Men's Soccer: Ohio Northern (7-2-1 overall) at Alma, Mich. (2-4-0 overall)

Men's Soccer: Ohio Northern (7-2-1 overall) at Alma, Mich. (2-4-0 overall)

Saturday, September 28, 2019, 2:30 p.m. - Scotland Yard, Alma, Mich.

Saturday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's soccer team takes to the road to battle Alma (Mich.) Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Scotland Yard in Alma, Mich. … The Polar Bears, which lay claim to a 7-2-1 overall record, will look to extend their win streak to seven games … In that span, Northern has beaten its opponents by a combined score of 13-1 … The Polar Bears' most recent victory occurred Wednesday in Ada where it downed Adrian, Mich. 3-1 … In that game, sophomore Seth Gundlach netted his third goal of 2019 … Zachary Yoder logged his second goal of the season, and sophomore Levi King registered his team-leading fourth score of the season … Juniors Jimmy Walkinshaw and Beelal Hasan each have two goals apiece this season … Sophomore goaltender John Lombardo boasts five shut outs in 2019 to go alongside 39 saves … Alma holds a 2-4-0 overall record … The Scots average 1.5 goals per contest and are led offensively by senior Noah Canlas and sophomore Danten McFate who each have three goals this season … Senior goaltender Garrison Mast has started six of the eight games and has recorded 39 saves.

ONU Statistical Leaders: 
 
  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA   
1. King 4    1. King 4    1. King 12    1. Lombardo 39   1. Lombardo 0.88
2. Gundlach 3   2. George 2   2. Gundlach 6                
3. 3 Tied  2   2. Hasan 2   2. Hasan 6                

Series Record: Ohio Northern owns a 3-0-0 all-time record against Alma … The two teams last met in 2001 when the Polar Bears walked away with a 3-0 home win. 

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.