Preview: Ohio Northern (24-12 Overall) at Denison (18-16 Overall)
Thursday, May 1, 2014, 5 pm, Big Red Baseball Field, Granville, Ohio
Thursday's Matchup: Today's contest will be two seven inning games. ONU is coming off of a 9-2 win at Mount Saint Joseph on Wednesday. Sophomore Reed Allen and sophomore Nick Eltzroth each had three hits. Senior Tyler Deitering gave up two runs over seven innings and struck out five batters. Eltzroth ranks second in the OAC with a 1.81 ERA and sophomore Zach Maier is right behind in third with a 2.14 ERA. Junior Dan Belliveau is tied for the league lead with eight home runs and is second in the conference with 41 RBI's. Junior Jack LaMarca is second in the OAC with 19 stolen bases. Denison enter's off of a split with John Carroll on Sunday. Andrew Touhy leads the team with a .340 batting average and Ryan Mulligan has a team best 25 RBI's.
All-Time Series: Ohio Northern holds a 6-5 edge in the all-time series. These teams played in Ada on April 1, with Northern winning 6-2.
Head Coach Gene Stechschulte: Stechschulte is in his third season as head coach of the Polar Bears. He has a career record of 56-56 (.500).