Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, 1:30 pm - Dial-Roberson Stadium, Ada, Ohio
Saturday's Contest: r both teams. The Polar Bears need a win to post their 17th upper division OAC finish in the last 18 seasons. It is also Senior Day at Ohio Northern, where the team will celebrate its 23 seniors.
ONU Leaders: The ONU running game is led by RB William Bodden (94 att, 495 yards, 5 TDs) and RB Justin Magazine (84 att, 447 yards, 8 TDs). QB Patrick Angle has completed 145 of 241 passes for 1,659 yards and 13 TDs. WR Devon Price (51 rec., 626 yards, 3 TDs), TE Justin McCray (23 rec., 217 yards, 3 TDs) and WR Kyle Baker (23 rec., 202 yards, 1 TD) lead the ONU receivers. LB Dillon Kwiat, LB Josh Bryan and LB Josh Cantrell led the ONU defense with 101, 56 and 54 tackles, respectively. DE Steven Kenny and DL Josh Simon lead the team with 2.5 sacks.
The Series: Ohio Northern leads the all-time series between the two schools by a 33-19 margin. OU has won 3 of the last 5 games, including a 24-13 victory in Westerville last year.
Finishing Strong: ONU has won 16 of its last 18 regular season finales, dating to the 1995 season. Only one of those wins was decided by less than a TD, with ONU winning by an average score of 45.1-16.8. In fact, 10 of those games were won by 28 or more points and in seven of those games ONU scored 50 or more points. Ohio Northern is also 20-3 in games played in November during the Dean Paul era.
ONU head coach Dean Paul: Paul in his 10th season at ONU with a 67-34 record. He is 107-46 in 15 seasons overall and is 6-3 against OU.