Men's Tennis: Ohio Northern (9-7 Overall, 3-2 OAC) at Otterbein (8-6, 2-1 OAC)

Men's Tennis: Ohio Northern (9-7 Overall, 3-2 OAC) at Otterbein (8-6, 2-1 OAC)

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 3:30 pm - Sanders Tennis Courts, Westerville, Ohio

Tuesday's Match: The Ohio Northern men's tennis team will travel to Westerville to play the Cardinals in an OAC match ... The Polar Bears are coming off an 8-1 loss to John Carroll on Saturday at the Westwood Tennis & Fitness Center in Lima ... Freshman Vinh Thai led Ohio Northern with a 6-4, 6-0 victory at No. 1 singles. ... Thus far this season, Thai (10-6) and freshman Hoang Do (10-7) lead the Polar Bears with 10 singles wins each ... In doubles play, sophomore Connor Christian is 11-7 and Do and Thai are each 11-8 ... Overall, Thai (21-14) and Do (21-15)  lead the Polar Bears with 21 wins each ... Otterbein is loking to rebound from a 9-0 loss to Ohio Wesleyan last Wednesday ... Thus far this season, Juan Vera (10-4), Riley Yost (10-4) and Tyler Wharton (10-6) the team in singles play with 10 wins each ... Jared Deel and Connor Radune are both 8-6 in doubles play and Wharton has a team-best 17 wins overall.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Singles Wins       Doubles Wins       Overall Wins  
1. Thai 10-6   1. Christian 11-7   1. Thai 21-14
  Do 10-7     Do 11-8     Do 21-15
3. Abbott 7-7     Thai 11-9   3. Kargl 17-18
  Frantz 7-7                
  Kargl 7-10                

Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 36-9 margin ... OU has won 6 straight in the series, including a 5-4 decision last season.

Head Coach Mike Bonnell: Bonnell is in his second season as head coach of the Polar Bears and has a 20-18 record, a winning percentage of .526.