Men's Soccer: #8 Heidelberg (9-0-1 Overall, 2-0-1 OAC) at Ohio Northern (8-4-1 Overall, 1-2-0 OAC)

Men's Soccer: #8 Heidelberg (9-0-1 Overall, 2-0-1 OAC) at Ohio Northern (8-4-1 Overall, 1-2-0 OAC)

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, 7 pm, Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio

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Wednesday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's soccer team enters the contest on a 2-game skid ... Northern fell to Capital on Parents Night 2-1 ... In that contest, senior J.J. Fortner scored his team-leading eighth goal of the season ... The senior is currently tied for second in the Ohio Athletic Conference with eight goals scored ... Freshman Zachary Yoder added an assist in the contest and moved into a tie with senior Cory Lains for second on team with three assists, while senior Grant Cayot has a team-best four assists ... Fortner's team-best 18 points currently rank fourth in the OAC ... Defensively, Northern is led in the goal by freshman Dylan Plank with a 7-2-0 record ... Plank has posted three shutouts this season and leads the team and ranks fifth in the OAC with a 0.88 goals against average ... The freshman has only allowed eight goals this season and currently ranks fifth in the OAC in the category ... Through 10 games this season, freshman Cory Gilbert leads Heidelberg with six goals, while junior Joseph Tallarico ranks second on the team with four goals ... Junior Kiki Alvarado currently leads the team with five assists ... Defensively, junior Jake Kress leads the team and OAC with a 0.48 GAA and a .872 save percentage ... Kress also leads the team and ranks second in the OAC, only allowing five goals this season. 

ONU Statistical Leaders 

  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA  
1. Fortner 8    1. Cayot 4    1. Fortner 18    1. Plank 30   1. Plank 0.88 
2.  Schulte 5   2.  Lains    2. Schulte 11   2. Dunnavant 18    2.  Dunnavant 1.63 
3. 5 Tied 2     Yoder 3   3.  Lains 7                
                  Yoder 7                

Series Record: ONU leads the all-time series by a 36-8-4 margin ... ONU won last years matchup 3-0 and has won seven of the last eight contests.

Head Coach Brent Ridenour: Ridenour is in his 20th season as head coach with a 291-113-33 career record and a winning percentage of .704.