*Story by Athletic Communications Intern Adam Knaub
WILMINGTON, Ohio - The Wilmington College men's soccer team will travel to Otterbein University on Wednesday for Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) action at 7p.m.
The Teams: Wilmington and Otterbein, the Fightin' Quakers are 10-3-2, 3-1-1 OAC after a loss on the road to Marietta College 3-1. The Cardinals are 9-5-0, 3-2-0 OAC after defeating Heidelberg 3-0.
The Coaches: Alex Van der Sluijs is in his second year leading Wilmington's men's soccer team. The 2007 alumnus, who was a three-time First Team All-OAC selection and a member of the program's only team to win an OAC title in 2004, worked at Defiance College for seven seasons. Jason Griffiths is in his third season as head men's soccer coach. He led the team to a 19-3-0 record in his first season with a 17 game winning streak to win the OAC regular season and tournament championships.
The Players: Ian Molfenter has scored a team high four goals in conference play. Felix Maurer has started every game for Wilmington and has recorded 41 saves and four solo shutouts. Gabe Sharrock leads the Cardinals in goals with six on the season. Collin Hoffman has started 10 games for Otterbein in goal and has made 55 saves with only seven goals allowed.
Series History: Wilmington is 13-14-1 against Otterbein since 1986, the Quakers won the last meeting in 2018.
Coverage: Live statistics and live video of the contest will be available – visit the links above.
Social Media: Follow Wilmington athletics on social media! The Fightin' Quakers have a presence on Facebook (Wilmington College Athletics) as well as Twitter and Instagram (@DubCQuakers).
Up Next: The Quakers will face off against Baldwin Wallace University in WIlliams Stadium on Saturday at 7 p.m.