Saturday, October 12, 2019, 7 p.m. - Kerscher Stadium, Marietta, Ohio
Saturday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's soccer team remains at home Saturday and hosts Muskingum at 7 p.m. at Kerscher Stadium in Ada … The Polar Bears are currently riding a nine-game winning streak — their longest since 2013 — and own a 10-2-1 overall record, which includes a 2-0-0 mark in Ohio Athletic Conference play … During that span, Northern is outscoring its opponents 21-3 … On Wednesday, the Polar Bears defeated Baldwin Wallace 1-0 … In that game, sophomore Levi King netted his team-leading seventh goal of 2019 … Junior Beelal Hasan and sophomore Seth Gundlach have scored four goals apiece this season, while junior Jimmy Walkinshaw has three scores … Sophomore goaltender John Lombardo has registered an OAC-best 46 saves, which includes a conference-best seven shut outs … Muskingum lays claim to an 7-4-1 overall record, which includes an 0-2-2 mark in OAC play … The Muskies are averaging 1.75 goals per contest, but have fallen on hard times of late, dropping their first two conference matches by a combined score of 11-0 … Jordan Work paces Muskingum offensively with five goals, and Damon Spaeth mans the net, registering 36 saves in 2019.
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Series Record: Ohio Northern owns a 28-6-2 all-time record against Muskingum … The Polar Bears — who lay claim to a 16-1-2 all-time mark against Muskingum in Ada — have won 14 in row in the series, and in that time have outscored the Muskies 51-6.
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.