Men's Tennis: Otterbein (15-3 Overall, 4-1 OAC) at Ohio Northern (12-6 Overall, 5-0 OAC)

Men's Tennis: Otterbein (15-3 Overall, 4-1 OAC) at Ohio Northern (12-6 Overall, 5-0 OAC)

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 4 p.m. — University Tennis Courts, Ada, Ohio

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Wednesday's Match: The Ohio Northern men's tennis team enters the final week of the regular season tied for first place in the OAC with John Carroll with a 5-0 record ... ONU can clinch a first round bye and a top-2 seed with a victory over Otterbein on Wednesday ... The Polar Bears enter play riding a 7-match win streak, which includes a 9-0 non-conference victory over Taylor (Ind.) on April 17 ... Sophomore Hoang Do and freshman Andrew Cochran posted 6-0, 6-1 victories at Nos. 3 and 6 singles, respectively, to lead ONU ... This season, freshman Noah Elliott leads the Polar Bears with a 17-5 singles record and a 30-11 overall record ... Freshman Zach Beaschler is second in overall wins with 26 and tied for second with 13 doubles victories ... Sophomore Vinh Thai sits third in overall wins (25) and is tied for second in singles wins (14) with Cochran ... Do owns a team-best 14-3 doubles record ... As a team, Ohio Northern is 28-2 in singles play in OAC matches this season ... The Cardinals enter today's match coming off a 7-2 loss at Wittenberg on Friday ... OU is in third place in the OAC, but is just 1 game behind league co-leaders ONU and JCU ... OU is led this season in singles play by Riley Yost, who is 15-0 at #6 and is 16-0 overall ... Derek Krieger, Tom Ohler and Tyler Wharton all have 14 wins each ... Krieger and Wharton have 13 doubles wins each.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Singles Wins       Doubles Wins       Overall Wins  
1. Elliott 17-5   1. Do 14-3   1. Elliott 30-11
2. Thai 13-4   2. Beaschler 13-5   2. Beaschler 26-13
  Cochran 13-8     Elliott 13-6   3. Thai 25-12

All-Time Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 37-9 margin ... ONU won last year's contest 6-3 in Westerville.

Head Coach Mike Bonnell: Bonnell is in his third season as head coach of the Polar Bears with a 38-26 record, a .594 winning percentage ... He is 224-117 in 17 seasons overall for a .657 winning percentage.