Women's Soccer Tournament: Capital Wins Third Straight Tournament Title on Pks

First Round -Monday, November 2

No. 6  John Carroll (4-4-1) at No. 3 Otterbein (6-2-1) : JCU 1, OTT 1 |BOX SCORE|

  • Otterbein (10-6-1 overall) is led by 17th-year head coach Brandon Koons. The Cardinals are  coming off a 2-0 win over Mount Union on Saturday. Otterbein is led by senior Megan McCabe with nine goals and five assits and junor Madison Burchfield with seven goals and four assists. In goal for Cardinal's will be senior Dana Strimbu, who ranks among the top of the Conference with a .763 save percentage and 1.20 goals against average in 1428:52 minutes. 
  • John Carroll (6-11-2) is led by third year head coach Michael Marich. The Blue Streaks are coming off a 3-0 win over Muskingum on Saturday. Leding the way for JCU has been freshman Bailey Fischer with seven goals and one assist and senior Preston Mendel wtih four goals. In goal will be sophomore Rhianna Guarnera with a 1.75 goals against average and .747 save percentage.
  • Otterbein topped John Carroll, 3-0, in regular-season play |BOX SCORE|

No. 5 Wilmington (4-4-1) at No. 4 Baldwin Wallace : BW 4, WC 1 |BOX SCORE|

  • Baldwin Wallace (10-5-5) is led by 14th year head coach Reid Ayers. The Yellow Jackets are looking to rebound after finishing the regular-season with a 1-0 loss to No. 1 seed Capital on Friday. BW is led by freshman Rachel Bender, who currently ranks third in the OAC in points (25) and second in goals with (11) and sophomore Alex Elliot with seven goals and three assists on the season. In goal, Emily Tallmadge who leads the Conference with her 0.84 goals against average and .845 save percentage.  
  • Wilmington (10-7-1) is led by 25th-year head coach Steve Spirk. The Quakers are ended the regular-season with 1-0 win over Heidelberg. Leading the way for the Quakers this season has been junior Taylor Scott with six goals and five assists and senior Erika Good with five goals and one assists.  Freshman goalkeeper Brittany Ross has played 1538:09 minutes,  leads the OAC with six shutouts, ranks fifth with a 1.24 goals against average and carried a 687 save percent.
  • Baldwin Wallace and Wilmington Ties 0-0 2OT in regular season play |BOX SCORE|


Second Round -Wednesday, November 4 

No. 4 Baldwin Wallace at No. 1 Capital (9-0-0) - Capital 1, Baldwin Wallace 0 OT

  • Capital (13-4-0) claimed its fifth OAC Regular-Season title and will look for its third consecutive tournament title. The Crusaders are making the programs 19th appearance in the tournament and are led by first-year head coach Matt Ogden. Leading the way will be juniors Becca Cartmill with 10 goals and 1 assists and Monique Hanayik with six goals and three assists. In net, senior Kim Leitch with four shutouts, 0.99 goals agianst average and a .744 save percent. 
  • Capital wrapped up the regular-season with a 1-0 win over BW |BOX SCORE|


No. 6 John Carroll at No. 2 Ohio Northern (7-2-0) - Ohio Northern 3, John Carroll 0 

  • Ohio Northern (11-7-1) is led by 12th-year head coach Mark Batman. ONU will be making its 18th appearance in the tournament and will be led by junior Shelby Stephens with nine goals and nine assists and freshman McKenna Welsh with seven goals. In goal, senior Emily Brodict, who ranks third in the conference with a 1.04 goals agaist average and has a .747 save percent and six shutouts.
  • ONU defeated John Carrol, 3-0, during the regular-season |BOX SCORE|


Finals - Saturday, November 7

No. 2 Ohio Northern at No. 1 Capital- CAP 2, ONU 2 (Final)...Capital wins 4-3 in Pks



- Quarterfinals/Semifinals/Finals - $7

- OAC Student with valid ID - Free

- Non-OAC Students 18 years and under - $2

- Senior 62 years and older - $5

- OAC Lifetime Passes will be honored for all championships (regular-season passes will not)


*The host school is responsible for submitting admission fees to the OAC office after subtracting officials' fees.


The host school is responsible for paying game officials, clock/scoreboard operator, announcer and one ticket seller. Please see the Soccer Tournament Financial Report for allowable expenditures. You may take any or all of these expenses from gate receipts. Please complete the form after your home game and return with a check (if income exceeds expenses).



1. Producing a four-page program (8 ½ x 11 quality stock) which includes team rosters, brief season review, tournament bracket, etc.

2. Statistics of the match.

3. Providing three high-quality soccer balls comparable to NCAA balls.

4. Organizing a Games Committee to oversee the event. The committee should consist of a representative from each school plus one official



The referee in each tournament match will receive $175 and the two assistant referees will receive $135.  Host schools will receive via arbiter the names of the officials from our assignor.  If you don't get this information, please contact the OAC office immediately.  The host school is responsible for paying the officials (you may use gate income).  If you cannot cut checks in time to pay on site, please get the addresses from the officials and mail them after the game.



Regarding yellow cards, any student-athlete picking up a fifth card in your last regular-season match must sit out this upcoming match. If a fifth yellow card is accumulated during the OAC tournament, suspension occurs after the eighth violation. Any player who was ejected in the last regular-season game must sit out at least one playoff match (two if ejected for fighting).



Please note that in the event of a tie at the end of regulation, there shall be (up to) two 10-minute sudden-victory overtime periods. If there is still a tie at the end of the overtimes, the score will be officially recorded as such, and we shall then employ the penalty kick tiebreaker outlined in the NCAA rules in order to determine a winner.



Regarding weather or daylight, once the match has started, there will be a declared winner. If the match is cancelled before the 70th minute, the higher seed automatically wins/advances. If the match goes beyond the 70th minute, whoever is ahead will win/advance (or the higher seed if it is tied). If the game cannot be started within 24 hours, for any reason, the higher seed shall be declared the winner and shall advance.


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