Men's Tennis: Ohio Northern (0-0 Overall) at Albion (Mich.) (1-1 Overall) w/Olivet (Mich.) (1-2 Overall)

Men's Tennis: Ohio Northern (0-0 Overall) at Albion (Mich.) (1-1 Overall) w/Olivet (Mich.) (1-2 Overall)

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, 2 pm / 6 pm - Ungrodt Tennis Center, Albion, Mich.

Saturday's Matches: The Ohio Northern men's tennis team will open up its Spring schedule with a pair of matches on Saturday at Albion ... The Polar Bears will play Albion (Mich.) at 2 pm and Olivet (Mich.) at 6 pm at the Ungrodt Tennis Center, a 4-court indoor facility on Albion's campus ... After back-to-back 6-13 campaigns, Ohio Northern got to .500 at 11-11 in 2017 in the first season under head coach Mike Bonnell ... The Polar Bears are going with a youth movement in their bid for a winning season in 2018 and may have as many as three newcomers in the lineup against the Britons ... ONU returns four lettermen from last year's squad, including senior Cody Hurley, juniors Jake Abbott and Tim Kargl and sophomore Tyler Frantz ... ONU competed in two tournaments in the fall and were led by freshman Vinh Thai with a 3-0 singles record and a 5-3 overall record ... Hurley and freshman Drew Sarno each had two singles wins.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Singles Wins       Doubles Wins       Overall Wins  
1. Thai 3   1. Abbott 2   1. Thai 5
2. Hurley 2     Thai 2   2. Abbott 3
  Sarno 2     Christian 2     Garcia 3
          Do 2     Sarno 3
                  Do 3

All-Time Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series against Albion by a 2-0 margin with neutral site wins in 2012 and 2017 ... Ohio Northern won 8-1 at Olivet last season in the only previous meeting between the two schools.

Head Coach Mike Bonnell: Bonnell is in his second season as head coach of the Polar Bears and has an 11-11 record, a winning percentage of .500.