Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 7 p.m. - Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio
This Wednesday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's soccer program returns to home field action this Wednesday, October 17 as the Polar Bears welcome in the Heidelberg Student Princes to open their final home stand of the 2018 regular season ... Match time is set for 7 p.m. at Kerscher Stadium ... Northern enters the final two weeks of the regular season sporting a 10-4-1 overall record and a 3-2-0 conference mark ... The program currently stands in a three-way tie for third in the conference standings with Mount Union and Otterbein ... On Saturday evening, the Polar Bears dropped a tightly-contested 2-1 decision at John Carroll ... Freshman midfielder Levi King registered the lone Ohio Northern strike off an assist from sophomore midfielder Jimmy Walkinshaw ... Through 15 matches, sophomore defender Beelal Hasan leads the Polar Bears with 10 goals and 52 shots while King paces the team with seven assists this season ... The pair are also tied for first on the team with 25 points each ... King currently ranks third in assists (7) and shots (53), tied for fourth in points (25), and fifth in goals (9) on the conference leaderboards ... Meanwhile, Hasan sits fourth in goals (10) and is tied for fourth in shots (52), points (25), and assists (5) ... Freshman goalkeeper John Lombardo is tied for second with eight goals against and stands third with a 0.91 goals against average among OAC goaltenders ... Heidelberg enters the midweek contest owning 5-6-1 overall and 2-2-1 league records ... In their most recent outing, HU fell to Otterbein 1-0 on Saturday ... Freshman Antonio Demonte paces the Student Prince offense with six goals and 12 points ... In net, senior goalkeeper Jake Kress leads the unit with 11 starts, a 1.41 goals against average, 58 saves, and three shutouts.
ONU Statistical Leaders:
All-Time Series: Ohio Northern currently leads the all-time series against the Student Princes with a 37-8-4 overall record, including an 18-2-3 mark on home turf ... The Polar Bears have won the past three matchups with the most recent meeting ending 4-0 last fall at Kerscher Stadium.
Head Coach Brent Ridenour: Ridenour is currently in his 21st season guiding the Ohio Northern men's soccer program … He owns a 305-119-35 (.703) overall record entering Wednesday's matchup, which ranks him first in all-time coaching victories at Ohio Northern and in the Ohio Athletic Conference.