Men's Tennis: Ohio Northern (12-7 Overall, 5-1 OAC) at John Carroll (6-9 Overall, 6-0 OAC)

Men's Tennis: Ohio Northern (12-7 Overall, 5-1 OAC) at John Carroll (6-9 Overall, 6-0 OAC)

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:30 p.m. — Mutual Medical Tennis Pavilion, Cleveland, Ohio

Saturday's Match: The Ohio Northern men's tennis team will wrap up its regular season with a Saturday match at John Carroll indoors at Cleveland State's Medical Mutual Tennis Pavilion ... ONU would win a share of the OAC Tournament with a victory over JCU ... ONU would clinch the #1 seed with a win and an Otterbein loss to Baldwin Wallace ... With an OU win over BW, Northern would be the No. 1 seed with a 6-3 win or better and would be the No. 2 seed with a 5-4 win ... ONU would be the No. 3 seed with a loss to JCU ... The Polar Bears enter play coming off a tight 5-4 loss to Otterbein on Wednesday ... Sophomore Vinh Thai and freshman Noah Elliott were each double-winners for Ohio Northern ... This season, freshman Noah Elliott leads the Polar Bears with an 18-5 singles record and a 32-11 overall record and is tied for team-high honors with a 14-6 doubles record ... Thai is second with a 15-4 singles and 27-12 overall records ... Freshman Zach Beaschler is third with a 13-6 doubles record and a 26-15 overall mark ... Freshman Andrew Cochran is third with a 14-9 singles record ... Sophomore Hoang Do owns a team-best 14-4 doubles record ... As a team, Ohio Northern is 31-5 in singles play in OAC matches this season ... The Blue Streaks enter today's match on top of the OAC with a 6-0 record and have clinched a share of the OAC Regular Season title ... JCU would win the title outright and be the No. 1 seed in the OAC Tournament with a win on Saturday ... JCU would still be the No. 1 seed with a 5-4 loss and an Otterbein victory over Baldwin Wallace ... Andy Siciliano leads the Blue Streaks with nine singles wins, 10 doubles wins and a 19-18 overall record.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Singles Wins       Doubles Wins       Overall Wins  
1. Elliott 18-5   1. Do 14-4   1. Elliott 32-11
2. Thai 15-4     Elliott 14-6   2. Thai 27-12
3. Cochran 14-9   3. Beaschler 13-6   3. Beaschler 26-15

All-Time Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 25-11 margin ... JCU has won the last four games in the series, including an 8-1 victory in Ada last season.

Head Coach Mike Bonnell: Bonnell is in his third season as head coach of the Polar Bears with a 38-27 record, a .585 winning percentage ... He is 224-118 in 17 seasons overall for a .655 winning percentage.