Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, 7 pm - Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio
Preview: Northern enters Wednesday's contest after competing in the Geneva (Pa.) Tournament, where it posted an 0-1-1 record ... In its season-opener against Grove City (Pa.), Northern played to a hard-fought tie after 110 minutes proved to not be enough time ... In that contest, freshman Mitchell Colvin found freshman Beelal Hasan who capitalized for his first career goal to help ONU even the score at 1-1 ... In the Polar Bears second contest at Geneva (Pa.), senior midfielder J.J. Fortner scored the lone goal for Northern as he found the back of the net off of a free kick ... Wednesday's contest at Kerscher Stadium begins a 4-game homestand for Northern, including contests with Kalamazoo (Mich.) on Sept. 8, Thomas More (Ky.) on Sept. 9 and Ohio Wesleyan on Sept. 13 ... Wittenberg enters the contest after falling in its season-opener to Marietta, 2-0 ... Junior Alberto Zaragoza returns for the Tigers in 2017 after leading the squad with three goals in 2016 ... Junior Austin Lewis and senior Andrew Yokum also return after being tied for second on the team a season ago with two goals scored each ... Junior goalkeeper Jack Snider looks to lead WU in the net after occupying the goal for 431:18 minutes last season.
ONU Returning Statistical Leaders (2016)
Series Record: The all-time series between the two schools is tied at 8-8-2 ... ONU has claimed victories in the last five meetings and is 7-0-1 in the previous eight matchups.
Head Coach Brent Ridenour: Ridenour is in his 20th season as head coach with a 283-110-33 career record and a winning percentage of .703.