohio Northern University
in an Ohio Athletic Conference game
on 1/27/2007; 3:00 p.m. in the ONU Sports Center in Ada, Ohio


Baldwin Wallace (15-4 overall, 9-3 in the OAC): Latimer 2-3 0-0 4; White 1-6 2-2 4; Quiring 1-4 0-0 3; Mondrach 3-7 3-4 12; Flowers 4-10 0-0 8; Butzer 3-5 0-0 7; Jaworski 1-6 2-2 4; Budge 1-4 1-2 3; Shrider 3-8 0-2 6; Busser 1-1 0-0 2; Mottayaw 3-5 1-2 9; Brough 0-1 0-0 0 TOTALS: 23-60 9-14 62.

OHIO NORTHERN (13-6  overall, 8-4 in the OAC): Andreadsen 4-10 2-2 12; Brand 7-10 4-4 18; Markle        2-4 2-2 8; Culbertson 2-8 0-0 4; Cevasco 2-8 1-1 7; Rinehart 4-9 2-2 11; Henderson 1-2 0-0 2; Zimmerman 2-5 0-0 6; Butler 0-0 0-0 0; Bogart 0-1 0-2 0 Herriman 0-1 0-0 0TOTALS: 25-58 11-13 68.

HALFTIME:  BW, 34-33.  3-point goals:  BW 7-20 (White 0-2, Quiring 1-2, Mondrach 3-6, Butzer 1-1, Jaworski 0-4, Budge 0-2, Shrider 0-1, Mottayaw 1-2 ), ONU 7-19 (Andreason 2-5, Markle 2-4, Culbertson 0-3, Rinbehart 1-4,Zimmerman 2-3). Rebounds: BW 41 (White 6), ONU 32 (Cevasco 7). Assists: BW 14 (Quiring 4 ), ONU 11 (Andreason). Total Fouls: BW 15, ONU 14. Fouled Out: Flowers. Technical Fouls: none; Attendance: 413.



Game Notes #19 at Ohio Northern University

The Baldwin Wallace University women's basketball team will travel to Ada, Ohio on Saturday, January 27, 2007 to play its Ohio Athletic Conference rival Ohio Northern University in a key OAC game at 3:00 p.m. in the ONU Sports Center. This is the last match-up of the two teams in the OAC regular season.


RADIO -- Select Yellow Jacket women's basketball games, home and away, are broadcast by campus radio station WBW, 88.3 FM, and via the WBW Internet Web site at www.wBW.com. The pregame show generally begins 10 minutes prior to tipoff. Home games are broadcast via Internet and away games are on radio.


Baldwin Wallace University
LOCATION:   Berea, Ohio
NICKNAME:   Yellow Jackets
CONFERENCE:     Ohio Athletic
2006-2007 RECORD:     15-3
OAC RECORD:    9-2
LAST GAME:      Beat Mt. Union, 68-52, on Jan. 24 in Berea
HEAD COACH:     Cheri Harrer
BW RECORD:     343-122
YEAR AT BW:    17th
LAST MEETING:   BW won, 65-55, on Dec. 9 in Berea
SERIES STREAK:  BW, 25 straight
SERIES BEGAN:   1974-75, ONU won 67-42
SERIES RECORD:  Tied, 32-32
NEXT GAME:  Jan. 31 at Heidelberg College at 7:30 p.m.                     


  Ada, Ohio
NICKNAME:   Polar Bear
CONFERENCE:   Ohio Athletic
2006-2007 RECORD:   12-6
LAST GAME:  Beat Heidelberg, 60-56, on Jan. 24 in Tiffin
HEAD COACH:  Michele Durand
ONU RECORD:   65-83
YEAR AT ONU:    Sixth



The Pregame Setup -- The nationally-ranked Baldwin Wallace University women's basketball team will host its archrival, the Ohio Northern University Polar Bears, in a key Ohio Athletic Conference game as both teams continue the second round of OAC regular season competition.

The Yellow Jackets enter this game with a 15-3 overall and 9-2 OAC record following their 68-52 win against Mount Union College on Wednesday in Berea. BW is currently in second place in the OAC and one game behind leagueleader Wilmington College.

Ohio Northern enters this game at 12-6 overall and 7-4 in the OAC following its 60-56 victory against Heidelberg College on Wednesday in Tiffin.

The BW Versus Ohio Northern All-Time Series -- BW and Ohio Northern have previously met 51 times in women's basketball with the Yellow Jackets leading the all-time series, 28-23. BW won the last meeting in Berea on December 9, 2006. The Yellow Jackets have beaten the Polar Bears 25 straight times. The last ONU win came on January 7, 1995, in Ada by the score of 66-46. The first-ever meeting was during the 1974-75 season when ONU won, 67-42.

In the Last BW versus Ohio Northern Meeting on December 9, 2006 in Berea: Baldwin Wallace -- 65, ONU -- 55- In the first meeting, junior forward Carly Flowers (North Baltimore) had a then career-high 22 points and nine rebounds to lead her team to a 65-55 win over Ohio Northern University on Saturday, December 9, 2006 in an Ohio Athletic Conference game in Berea, Ohio at the Lou Higgins Center. In addition to Flowers, the Yellow Jackets got 11 points from senior forward Jessica Latimer (Brooklyn). Ohio Northern was led by junior guard Megan Cevasco with 15 points.

