Mount Vernon Nazarene University


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://mvnucougars.com
Main School Web Site:
http://www.mvnu.edu
School Colors: Blue and Green
SID Name: Kirk McDonnell

Conference:
Crossroads League
Main Rivals: (empty)

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 2,229
Last National Tournament Appearance: 2009

Local Radio Broadcasts (Call Letters and Fequency): WNZR 90.9 FM
Local Newspaper: Mount Vernon News
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Last Year's
Conference Record:
9 - 9
Returning Starters: 3
Primary Offensive Strategy: 4 around 1 passing game
Key Returners:
Josh Ashwill, JR, 6-3, G, Crossroads League All-Defensive Team, Had 113 assists and averaged 8.7 points per game; Eric Roby, SR, 6-7, F, Averaged 10.1 points per game last season; Jordi Mas, SO, 6-10, C, Averaged 7.4 ppg and 5 rebounds per game last year
Last Year's
Overall Record:
19 - 13
Returning Lettermen: 9
Primary Defensive Strategy: Man to Man
Top 5 Recruits:
Brett Vipperman, FR, 6-5, G/F, Ashland High School, Averaged 18.8 points per game last season in high school; Jeremiah Roberts, FR, 6-6, G/F, Sylvania Southview High School, Averaged 16 points and 7 rebounds per game last season in high school; Todd Entenmann, FR, 6-2, G, Colonel Crawford H.S., 21.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game; Cliff Bussey, JR, 6-1, G, Owens Community College
Key Losses:
Martell Medley, SR, 6-3, G, Crossroads All-League 2nd Team; Bryan Redic, SR, 6-6, F, Crossroads League Honorable Mention
Additional Information:
MVNU recorded a 19-13 record and finished with a 9-9 mark in the Crossroads League, claiming fifth in the final standings last season. The 19 victories were the most in a single season since the 2008-09 campaign when the team posted 23 wins.
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Head Coach: Jared Ronai

Alma Mater:

Georgia Southwestern State

Years at Current School:

2

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

19 13

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

19 13
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Assistant Coach:
Josh Brown
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Graduate Assistant Coach:
Steve Kaufman
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Ariel Arena

Gym/Arena Address

800 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Gym/Arena Capacity:

2020
Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
21 Ashwill Josh G SR 6-3 180 Dublin, OH
32 Bailey Dylan G SO 6-1 175 Castailia, OH
23 Cole Deontae F SR 6-5 220 Toldeo, OH
24 Entenmann Todd G SO 6-2 170 Bucyrus, OH
44 Fraley Emmett F SO 6-7 180 Battle Creek, MI
15 Jones Austin G FR 6-7 200 Cincinnati, OH
0 Lucas Patrick C
33 Mas Jordi C JR 6-10 235 Barcelona, Spain
12 McBride Trey G FR 6-2 175 Cincinnati, OH
30 Miller Eric G SO 5-10 165 Berlin, OH
10 Paul Jacob G FR 5-10 165 Canton, OH
22 Roberts Jeremiah G SO 6-5 185 Toledo, OH
2 Schmitz Joey G JR 6-0 180 Carroll, OH
20 Vipperman Brett F SO 6-4 195 Mansfield, OH
Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
10/28/2016 4:13:00 PM Calumet (Ind.) Neutral 89 - 75 Win 1-0
10/29/2016 12:00:00 PM Midway (Ky.) Neutral 94 - 68 Win 2-0
11/2/2016 7:00:00 PM Carlow (Pa.) Home 122 - 74 Win 3-0
11/5/2016 4:55:00 PM Northwestern Ohio Away 81 - 59 Win 4-0
11/11/2016 7:30:00 PM Lourdes (Ohio) Home 74 - 57 Win 5-0
11/12/2016 5:00:00 PM IU East (Ind.) Home 76 - 80 Loss 5-1
11/16/2016 7:00:00 PM WVU Tech Home 98 - 85 Win 6-1
11/19/2016 3:00:00 PM Great Lakes Christian Home 115 - 53 Win 7-1
11/22/2016 7:00:00 PM Marian (Ind.) Home 80 - 72 Win 8-1
11/30/2016 8:00:00 PM Grace (Ind.) Away 84 - 75 Win 9-1
12/3/2016 3:00:00 PM Taylor (Ind.) Away 67 - 88 Loss 9-2
12/6/2016 7:00:00 PM Spring Arbor (Mich.) Home 67 - 87 Loss 9-3
12/10/2016 3:00:00 PM Cincinnati Christian (Ohio) Home 81 - 75 Win 10-3
12/17/2016 4:00:00 PM Shawnee State (Ohio) Away 73 - 66 Win 11-3
12/19/2016 6:00:00 PM Brescia (Ky.) Away 77 - 69 Win 12-3
12/19/2016 6:00:00 PM Brescia (Ky.) Away 77 - 69 Win 13-3
12/19/2016 6:00:00 PM Brescia (Ky.) Away 77 - 69 Win 14-3
12/30/2016 2:00:00 PM Rio Grande (Ohio) Home 97 - 71 Win 15-3
1/3/2017 7:00:00 PM Indiana Wesleyan Home 92 - 80 Win 16-3
1/7/2017 3:00:00 PM Saint Francis (Ind.) Away 51 - 73 Loss 16-4
1/10/2017 7:00:00 PM Goshen (Ind.) Away 83 - 69 Win 17-4
1/10/2017 7:00:00 PM Goshen (Ind.) Away 83 - 69 Win 18-4
1/11/2017 7:30:00 PM Goshen (Ind.) Away 83 - 69 Win 19-4
1/14/2017 3:00:00 PM Bethel (Ind.) Home 70 - 82 Loss 19-5
1/17/2017 7:00:00 PM Marian (Ind.) Away 78 - 69 Win 20-5
1/21/2017 3:00:00 PM Huntington (Ind.) Away 85 - 95 Loss 20-6
1/25/2017 8:00:00 PM Grace (Ind.) Home 83 - 89 Loss 20-7
1/28/2017 3:11:00 PM Saint Francis (Ind.) Home 70 - 54 Win 21-7
1/31/2017 7:00:00 PM Spring Arbor (Mich.) Away 68 - 69 Loss 21-8
2/4/2017 3:00:00 PM Taylor (Ind.) Home 62 - 53 Win 22-8
2/7/2017 7:00:00 PM Goshen (Ind.) Home 75 - 70 Win 23-8
2/11/2017 3:00:00 PM Bethel (Ind.) Away 84 - 95 Loss 23-9
2/14/2017 7:00:00 PM Indiana Wesleyan Away 80 - 84 Loss 23-10
2/18/2017 3:00:00 PM Huntington (Ind.) Home 78 - 88 Loss 23-11
2/22/2017 7:00:00 PM Saint Francis (Ind.) Away 56 - 68 Loss 23-12