Men's Soccer: Ohio Northern (11-5-1 Overall, 4-3-0 OAC) at Baldwin Wallace (5-10-2 Overall, 1-5-1 OAC)

Men's Soccer: Ohio Northern (11-5-1 Overall, 4-3-0 OAC) at Baldwin Wallace (5-10-2 Overall, 1-5-1 OAC)

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, 7 pm, George Finnie Stadium, Berea, Ohio

Wednesday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's soccer team enters Wednesday evening's contest after defeating Muskingum 7-1 ... Senior Cory Lains scored twice, while seniors J.J. Fortner and Chris Garbig, junior Anthony DeNoi and sophomores Michael Bringard and Luke Fickenworth all added one goal each ... Fortner currently leads the team and ranks second in the Ohio Athletic Conference with 13 goals and 28 points ... Junior Joseph Schulte currently ranks second on the team with six goals ... Senior Grant Cayot currently has a team-best four assists to lead ONU, while Lains and freshman Zachary Yoder each have three assists and are tied for second on the team ... Defensively, freshman Dylan Plank leads the team in the goal ... The freshman currently leads the team and is tied for third in the Ohio Athletic Conference with a 0.87 goals against average ... Plank also has only allowed a team-best and conference-best 11 goals this season ... His .788 save percentage leads the team and ranks fourth in the OAC ... Baldwin Wallace enters the contest after dropping its last two contests ... Sophomore Danny Ruple currently leads the team and OAC with 18 goals and 42 points ... Ruple has recorded hat-tricks on two separate occasions this season for the Yellow Jackets ... Sophomore Timmy Jonas currently leads the team and is tied for second on the conference with eight assists ... Senior Ryan Asbury and sophomore Patrick Mehal have split the majority of the time this season in the goal for BW ... Mehal has a team-best 44 saves, while Asbury ranks second with 26 saves ... Mehal also owns the only shutout for the BW goalies this season.

ONU Statistical Leaders 

  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA  
1. Fortner 13    1. Cayot 4    1. Fortner 28    1. Plank 41   1. Plank 0.87 
2.  Schulte 6   2.  Lains    2. Schulte 14   2. Dunnavant 21    2.  Dunnavant 1.46 
3. Lains 5     Yoder 3   3.  Lains 13                

Series Record: Northern owns a 27-12-3 advantage in the all-time series between the two schools ... Northern has won two straight in the series and five of the last six meetings, including a 7-1 victory over the Yellow Jackets a season ago.

Head Coach Brent Ridenour: Ridenour is in his 20th season as head coach with a 294-114-33 career record and a winning percentage of .704 ... Ridenour is the winningest coach in ONU men's soccer history and OAC men's soccer history.