Wrestling: Ohio Northern (7-4 Overall) at Mount Saint Joseph (9-3 Overall)

Wrestling: Ohio Northern (7-4 Overall) at Mount Saint Joseph (9-3 Overall)

Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 7 p.m. - Harrington Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

Tuesday's Dual: Ohio Northern returns to dual meet action on Tuesday with a 7 pm match at Mount Saint Joseph ... The Polar Bears won the 16-team Waynesburg (Pa.) Invitational on Saturday ... ONU finished with 137 points, 55.5 points ahead of second place Lake Erie ... Senior Seth Transue, who is ranked No. 22 in the latest D3wrestle.com rankings, went 4-0 to win the title at 133 pounds, improving his record to a team-best 21-2 on the season ... Freshman Chase Sumner improved to 19-4 on the season and finished with a 4-0 record to win the title at 149 pounds ... In all, 11 Ohio Northern wrestlers placed in the top six in their respective weight classes ... Transue (#22 at 133) and junior Cash Thompson (#10 at 197) are ranked at their respective weight classes in the Dec. 18 D3Wrestle.com rankings ... Thus far this season, Transue leads the team with a 21-2 record ... Junior Schuyler Caprella is second at 20-6 ... Thompson (19-3), Sumner (19-4) and senior Jeff Andrews (19-7) are all tied for third with 19 wins each ... Thompson leads the team with 10 pins ... Andrews leads the team with 8 tech falls and Transue leads the team with 7 major decisions ... Transue (81-41) and Andrews (81-52) lead all active ONU wrestlers with 81 career victories, which ties them for 28th all-time in ONU history ... Thompson is 35th all-time with a 74-32 career record ... Mount Saint Joseph is riding a 7-match win streak after going 3-0 at the Gator Boots Duals in Nashville, Tenn., on Dec. 21 ... MSJ defeated Delaware Valley (Pa.) 29-24, Elmhurst (Ill.) 26-19 and Augustana (Ill.) 30-14 ... Antonio McCloud leads the team with a 16-3 record and 10 pins at 197 pounds ... Jabari Thomas is 14-7 at 133 and Tariq Hornbuckle is 13-4 at 125 pounds.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Wins       Pins       Tech Falls       Maj. Dec.  
1. Transue 21-2   1. Thompson 10   1. Andrews 8   1. Transue 7
2. Caprella 20-6   2. Sumner 9   2. Caprella 4   2. Lenhoff 5
3. Thompson 19-3     Spears 9     Transue 4   3. Thompson 4
  Sumner 19-4             Kwiat 4     Andrews 4
  Andrews 19-7                        

Head Coach Ron Beaschler: Beaschler is in his 32nd 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 331-237-4 career coaching record in dual action, a winning percentage of .582, making him the all-time winningest coach in 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.