Men's Tennis: OAC Tournament Quarterfinals - Marietta (7-11 Overall) at Ohio Northern (12-8 Overall)

Men's Tennis: OAC Tournament Quarterfinals - Marietta (7-11 Overall) at Ohio Northern (12-8 Overall)

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 4:30 p.m. — Westwood Tennis Center, Lima, Ohio

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Tuesday's Match: The third-seeded Ohio Northern men's tennis program hosts the sixth-seeded Marietta Pioneers Tuesday afternoon in the 2019 OAC Tournament Quarterfinals ... Match time is set for 4:30 p.m. inside the Westwood Tennis and Fitness Center in Lima ... The winner will advance to play second-seeded Otterbein in the OAC Tournament Semifinals at the Lindner Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio Friday afternoon ... The Polar Bears enter the tournament sporting a 12-8 overall mark and a 5-2 OAC regular season record ... Northern is making its 35th consecutive appearance in the OAC Tournament, having won the title on 10 occasions ... ONU is coming off a tight-knit, 5-4 loss to OAC Regular Season Champion John Carroll ... Freshman Noah Elliott currently leads the team with 19 singles victories and 33 total wins ... Meanwhile, sophomore Vinh Thai ranks second on the team with 16 singles wins and 28 wins overall ... Thai wrapped up an undefeated 5-0 singles record against OAC competition last week, earning him OAC Player of the Week honors ... Freshman Zach Beaschler sits third on the team with 27 overall victories and is tied for second with 14 doubles wins ... Sophomore Hoang Do leads the team with 15 victories in doubles action this season ... The sixth-seeded Pioneers enter the OAC Tournament sporting a 7-11 overall record ...  During the regular season, MC posted a 2-5 league mark after defeating Heidelberg and Muskingum ... Freshman Hanyang Zhang leads the team with eight singles wins, seven doubles wins, and 15 overall victories ... Meanwhile, junior Jack Hirschfeld ranks second on the team with 13 wins this season.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Singles Wins       Doubles Wins       Overall Wins  
1. Elliott 19-5   1. Do 15-4   1. Elliott 33-12
2. Thai 16-4   2. Elliott 14-7   2. Thai 28-13
3. Cochran 15-9     Beaschler 14-6   3. Beaschler 27-16

All-Time Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series 29-0 over the Pioneers ... ONU defeated MC 9-0 at the OAC Tennis Fest in Mason, Ohio on April 13.

Head Coach Mike Bonnell: Bonnell is in his third season as head coach of the Polar Bears with a 38-28 record, a .576 winning percentage ... He is 224-119 in 17 seasons overall for a .653 winning percentage.