Men's Soccer: Ohio Northern (13-4-2 Overall, 5-2-1 OAC) vs. Mount Union (9-3-4 Overall, 3-2-3 OAC)

Men's Soccer: Ohio Northern (13-4-2 Overall, 5-2-1 OAC) vs. Mount Union (9-3-4 Overall, 3-2-3 OAC)

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 7 p.m. - Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio

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Saturday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's soccer team wraps up the regular season, hosting Mount Union at 7 p.m. at Kerscher Stadium in Ada … The Polar Bears boast a 13-4-2 overall record and a 5-2-1 mark in Ohio Athletic Conference play … Northern averages 2.2 goals per game and surrender one score per contest … Northern is fresh off a come-from-behind 3-2 home win over Otterbein Wednesday … That game marked the first time since 2014 that the Polar Bears came back from a two-goal deficit … In Wednesday's contest, junior Beelal Hasan netted his sixth and seventh goals of 2019, while senior Luke Fickenworth scored the other goal, his third of the season  … Sophomore Levi King boasts a team-high nine goals, and sophomore Seth Gundlach has seven scores in 2019 … Junior Jimmy Walkinshaw has logged three goals, while senior Takashi Yuzawa, junior Zach Yoder and freshman Aaron Shelton all have two goals apiece … Sophomore goaltender John Lombardo has registered 62 saves, which includes an OAC-best eight shut outs … Mount Union lays claim to an 9-3-4 overall record, which includes a 3-2-3 record in OAC play … The Purple Raiders are averaging 1.3 goals per contest, and are led offensively by Jon Schroeder and Rylan Wikle who have netted four goals apiece in 2019 … Zach Hlas has started all 16 games in net and has recorded 46 saves for a Mount Union team allowing foes to score, on average, 0.6 goals per game. 

ONU Statistical Leaders: 

  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA   
1. King 9    1. Walkinshaw 6    1. King 23    1. Lombardo 62   1. Lombardo 0.97
2. Gundlach 7   2. King 5   2. Hasan 18                
2. Hasan 7   3. Hasan 4   3. Gundlach 16                

Series Record: Ohio Northern owns a 27-12-6 all-time record against Mount Union … The Polar Bears — who are 15-3-3 all-time against the Purple Raiders in Ada — have won 13 of the last 16 in the series … Mount Union won the most recent matchup 2-0 last year in Alliance.

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.