Saturday, February 27, 2016, 9 am, Knowling Fieldhouse, Crawfordsville, Ind.
Saturday's Tournament: Ohio Northern will move into the postseason on Saturday, competing at the NCAA III Midwest Regional Tournament at Wabash (Ind.) ... A total of 15 teams from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin will take part in the double-elimination, 10-weight class individual tournament ... The top three placers in each of the 10 weight classes will receive a bid to participate in the NCAA III Championships March 11-12 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa ... This will mark the first time ONU has competed in the Midwest Region after competing in the Mideast Region the past three seasons ... Thus far this season, junior Kyler Deeter leads the Polar Bears with a 25-13 record ... Freshman Clayton Davidson is second on the team with a 22-11 record, sophomore Evan Hickey is third at 21-11 and senior Kody Bellamy is fourth at 20-10 ... Hickey leads the team with 10 pins on the year.
ONU Statistical Leaders
|1.||Deeter||25-13||1.||Hickey||10||1.||6 Tied With
ONU head coach Ron Beaschler: Beaschler in his 27th season at ONU with a 295-210-4 record, a winning percentage of .583 ... He is the all-time winningest coach in ONU history and has the longest tenure as head wrestling coach at ONU ... He was inducted into the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Hall of Fame in 2008 ... He was named OAC Coach of the Year in 1993, 2012 and 2013.