Men's Soccer: Ohio Northern (5-2-1 overall) vs. Rose-Hulman (5-1-0 overall)

Men's Soccer: Ohio Northern (5-2-1 overall) vs. Rose-Hulman (5-1-0 overall)

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 7 p.m. - Kerscher Stadium, Ada, Ohio

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Saturday's Preview: The Ohio Northern men's soccer team will look to extend its win streak to five games Saturday when it plays host to Rose-Hulman (Ind.) at 7 p.m. at Kerscher Stadium in Ada … The Polar Bears own a 5-2-1 overall record and have beaten their last four opponents by a combined score of 8-0 … The four straight shut outs ONU has logged is its longest such streak since 2015 … The Polar Bears' most recent victory occurred Wednesday in Ada where the Polar Bears downed Hanover 2-0 … In that game, sophomore midfielder Levi King netted his third goal of the season — which leads the team — while sophomore forward Seth Gundlach recorded his second goal of 2019 … Junior forward Beelal Hasan and junior midfielder Jimmy Walkinshaw have also logged two scores on the season … Defensively, sophomore goaltender John Lombardo pitched another shut out … He hasn't allowed a goal since Sept. 7, has five shut outs on the season and 32 saves to his name … Rose-Hulman lays claim to a 5-1-0 overall record … The Fighting Engineers are coming off their first loss of the season, dropping a 2-1 double overtime decision at DePauw (Ind.) … Rose-Hulman averages 1.5 goals per contest and is led offensively by three different players who have registered two goals … Senior goaltender Pascall Schlee boasts three shut outs and has made 21 saves this season. 

ONU Statistical Leaders: 
 
  Goals       Assists       Points       Saves       GAA   
1. King 3    1. George 2    1. King 7    1. Lombardo 32   1. Lombardo 0.98
2. 3 Tied 2   2. 5 Tied   1   2. Hasan 5                
                2. Walkinshaw 5                

Series Record: The Polar Bears own a 3-0-0 all-time record against Rose-Hulman … The two squads met last year, and Northern walked away with a 2-0 road victory. 

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.