Men's Soccer: #7 Ohio Wesleyan (3-1-0 Overall) at Ohio Northern (1-2-1 Overall)

Men's Soccer: #7 Ohio Wesleyan (3-1-0 Overall) at Ohio Northern (1-2-1 Overall)

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 7 p.m. - Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio

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Wednesday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's soccer team will host #7-ranked Ohio Wesleyan Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Kerscher Stadium in Ada … Northern enters its mid-week contest with a 1-2-1 overall record following a 1-1 performance at the 2019 ONU Invitational last weekend … The Polar Bears picked up their first victory of the season, a 2-0 decision over Hope (Mich.) Friday before falling to No. 2 Calvin (Mich.) 3-0 Saturday … Three different ONU players have netted goals in 2019 … After junior midfielder Jimmy Walkinshaw had a pair of scores against Lake Forest (Ill.), junior forward Beelal Hasan and sophomore midfielder Levi King got on the board against Hope … Sophomore goaltender John Lombardo has managed to turn away 19 shots on target in 2019 … OWU comes in with a 3-1-0 record — winners of three straight — averaging two goals per contest on the season.  

ONU Statistical Leaders: 

  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA   
1. Walkinshaw 2    1. Bachwitz 1    1. Walkinshaw 4    1. Lombardo 19   1. Lombardo 1.91 
2. Hasan 1     Picard 1   2. Hasan 2                
  King 1             King 2                

Series Record: Ohio Wesleyan leads the all-time series between the two schools by an 18-4-3 margin … Northern won last year's meeting on the road 3-0 and has gone 2-1-1 in the last four meetings against the Battling Bishops.

Interim Head Coach Chris Matejka: Matejka is in his first season as the interim head coach of the Ohio Northern men's soccer program. He was an assistant coach with the Polar Bears the last six years.