TIFFIN — Ohio Northern edged at Heidelberg 20-25, 25-21, 25-15, 25-23 in the quarterfinals of the Ohio Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament on Tuesday night at Sieberling Gymnasium.
The Polar Bears improved to 19-9, while the Student Princes saw their season come to an end with a 19-12 record.
Ohio Northern advances to the OAC Tournament semifinals Thursday and will play at top-seeded and No. 11-ranked Mount Union.
Northern hit .228 for the match, but hit .310 in the final two sets to pull away for the win.
Freshman Hannah Davis led ONU with 13 kills, while junior Kaitlann Hogrefe and sophomore Claire Heitkamp added 10 kills each.
Sophomore Ashley Borchers dished out 41 assists and sophomore Kristin Sessler had seven kills and a team-high 22 digs.