Baseball: Ohio Northern (4-11 Overall, 3-8 OAC) vs. Heidelberg (10-6 Overall, 7-5 OAC)

Baseball: Ohio Northern (4-11 Overall, 3-8 OAC) vs. Heidelberg (10-6 Overall, 7-5 OAC)

Saturday, April 10, 2021, 10 a.m. - Wander Field, Ada, Ohio
Sunday, April 11, 2021, 1 p.m. - Peaceful Valley, Tiiffin, Ohio

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This Weekend's Preview: The series between ONU and HU is back to the regular Saturday and Sunday doubleheaders ... Saturday's twin-bill has been moved up to a 10 am start due to the weather forcast of afternoon rain in the area ... Each team will play four-game series against each of the league's other nine teams each weekend through May 15-16 ... A limited number of spectators will be allowed to attend the games based on the OAC's COVID-19 policy ... Each player will receive two admissions each game ... No tickets will be available to the general public ... ONU dropped three of four last weekend against Mount Union with a 7-5 win in game four of the series... Junior Tom Pitko didn't give up any earned runs in his 6.2 innings of work, claiming 8 strikeouts victims, and lowering his team-best 1.88 ERA ... Junior Chayten Overholt added 8 hits on the weekend with a double and a triple, contributing to his team-leading .375 batting average ... Through eleven games this season, junior Corey McMann is tied for the team lead with 21 hits and a team-best 3 home runs and 11 RBIs ... McMann ranks 1st in the OAC and in a tie for 15th in the country with nine doubles ... ONU and HU will conclude their 4-game set on Sunday with a double header at Peaceful Valley in Tiffin ... The Polar Bears will be in action next weekend with a 4-game series against Wilmington ... The Student Princes swept Capital last weekend by outscoring the Crusaders 53-18 ... Keaton Mark leads Heidelberg with a .400 batting average, 27 hits, 8 doubles and 18 runs scored and is fifth in the OAC with 8 stolen bases ... Tyler Smith has a team-best 13 RBI ... Jake Hall leads the Student Princes pitching staff with a 1.54 ERA across four starts ... Ryan Hackworth is tied for second in the OAC with 3 wins, and leads HU with 22 strikeouts on the bump.

Ohio Northern Batting Leaders:

  Batting Ave.        Hits       Runs       RBIs  
1. Overholt .375   1. McMann 21   1. Overholt 12   1. McMann 11
2. Davis .364     Overholt 21   2. McMann 8   2. Overholt 8
3. McMann .318   3. Davis 16   3. Stevens 7     Burkett 8
                  Burkett 7        

Ohio Northern Pitching Leaders:

  Wins       ERA       Strikeouts       Saves  
1. Pitko   1. Pitko 1.88   1. Pitko 23   1. Truax
2. Dodson 1   2. Fisher 2.00   2. Dodson 18     Fisher
  Bye 1   3. Bye 3.68   3. Bye 16     Johnson 1

All-Time Series: ONU leads the all-time series between the schools by a 85-64 margin ... ONU is 43-25 at home and are 34-37 in Tiffin... ONU dropped three of four games to open the season winning one game at home 5-3 against then #25-ranked HU.

Head Coach Gene Stechschulte: Stechschulte is in his 10th season at the helm of the Ohio Northern baseball team … He has a 191-149 record, a winning percentage of .562.