Men's Soccer: Ohio Northern (6-2-1 Overall) at Adrian (Mich.) (3-4-0)

Men's Soccer: Ohio Northern (6-2-1 Overall) at Adrian (Mich.) (3-4-0)

Wednesday, September 26, 7 p.m. - Docking Stadium, Adrian, Mich.

This Wednesday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's soccer program will return to the pitch Wednesday, September 26 as the Polar Bears travel to Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association member Adrian (Mich.) for their 2018 nonconference finale ... Match time is set for 7 p.m. at Docking Stadium in Adrian, Michigan ... ONU enters the midweek competition sporting a 6-2-1 overall record, which includes a current five-match win streak dating back to a September 12 victory over #19 Ohio Wesleyan ... Head coach Brent Ridenour earned his 300th career coaching victory during the streak, surpassing the milestone last Friday with a 5-1 win over Anderson (Ind.) ... In their most recent outing, Northern defeated Rose-Hulman (Ind.) 2-0 at the Rose-Hulman Intramural Field in Terre Haute, Indiana ... Sophomore defender Beelal Hasan netted his team-best eighth goal of the season during the match, securing his second game-winning goal and his third strike of the weekend ... Freshman midfielder Levi King also notched his sixth goal of 2018, giving him a four-match scoring streak ... He currently sits second in goal scoring and ranks first on the team with six assists ... In net, freshman goalkeeper John Lombardo registered his first career shutout and fourth straight win while making one save ... At the conference level, Hasan ranks third in total shots (35) and is tied for third in points (18) and goals (8) ... King and senior Anthony DeNoi sit second and fifth on the OAC assist leader chart, respectively ... King also stands tied for third in points (18) and fifth in total shots (28) ... After four starts this year, Lombardo is tied for third in goals against (4) and fifth in goals against average (1.07) ... Adrian owns a 3-4-0 overall record with their most recent outing ending in an 8-1 loss to Case Western Reserve on Saturday ... Four men have scored two goals for the Bulldogs, headlined by senior midfielder/forward Tad Davis, who also leads the team with three assists and seven points ... Junior goalkeeper Spencer Brown has posted 28 saves, a 2.29 goals against average, and a pair of clean sheets.   

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA  
1. Hasan 8    1. King 6    1. King 18    1. Velotta 19   1. Lombardo 1.07
2. King 6   2. DeNoi 3     Hasan 18   2. Lombardo 8   2.  Velotta  1.97 
3.  DeNoi 3   3.  4 Tied w/ 2   3. DeNoi 9   3.  Dunnavant 1   3.  Dunnavant  2.91 

All-Time Series: The Polar Bears currently lead the all-time series 9-0-1 over the Bulldogs, which includes one win registered on the road at Adrian ... Northern has won five consecutive meetings with the most recent matchup resulting in a 7-0 ONU victory during the 2008 campaign.

Head Coach Brent Ridenour: Ridenour is currently in his 21st season guiding the Ohio Northern men's soccer program … He owns a 301-117-35 (.703) overall record entering Wednesday's matchup, which ranks him first in all-time coaching victories at Ohio Northern and in the Ohio Athletic Conference ... He became the first ONU soccer coach (men's or women's) to reach the 300 career coaching wins plateau last Friday in a 5-1 victory over Anderson (Ind.).