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Ohio University right fielder Tori Walker (8) swinging for the ball that was pitched from Akron pitcher Lexie Petrof at Ohio Softball Field on April 5, 2022.

Softball: Ohio faces off against Northern Illinois in 3-game weekend series

Ohio (19-19, 13-6 Mid-American Conference) looks to continue its recent hot streak when it takes on Northern Illinois (11-22, 5-12 MAC) at home in a weekend series. Ohio is currently on a three-game winning streak and has taken 11 of its last 15 games.

Game information

Opponent: Northern Illinois

Venue: Ohio Softball Field

Times: Saturday at 1 and 3 p.m., Sunday at 12 p.m.

How to watch: Watch here

Live stats: Available here

Meet the opponent

Individual statistical leaders

Batting average: Katie Keller (.433)

OPS: Keller (1.239)

Hits: Keller (42)

Home runs: Keller (Four)

RBI: Keller (32)

Innings pitched: Emily Dato (82.2)

Earned run average: Dato (3.73)

Player to watch

Keller — The senior has been on a tear for the Huskies this season. Keller leads the team in nearly every batting stat, and she has only struck out eight times in 97 at-bats.

Series history

Ohio holds a 20-14 record against Northern Illinois since April 29, 2006. The two teams last faced off March 21, 2021, when the Huskies defeated the Bobcats 12-2 in five innings.


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