Men's Lacrosse: Ohio Northern (13-4 Overall) at John Carroll (11-6 Overall) - OAC Tournament Finals

Men's Lacrosse: Ohio Northern (13-4 Overall) at John Carroll (11-6 Overall) - OAC Tournament Finals

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 3 p.m. - Don Shula Stadium, University Heights, Ohio

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Saturday's Preview: Ohio Northern will participate in its first-ever OAC Tournament finals on Saturday at John Carroll ... ONU is making its second consecutive appearance in the OAC Tournament ... 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 advanced to the finals with a thrilling 10-9 victory at top-seeded Capital on Tuesday night in the semifinals ... Juniors Kevin Giles, Cameron Marous and Patrick Moran each scored twice to lead ONU past the Crusaders ... Through 17 games this season, Marous leads the team with 34 goals, 21 assists and 55 points ... Senior Anthony Pavone is second with 27 goals and 38 points and sophomore Joe O'Connell is third with 20 goals and 30 points ... Senior Alex Pizarro is 12-4 with 101 saves and a 9.25 GAA in goal ... Senior Preston Victory leads the team with 45 GBs and 107 faceoff wins and senior Drew Fox leads the team with 27 CTs ... Fox is ONU's all-time career leader with 126 CTs ... Senior Max Weese (110), Marous (109) and Pavone (88) are 1-2-3 on ONU's all-time career goal scoring list ... Marous is ONU's all-time leader in assists (81), points (190) 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 8.12 goals per game ... The Blue Streaks are making their fourth consecutive appearance in the OAC Tournament finals ... JCU advanced with a 14-12 win at second-seeded Baldwin Wallace on Wednesday evening ... Kevin Hack led JCU with 4 goals in the game ... Skyler Blake leads the team and is second on the team with 59 goals ... He is second in the league with a team-best 31 assists and 90 points ... Hack is second on the team with 34 goals and has 48 points ... Brendan Whitty is third with 33 goals, has a team-best 33 assists and is second with 66 points ... Jacob Betz has 164 saves, a .529 save percentage and a 10.25 GAA.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Goals       Assists       Points       Shots       Ground Balls  
1. Marous 34   1. Marous 21   1. Marous 55   1. Marous 90   1. Victory 44
2. Pavone 27   2.  St. Croix 11   2. Pavone 38   2. Pavone 75   2. DiMarco 36
3. O'Connell 20   3. O'Connell 10   3.  O'Connell 30   3. Weese 70   3. M.Groves 33
                                     

All-Time Series: JCU leads the series between the two schools by a 4-0 margin ... JCU won this year's contest 18-10 at University Heights on April 27.

ONU Head Coach Nat St. Laurent: St. Laurent is in his third season at ONU with a 44-21 record, a winning percentage of .677.