Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 7:30 pm - ONU Sports Center, Ada, Ohio
Tuesday's Dual: The Polar Bears will open the Ohio Athletic Conference portion of its schedule at home against #9-ranked Baldwin Wallace ... Varsity action begins at 7:30 pm and there are no JV bouts expected before hand ... Junior Clayton Davidson and sophomore Nate Barcaskey each placed fourth to lead Ohio Northern at the non-scoring Findlay Open on Nov. 18 ... The open tournament featured 19 teams from NCAA Divisions I, II and III and NAIA schools. There were no team scores kept for the tournament ... Davidson (2-2 record) and Barcaskey (3-2 record) posted fourth place finishes in the 184 and 285 pound weight classes, respectively ... Sophomore Seth Transue placed fifth at 125 pounds, and John Shirkey placed sixth at 133 pounds ... Transue leads ONU with a 7-3 record and 3 falls thus far this season, with Barcaskey right behind with a 6-2 record and 2 major decisions ... Baldwin Wallace is coming off a 4-0 record at the Mount Union duals ... BW had wins over #6 Messiah (Pa.), Alma (Mich.), Greensboro (N.C.) and Wilkes (Pa.) ... The Yellow Jackets have five wrestlers ranked in the top 10 nationally in their respective weight classes ... Chris Doyle is #4 at 125, Richard Burke is #10 at 157, Anthony Arroyo is #2 at 165, Justin Ransome is #10 at 174 and Gabriel Mahaney is #8 at 285.
ONU Statistical Leaders:
|2.||Barcaskey||6-2||2.||Caprella||2||2.||Kowal||1||7 Tied With.||1|
|3.||Shirkey||5-1||3.||4 Tied With||1||Transue||1|
ONU head coach Ron Beaschler: Beaschler in his 27th season at ONU with a 309-215-4 record, a winning percentage of .590 ... 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.