Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 7:30 pm - Steele Center, New Concord, Ohio
Tuesday's Match: The Polar Bears will travel to New Concord on Tuesday for their penultimate OAC dual match of the year ... With a victory, Ohio Northern would clinch its 16th upper division OAC finish in the 18 years that since OAC adopted its current round-robin format in 1999-2000 ... Northern is coming off a 33-6 loss at Baldwin Wallace on Friday in a battle of league unbeatens ... Sophomore Gavin Nelson and freshman Nate Barcaskey each picked up decision victories against BW ... Barcaskey was named the OAC Wrestler of the Week on Monday ... He went 4-0 on the week, going 2-0 in OAC duals and had a 2-0 record at the BW Invitational on Saturday before pulling out of the tournament with a medical default ... Thus far this season, Barcaskey leads the team with a 26-7 record and 17 pins ... Sophomore Clayton Davidson is second at 23-11, senior Kyler Deeter is third at 22-9 and junior Alex Bair is fourth with a 20-13 mark ... ONU head coach Ron Beaschler recently surpassed the 300-win plateau as head coach at Ohio Northern ... In 27 seasons, Beaschler's teams are 308-214-4 ... The Muskies are looking for their first OAC dual win of the season and are hoping to snap a 6-match losing streak.
ONU Statistical Leaders
ONU head coach Ron Beaschler: Beaschler in his 27th season at ONU with a 308-214-4 record, a winning percentage of .589 ... 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.