Wrestling: Ohio Northern (0-0 Overall) at Findlay Open

Wrestling: Ohio Northern (0-0 Overall) at Findlay Open

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 9am - Croy Gymnasium, Findlay, Ohio

Saturday's Tournament: The Polar Bears will compete with 12 other NCAA Division II schools and wrestlers from NCAA Division I redshirt teams in the double-elimination individual weight class tournament ... The meet is not expected to be scored for team standings ... ONU opened its 2017-18 season with an eighth place finish at the Mount Union Invitational on Nov. 11 ... The Polar Bears finished with 61 points. NCAA Division II Lake Erie was first with 143.5 points, DII Gannon (Pa.) was second with 140 points and Mt. Union was third with 130.5 points ... ONU was led by senior Brad Taton and sophmore Nate Barcaskey, who finished second at 133 pounds and 285 pounds. respectively ... Both wrestlers finished with a record of 2-1 ... At 174 pounds, junior Clayton Davidson finished fourth with a record of 3-2 ... Freshman Alex Kowal finished fourth with a record of 4-2 at 149 pounds and freshman Cash Thompson finished fourth with a record of 3-2 at 184 pounds.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

      Tech Falls
      Maj. Dec.
1. Kowal 4-2   1. Transue 1   1. Kowal 1   1. 6 Tied With 1
2. Davidson 3-2     J.Thompson  1     Caprella 1        
  C.Thompson 3-2                        

ONU head coach Ron Beaschler: Beaschler in his 27th season at ONU with a 309-215-4 record, a winning percentage of .590 ... He is the all-time winningest coach in ONU history and has the longest tenure as head wrestling coach at ONU ... He was inducted into the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Hall of Fame in 2008 ... He was named OAC Coach of the Year in 1993, 2012 and 2013.