Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017 - 4 pm, University Courts, Ada, Ohio
Tuesday's Match: The Polar Bears enter Tuesday's home opener riding a modest 2-match win streak ... Northern is 8-1 in its last 9 home openers ... ONU posted a 4-1 record during its Spring Break trip to Hilton Head Island, S.C. March 4-9 ... Ohio Northern won at West Virginia State and Emory & Henry (Va.) on the way to Hilton Head, then topped Roanoke (Va.) and Albion (Mich.) on the island ... Tuesday's match was originally scheduled for March 16, but was postponed due to weather ... In case of inclement weather on Tuesday, the match will be moved indoors to the ONU Sports Center Fieldhouse ... Sophomore David Hayman and freshman Tyler Frantz lead the Polar Bears with 7 singles wins each ... Junior Cody Hurley is a team-best 8-0 in doubles ... Hurley (14-1) and Hayman (14-5) leads the team with 14 overall victories ... ONU is 34-25 in singles and is 20-9 in doubles as a team ... Adrian enters Tuesday's match after posting a 4-2 record during its Spring Break trip to Florida February 27-March 2 ... The Bulldogs defeated Hanover (Ind.), Otterbein, Milwaukee School of Engineering (Wis.) and Augustana (Ill.) and lost matches to Rose-Hulman (Ind.) and Purerto Rico-Rio Pedros.
Statistical Leaders (2016-17 Stats):
Series Records: Ohio Northern leads the series between the two schools by a 20-3 margin ... AC snapped a 15-match ONU win streak with a 9-0 victory last year.
Head Coach Mike Bonnell: Bonnell is in his first season as head coach of the Polar Bears and has a 7-2 record, a winning percentage of .778 ... In nine seasons overall, Bonnell has a 126-59 record as head coach at ONU, Methodist (N.C.) and Ohio Dominican.