Wrestling (6-9 Overall) at NCAA III Central Regional Championships

Wrestling (6-9 Overall) at NCAA III Central Regional Championships

Friday-Saturday, February 22-23, 2019, 11 am/10 am - Knowling Fieldhosue, Crawfordsville, Ind.

| NCAA III Central Regional Championships Site | ONU Individual Results |

This Weekend's Preview: The Ohio Northern wrestling team will compete at the 2019 NCAA Division III Central Region Championships at Wabash (Ind.) ... The tournament is an individual double-elimination tournament featuring the 10 standard 10 NCAA weight classes ... The top 3 placers in each weight class will qualify for the NCAA III Championships March 8-9 at Roanoke, Va. ... No. 19-ranked senior Clayton Davidson and junior Seth Transue placed fourth last season at 174 and 125 pounds, respectively ... Thus far this season, Davidson leads the Polar Bears with a 28-7 record and 10 pins ... Sophomore Jeff Andrews is second with a 23-10 record at 149 pounds ... Transue (20-5) and freshman Shaun Wagner (20-8) are third with 20 wins each.

ONU Statistical Leaders:

  Wins       Pins       Tech Falls       Maj. Dec.  
1. Davidson 28-7   1. Davidson 10   1. Andrews 7   1. Andrews 5
2.  Andrews 23-10   2.  Roeder 6   2.  Transue 4     Transue 5
3. Transue 20-5   3. Thompson 5   3.  Caprella 2   3. Davidson 4
  Wagner 20-8     Wagner 5     Davidson 2     Thompson 4
                          Caprella 4

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 324-233-4 career coaching record in dual action, a winning percentage of .581, making him the all-time winningest coach in 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.