Men's Tennis: Wittenberg (2-0 Overall) at Ohio Northern (0-1 Overall)

Men's Tennis: Wittenberg (2-0 Overall) at Ohio Northern (0-1 Overall)

Saturday, Febryary 16, 2019 - Westwood Tennis and Fitness Center, Lima, Ohio

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Saturday's Match: The Ohio Northern men's tennis team will open its Spring schedule on Saturday with a home match against Wittenberg at the Westwood Racquet and Fitness Club in Lima ... ONU posted a 2-3 record at Westwood in 2017-18 season ... The Polar Bears competed three times in the Fall, falling 6-1 at NCAA Division II opponent Findlay and at the Oberlin Invitational and ITA Regional tournaments ... Thus far this season, sophomore Vinh Thai leads the Polar Bears with a 4-0 singles record, which includes a 1-0 record at #1 singles and a 3-0 tournament record ... Freshman Andrew Cochran is 4-2 in singles play ... In doubles play, junior Connor Christian and sophomore Joji Imatomi are each a team-best 2-0 ... Overall, Thai leads the Polar Bears with a 6-1 record, followed by Cochran at 6-5 ... Wittenberg enters its Spring season with a 2-0 record, defeating Midway (Ky.) 5-3 and Thomas More (Ky.) 6-3 in the Fall ... Joe Patton leads the Tigers with a 4-1 record, which includes a 2-1 record at the ITAs and a 2-0 mark at #4 singles ... Martin Mora is 2-0 at #1 singles and is 3-2 overall ... In doubles play, Mora and Luke Minard are 5-2 overall and are 2-0 at #1 doubles ... WU is 12-10 in singles and 7-4 in doubles as a team this season.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Singles Wins       Doubles Wins       Overall Wins  
1. Thai 4-0   1. Imatomi 2-0   1. Thai 6-1
  Cochran 4-2     Christian 2-0     Cochran 6-5
3. Imatomi 3-0     Thai 2-1   3. Imatomi 5-0
  Meadors 3-2     Elliott 2-1     Christian 5-3
  Christian 3-3     Meadors 2-3     Elliott 5-4
  Elliott 3-3     Cochran 2-3     Meadors 5-5
  Beaschler 3-3                

All-Time Series: Wittenberg leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 29-12 margin ... ONU won last season's meeting 5-4 in Mason, O.

Head Coach Mike Bonnell: Bonnell is in his third season as head coach of the Polar Bears and has a 26-21 record, a winning percentage of .553.