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Men's Soccer Blanks Northern Michigan, 2-0, in GLIAC Opener

Men's Soccer Blanks Northern Michigan, 2-0, in GLIAC Opener

OVERVIEW – NORTHERN MICHIGAN

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 2, Northern Michigan Wildcats 0

RECORDS: Northwood 3-2-1, Northern Michigan 2-3-1

LOCATION: Marquette, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood blanks Northern Michigan with a pair of goals in the first half Sunday (September 17) to open conference play.

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood was the first to strike with an unassisted goal by Bryan Lawson in the 27th minute of play.
  • Not even a minute later, Austin Hobbs received a ball from James Vaughan and put it past the Wildcats goalkeeper to increase the Timberwolves' lead, 2-0.
  • The Timberwolves controlled the opening half, holding an advantage in shots and corner kicks, 10-5 and 4-1 respectively.
  • The Wildcats were able to get some shots late in the second half, but could not get any to find the back of the net.
  • Both teams were even at 5 shots a piece, but Northwood held the advantage in corner kicks, 5-1. 

GAME STATS

  • Shots: Northwood 15, Northern Michigan 10
  • Saves: Northern Michigan 6 (Filippo Torelli), Northwood 4 (Corbin Cecchini)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 9, Northern Michigan 2

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Hobbs: 3 shots, 1 goal
  • Lawson: 3 shots, 1 goal

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will play Davenport at home Friday (September 22). Game time is set for 3 p.m.