Men's Soccer: Ohio Northern (2-2-1 Overall) at Oberlin (2-3-0 Overall)

Men's Soccer: Ohio Northern (2-2-1 Overall) at Oberlin (2-3-0 Overall)

Saturday, September 14, 2019, 7 p.m. - Fred Shults Field  

Saturday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's soccer team will take to the road and battle Oberlin College Saturday at 7 p.m. at Fred Shults Field in Oberlin … The Polar Bears are coming off a 1-0 victory over No. 7 Ohio Wesleyan, which improved ONU to 2-2-1 on the season … Junior forward Beelal Hasan scored the game's lone goal against the Battling Bishops to give him two goals on the season … Senior midfielder Jimmy Walkinshaw also has two scores on the year, while sophomore midfielder Levi King has one … Sophomore goaltender John Lombardo's shut out of OWU was his second shut out of the season … Lombardo has 24 saves to his name in 2019 … Oberlin enters Saturday with a 2-3-0 overall record after logging a 2-1 victory at home over Grove City College … The Yeomen have won their last two games, outscoring their opponents by an 8-3 margin. 

ONU Statistical Leaders: 
 
  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA   
1. Walkinshaw 2    1. Bachwitz 1    1. Walkinshaw 4    1. Lombardo 24   1. Lombardo 1.54
1. Hasan 2   1. Picard 1   1. Hasan 4                
3.  King 1           3. King 2                

Series Record: The Polar Bears lay claim to a 12-9-2 all-time record against Oberlin … The two squads have met each of the last three years and Northern has won all three matchups by a combined score of 11-3 … Furthermore, the Polar Bears have claimed eight in a row in the series, outscoring the Yeomen 20-7 during that span.

Interim Head Coach Chris Matejka: Matejka is in his first season as the interim head coach of the Ohio Northern men's soccer program. He was an assistant coach with the Polar Bears the last six years.