By Caleb Scott
ADA — The Ohio Northern men's soccer team saw four members earn All-Ohio Athletic Conference for the 2017 campaign.
Seniors J.J. Fortner (Maumee/Anthony Wayne), Chris Garbig (Wilder, Ky./Highlands) and Grant Cayot (Roanoke, Ind./Blackhawk Christian) were all dubbed First Team All-OAC selections, while senior Cory Lains (Zionsville, Ind.) was named Second Team All-OAC.
Cayot earned All-OAC honors for the second consecutive season after being named First Team All-OAC in 2017.
A year after earning his first All-Conference nod, Cayot tied for first on the team with five assists and appeared in and started all 20 contests for ONU this season. Of the 85 games he has appeared in during his career, Cayot was a starter in 78 of those contests.
Fortner makes his first career appearance on the All-OAC teams after being named First Team All-OAC as a midfielder.
The senior led the team and ranked second in the OAC with 14 goals this season and also led the team and ranked third in the conference with 30 points.
Fortner started in all 20 contests this season, and played in 59 games in his career, making 40 starts.
Garbig earns his second career All-OAC honor after he was named First Team All-OAC for the second consecutive season.
The senior midfielder scored two goals and added two assists this season for ONU and started in all 20 contests.
Garbig has appeared in 83 career games, making starts in 81 of those contests.
Lains earned his first career All-OAC nod after being named Second Team All-OAC in 2017.
The senior ranked third on the team with five goals this season and was tied for first on the team with five assists.
Lains appeared in all 20 contests, making starts in 19 of those games.
The Polar Bears ended their season in the quarterfinal round of the OAC Tournament as they dropped a 1-0 decision to Marietta and ended the season with a 12-6-2 record.