Men's Tennis: Taylor (Ind.) (4-18 Overall) at Ohio Northern (11-6 Overall)

Men's Tennis: Taylor (Ind.) (4-18 Overall) at Ohio Northern (11-6 Overall)

Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 4 p.m. — University Tennis Courts, Ada, Ohio

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Wednesday's Match: The Ohio Northern men's tennis program steps away from conference action today with a match against the NAIA's Taylor (Ind.) ... The Polar Bears enter play riding a six-match win streak and sporting an 11-6 overall record ... ONU is coming off a tight-knit, 5-4 victory at Mount Union yesterday ... Sophomore Vinh Thai broke a 4-4 tie with a 6-3, 7-5 triumph at No. 1 singles to clinch the match ... Meanwhile, freshman Zach Beaschler was a double-winner with a 6-3, 6-1 win at No. 4 singles and an 8-6 decision at No. 2 doubles with sophomore Hoang Do ... This season, freshman Noah Elliott leads the Polar Bears with a 16-5 singles record and a 28-11 overall record ... Beaschler is second in overall wins with 24 and tied for second with 12 doubles victories ...  Thai sits third in overall wins (23) and is tied for second in singles wins (13) with freshman Andrew Cochran ... Do owns a team-best 13-3 doubles record ... The Trojans enter today's match owning a 4-18 overall record ... Junior Salvador Lo Cascio currently leads the team with a 6-13 singles record ... Meanwhile, the doubles team of junior Andre Danelli and sophomore Christen Jacquottet pace the team with a 6-10 mark, including a 5-9 record at No. 1 doubles.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Singles Wins       Doubles Wins       Overall Wins  
1. Elliott 16-5   1. Do 13-3   1. Elliott 28-11
2. Cochran 13-8   2. Elliott 12-6   2. Beaschler 24-13
  Thai 13-4     Beaschler 12-5   3. Thai 23-12

All-Time Series: Wednesday's match marks the first meeting all-time between the two programs.

Head Coach Mike Bonnell: Bonnell is in his third season as head coach of the Polar Bears with a 37-26 record, a .587 winning percentage ... He is 223-117 in 17 seasons overall for a .656 winning percentage.