Men's Soccer: Marietta (10-5-2 Overall, 4-3-1 OAC) at Ohio Northern (12-5-1 Overall, 5-3-0 OAC)

Men's Soccer: Marietta (10-5-2 Overall, 4-3-1 OAC) at Ohio Northern (12-5-1 Overall, 5-3-0 OAC)

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, 7 pm, Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio

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Saturday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's soccer team enters Saturday evening's regular season finale winners of three straight, including a 3-2 overtime victory on Wednesday evening at Baldwin Wallace ... Northern will celebrate Senior Night after the contest and will honor seniors Grant Cayot, Ben Conkin, J.J. FortnerChris Garbig, Colin Johnson, Cory Lains and Mac Tompkins for their contributions to the Men's Soccer program over the past four seasons ... Northern currently sits in third place in the Ohio Athletic Conference standings and can lock up the No. 3 seed in next week's OAC Tournament with a victory against Marietta ... Northern stayed in the hunt for a bid to the OAC Tournament with a 3-2 overtime victory at Baldwin Wallace where Johnson hit a game-winning goal just 3:42 into the first overtime period ... The Polar Bears are led this season by Fortner's 14 goals and 30 points ... The senior ranks second in the OAC in both categories, while junior Joseph Schulte ranks second on the team with six goals ... Cayot and Lains are both currently tied for first on the team with four assists each ... Fifteen athletes have scored goals for Northern this season, while 16 players have recorded at least one assist ... Defensively, freshman Dylan Plank leads the team and ranks third in the team OAC with a 0.95 GAA ... Plank's 13 goals allowed and .780 save percentage currently leads the team and ranks second and fourth in the OAC, respectively ... Marietta enters the contest after falling 3-0 at No. 20-ranked Otterbein ... Junior Tom Sloan currently leads the Pioneers offensively with eight goals, while junior Andy Rolfes ranks second on the team with five goals ... Freshman Robert Phillips currently has a team-best four assists ... Senior Tyler Sholl leads MC in the net and ranks fifth in the OAC with a 1.10 GAA and ranks fourth in the OAC with only 15 goals allowed this season ... Sholl is also tied for third in the conference with six shutouts this season. 

ONU Statistical Leaders 

  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA  
1. Fortner 14    1. Cayot 4    1. Fortner 30    1. Plank 46   1. Plank 0.95 
2.  Schulte 6     Lains    2. Schulte 14   2. Dunnavant 18    2.  Dunnavant 1.63 
3. Lains 5     Yoder 3     Lains 14                
          Sternasty 3                        

Series Record: Northern owns a 21-12-1 advantage in the all-time series between the two schools ... ONU had won 14 straight in the series dating back to 2003 before Marietta defeated the Polar Bears 1-0 last season.

Head Coach Brent Ridenour: Ridenour is in his 20th season as head coach with a 295-114-33 career record and a winning percentage of .705 ... Ridenour is the winningest coach in ONU men's soccer history and OAC men's soccer history.