Men's Lacrosse: Ohio Northern (12-4 Overall) at Capital (15-1 Overall) - OAC Tournament Semifinals

Men's Lacrosse: Ohio Northern (12-4 Overall) at Capital (15-1 Overall) - OAC Tournament Semifinals

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7 p.m. - Bernlohr Stadium, Bexley, Ohio

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Tuesday's Preview: Ohio Northern will participate in its second consecutive OAC Tournament with a semifinal game at Capital ... The game will be played on Tuesday because Capital is hosting a women's semifinal game on Wednesday night ... The top four teams qualify for the OAC Tournament, with the OAC finals slated for May 4 ... ONU finished in a 3-way tie for third place with John Carroll at Otterbein and earned the No. 4 seed after the OAC tiebreaking procedures were implemented ... ONU shared the OAC Regular Season title and was the No. 2 seed in last year's tournament and fell to BW 8-6 in last year's semifinals ... Ohio Northern is coming off an 18-10 loss at John Carroll in its regular season finale on Saturday night ... Sophomore Joe O'Connell had his second career hat trick to lead Ohio Northern. ... Through 16 games this season, junior Cameron Marous leads the team with 32 goals, 21 assists and 53 points ... Senior Anthony Pavone is second with 26 goals and 35 points and O'Connell is third with 19 goals and 28 points ... Senior Alex Pizarro is 11-4 with 94 saves and a 9.27 GAA in goal ... Senior Preston Victory leads the team with 44 GBs and 102 faceoff wins and senior Drew Fox leads the team with 25 CTs ... Fox is ONU's all-time career leader with 124 CTs ... Senior Max Weese (110), Marous (107) and Pavone (87) are 1-2-3 on ONU's all-time career goal scoring list ... Marous is ONU's all-time leader in assists (81), points (188) and hat tricks (19) ... An amazing 32 different players have scored goals for Ohio Northern this season ... ONU leads the OAC and is 14th nationally in scoring defense, allowing just 8.06 goals per game ... The Crusaders enter the game riding a school-record 15-game winning streak and won the OAC regular season title for the second time on school history ... Junior CJ Hughes leads the Capital attack and leads the team in goals (60), assists (28) and points (88) ... The Crusaders lead the OAC with an 8.16 goals against average and that number shrinks to 7.44 against conference opponents.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Goals       Assists       Points       Shots       Ground Balls  
1. Marous 32   1. Marous 21   1. Marous 53   1. Marous 84   1. Victory 44
2. Pavone 26   2.  St. Croix 11   2. Pavone 35   2. Pavone 70   2. DiMarco 36
3. O'Connell 19   3. O'Connell 9   3.  O'Connell 28   3. Weese 65   3. M.Groves 33
          Pavone 9                        

All-Time Series: CU leads the series between the two schools by a 3-1 margin ... CU won this year's contest 11-9 in Ada.

ONU Head Coach Nat St. Laurent: St. Laurent is in his third season at ONU with a 43-21 record, a winning percentage of .672.