No. 8 Walsh Ready For Rematch With No. 1 OVU

No. 8 Walsh Ready For Rematch With No. 1 OVU

(VIENNA, W.Va.) - Walsh is prepped and ready for its first G-MAC Tournament game scheduled for 2:30 p.m. against conference champion Ohio Valley. The Cavaliers (7-9-1) hosted the Fighting Scots (14-1-3) back on October 12 with OVU taking home a 3-1 victory, but the Maroon and Gold showed they could play with anyone in the conference.

John Nestenborg provided the only goal for Walsh in that game on a penalty kick, but the Cavs came close other times with shots off the cross bar and posts.

The game will feature two of the top offenses in the conference. Walsh has averaged 2.24 goals per game, the fourth-best mark in the G-MAC. Ohio Valley has the second-best average with 2.61 goals per game.

Walsh's attack is led by Jean Paul Ajala-Alexis who has scored 10 goals on the year, tied for fifth-most in the conference. He's also fifth in the G-MAC with 1.5 points per game. Ohio Valley counters with Celso Riveros who has 11 goals on the season. Three Fighting Scots also rank in the top seven in the G-MAC for most assists.