B-W Information and Probable Starters -- Look for Yellow Jacket veteran Head Coach Cheri Harrer to count on veteran players to lead the Yellow Jackets. Overall, Harrer goes deep on her bench with a 12-player rotation all seeing double-digit minutes on the floor. Sophomore 5'8" All-OAC guard Amanda Mondrach (Parma/ Holy Name) is expected to start at the wing position with 5'9" senior All-OAC and Academic All-OAC player Michelle White (Hudson). On the inside, look for Flowers (North Baltimore and 5'8" junior forward Jessica Lattimer (Brooklyn).  Sophomore 5'6" point guard Rachael Quiring (Brunswick/ Holy Name) will run the offense. Flowers leads the team in scoring with 12.0 points per game, has a team and OAC-leading 44 steals, grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and shoots 54 percent from the floor (90-of-166 attempts). Mondrach, an All-OAC player and 2005-2006 OAC Freshman of the Year, averages 9.8 ppg. and has 25 assists and 15 steals. White scores 7.7 ppg., grabs 3.8 rpg., shoots 54 percent from the floor (53-of-99) and first on team with 19 blocked shots. Latimer scores 5.6 ppg., pulls down 4.1 rpg. and shoots 57 percent from the floor (35-of-62). Quiring averages 4.2 ppg., is second the team with 40 assists and has 16 steals.

Off the bench, look for 5'6'' senior Academic All-OAC guard Steffani Jaworski (Parma/ Padua), 5'8'' junior forward Stacia Shrider (Marietta/ Warren Local), 5'8" sophomore guard Leah Mottayaw (Mansfield/ Madison), 5'9" junior guard Selena Eskinazi-Budge (Beachwood), 6'2" freshman post Ariel Brough (Powell/ Olentangy Liberty), 5'6'' sophomore point guard Jessica Butzer (Orrville) and 5'5" freshman point guard Sandra Busser (Parma/Padua) all to see action. Jaworski averages 3.8 ppg. and is second on the team with 12 three-pointers. Shrider scores 6.7 ppg., leads the team with 6.1 rpg. and has 29 assists and 26 steals. Mottayaw scores 3.4 ppg. and is third on the squad with 10 three-pointers. Busser scores 2.7 ppg. Eskinazi-Budge is third on the team in scoring at 9.6 ppg, grabs 3.3 rpg. and is second with 34 steals. Butzer has played in 13 games and is scoring 4.7 ppg. and has 19 assists. Brough scores 3.1 ppg., grabs 2.5 rpg. and is second on the team with 18 blocked shots.

Scouting the Polar Bears of Ohio Northern -- Look for Head Coach Michele Durand to start 5'4" sophomore point guard Emily Culbertson, 5'2'' junior guard Jenny Markle, and 5'8'' junior guard Megan Cevasco in the backcourt, and 5'10'' senior forward Danielle Andreasen and 5'10'' junior center Erin Brand in the post.  Brand leads the team in scoring with 11.5 ppg., is first with 5.9 rpg., and 14 blocked shots. Andreasen tallies 10.2 ppg., pulls down 5.8 rpg., is second on the team with 32 steals, and is first with 50 assists. Markle averages 10.1 ppg., leads the team by shooting 46.5 percent from beyond the arc (40-of-86), and pulls down 2.5 rpg. Cevasco scores 9.5 ppg., grabs 4.6 rpg., is second on the team with 11 blocked shots, and shoots second best at 47.5 percent from the floor (67-of-141). Culbertson scores6.1 ppg., leads the team with 33 steals, and is second with 46 assists.

Off the bench, look for Durand use 5'4'' sophomore guard Alisha Rinehart, 5'6'' junior forward Leah Zimmerman, 5'10" freshman forward Brittany Bogart, 5'10" freshman forward Danielle Henderson, 5'10" junior center Tara Butler, and 6'0" senior center Sam Herriman. Rinehart scores 9.4 ppg. and has 33 assists on the season. Zimmerman scores 4.0 ppg. and has six steals. Bogart scores 2.1 ppg. and averages 2.7 rpg. Butler scores 1.5 ppg. and averages 1.2 rpg.

In BW's Last Game versus Mount Union on January 24 in Berea, Ohio: Baldwin Wallace -- 68, Mount Union -- 52-- In BW's last game, a 68-52 victory against Mount Union College in Berea, Amanda Mondrach led the Yellow Jackets with 20 points and four rebounds. In addition, Jessica Butzer scored 10 points and added four assists. Mount Union was led in scoring by Alicia Williams with 11 points and two rebounds.

In Ohio Northern's Last Game versus Heidelberg on January 24 in Tiffin, Ohio: ONU -- 60, HC-- 56-- In Ohio Northern's last game, a 60-56 victory versus Heidelberg in Tiffin, they were led in scoring by Megan Cevasco with 13 points and nine rebounds. In addition, Danielle Andreasen, Erin Brand, Jenny Markle each added 10 points.

Yellow Jacket Chatter

Current National Rankings -- BW is ranked 15th in this week's WBCA (Women's Basketball Coaches Association) Division III poll and 18th in the d3hoops.com poll.

Cheri Harrer is the Winningest Women's Coach in BW History -- Yellow Jacket veteran Head Coach Cheri Harrer is the winningest women's basketball coach in BW history with 343 victories. Harrer is 343-122 in her career with a 73.7 winning percentage and is in her 17th season at BW.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, Please visit the Baldwin Wallace Athletics website at www.bw.edu/athletics for up to date results and statistics. For further inquiries, please contact BW SID Kevin Ruple by phone at (440) 826-2327, by FAX at (440) 826-2329 or via e-mail at kruple@bw.edu. BW Head Coach Cheri Harrer can be reached by phone at (440) 826-3299, by FAX at (440) 826-2192 or via e-mail at charrer@bw.edu.


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