Men's Lacrosse: Ohio Northern (3-1 Overall) at Brevard (N.C.) (2-3 Overall)

Men's Lacrosse: Ohio Northern (3-1 Overall) at Brevard (N.C.) (2-3 Overall)

Saturday, March 9, 2019, 11 a.m. - Ives-Lemel Field, Brevard, N.C.

Saturday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's lacrosse team wraps up its 2019 Spring Break trip to North Carolina this Saturday with a road contest at Brevard (N.C.) ... Game time is set for 11 a.m. at Ives-Lemel Field ... The Polar Bear enter the weekend affair sporting a 3-1 record and riding a three-game win streak ... In addition, Northern has won 10 consecutive road games dating back to last season ... On Wednesday, ONU raced past Pfeiffer (N.C.) 22-8 ... Senior attack Noah St. Croix led the offensive barrage, netting a career-high four goals ... Junior attack Cameron Marous also produced a three-goal hat trick ... Senior midfielder Mitch Groves and sophomore attack Joshua Foster each recorded a team-high three assists ... Junior Chris DiMarco led the team with four ground balls and a nine-for-thirteen effort in the faceoff circle ... As a team, the Polar Bears out-shot the Falcons 49-17 and held a 31-19 ground balls advantage ... Through four games, Marous leads the team with 18 points, 12 goals, and six assists, which rank second, tied for third, and tied for sixth in the OAC, respectively ... Marous is Ohio Northern's all-time career leader with 66 assists and 153 points while sitting second with 87 career goals in 36 games ... Senior Max Weese is ONU's all-time leading scoring with 96 goals ... Defensively, senior Drew Fox paces the Polar Bears with seven caused turnovers, and sophomore Preston Victory leads the team with 14 ground balls ... Senior goalkeeper Alex Pizarro leads the team with a 2-1 record, 34 saves, a .596 save percentage in goal ... He also sits second in save percentage and goals against average and third in total goals against among the OAC ... Brevard enters Saturday's contest with a 2-3 overall record ... The Tornados dropped a 15-11 scoreline to Pfeiffer (N.C.) in their last outing ... Senior attack Hewitt Farr leads the team with 21 goals while classmate Jackson McKaig paces the team with 11 assists and 29 points ... Defensively, senior Raheem Brown has caused 10 turnovers, and junior Robert Kokal leads BC with 23 ground balls ... Senior goalkeeper Peyton Mooney has started all five contests this season, logging 73 saves, a .521 save percentage, and a 2-3 record.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Goals       Assists       Points       Shots       Ground Balls  
1. Marous 12   1. Marous 6   1. Marous 18   1. Marous 25   1. Victory 14
2. Pavone 5   2.  St. Croix 4   2. St. Croix 9   2. Pavone 19   2. DiMarco 12
  N.Groves 5   3. M. Groves 3   3.  Pavone 7   3. N. Groves 18   3.  Peoples 10
  St. Croix  5     Foster 3     O'Connell      Weese  18         
  O'Connell  5                                

All-Time Series: This is the first meeting all-time between the two programs.

ONU head coach Nat St. Laurent: St. Laurent in his third season at ONU with a 34-18 record, a winning percentage of .654.