Wrestling: Ohio Northern (0-1 Overall, 0-1 OAC) at Heidelberg (3-1 Overall, 0-0 OAC)

Wrestling: Ohio Northern (0-1 Overall, 0-1 OAC) at Heidelberg (3-1 Overall, 0-0 OAC)

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 7 p.m. - Sieberling Gymnasium, Tiffin, Ohio

Tuesday's match: Ohio Northern will return to Ohio Athletic Conference action on Tuesday evening with a dual match at Heidelberg ... It marks the second OAC dual of the 7-meet round robin schedule for ONU ... The Polar Bears have been idle since Nov. 17 when they competed at the non-scoring Findlay Open ... Junior Seth Transue and sophomore Cash Thompson each posted 3-2 records to lead Ohio Northern ... The Polar Bears were one of only two NCAA Division III schools in the 21-team tournament, which consisted primarily of NCAA Division II schools ... Transue went 3-2 at 125 pounds and Thompson was 3-2 at 184 pounds ... Both men finished just one match shy of placing in the top six of their respective weight classes ... Junior Jeff Andrews was 2-2 at 149 pounds for ONU ... Thus far this season, Transue and Andrews lead the team with seven victories each with Thompson close behind with six wins ... Thompson, senior Clayton Davidson and sophomore Rhett Roeder are tied for the team lead with two pins each ... Davidson has moved into 16th place all-time in on ONU's career wins list with a record of 90-43 in four seasons ... Heidelberg is coming off a 3-1 record at the Olivet (Mich.) Duals on Nov. 17 ... HU defeated Manchester (Ind.) 29-18, Cornell (Iowa) 23-20 and Mount Saint Joseph (27-15) after falling to #15 Millikin (Ill.) 29-18 to begin the tournament ... Senior Tyler Hammack is 9-1 on the season and is ranked No. 8 at 197 pounds in the latest NWCA poll ... Dylan Roth leads the Student Princes with a 12-0 record at 184 and Pacer Quire is 11-2 at 125 for HU.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Wins       Pins       Tech Falls       Maj. Dec.  
1. Transue 7-3   1. Davidson 2   1. Transue 2   1. Andrews 4
  Andrews 7-4     Roeder  2   2. Pratt 1   2. Caprella 2
2. Thompson 6-3     Thompson 2     Andrews 1     Transue 2

Head Coach Ron Beaschler: Beaschler is in his 31st season at the helm of the Ohio Northern wrestling program and currently stands as the longest-tenured head wrestling coach at the institution ... He sports a 318-225-4 career coaching record in dual action, a winning percentage of .585, making him the all-time winningest coach in ONU program history ... Beaschler was inducted into the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Hall of Fame in 2008 and has been named OAC Coach of the Year three times in 1993, 2012, and 2013.