Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 7 pm - ONU Sports Center, Ada, Ohio
Tuesday's Preview: Ohio Northern will celebrate Senior Night on Tuesday with its home match against Muskingum ... ONU will honor its three seniors, Clayton Davidson, Dylan Dolph and Austin Windle, in a pre-match ceremony ... ONU returns to OAC action after a 1-4 record at the Lycoming (Pa.) Duals last weekend ... Northern ended the tournament with a 26-22 victory over Southern Virginia after falling to #21 Washington & Lee (Va.), Wilkes (Pa.), Springfield (Mass.) and Castleton (Vt.) ... Davidson became the 13th wrestler in ONU history to reach 100 career victories with a 4-1 record on the weekend ... Davidson is now 103-45 in his four seasons as a Polar Bear and is ranked 12th at 174 pounds by D3Wrestle.com ... Tuesday's match with MU features the anticipated matchup between No. 9-ranked Jordan Burkholder of Muskingum and #21-ranked Seth Transue of Ohio Northern ... Burkholder edged Transue 7-3 in the semifinals of the ONU Invitational in December ... Junior Jeff Andrews leads ONU this season with a 22-5 record at 149 pounds ... Davidson is second with an 18-5 record, Transue is third at 16-4 and sophomore Cash Thompson is fourth with a 15-5 mark at 184 ... Muskingum enters tonight's contest with an 0-6 overall dual meet record and is 0-1 in the OAC ... MU a 31-24 loss to Thomas More (Ky.) last Thursday ... The Muskies won 3 of the 5 contested weight classes with all three wins coming by fall ... TMC won four weight classes by forfeit and MU won by forfeit at 165 ... Muskingum is led by No. 9-ranked senior Jordan Burkholder, who is a perfect 19-0 with five falls at 125 pounds ... Senior Tanner Walker has 14 wins at 165, senior Toby Warrington has 9 wins at 149 and senior Antonio Zapata has 7 wins at heavyweight ... Burkholder won the 125-pound weight class at the ONU Invitational back in December.
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Head Coach Ron Beaschler: Beaschler is in his 31st season at the helm of the Ohio Northern wrestling program and currently stands as the longest-tenured head wrestling coach at the institution ... He sports a 323-230-4 career coaching record in dual action, a winning percentage of .583, making him the all-time winningest coach in ONU program history ... Beaschler was inducted into the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Hall of Fame in 2008 and has been named OAC Coach of the Year three times in 1993, 2012, and 2013.