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Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Contest at Saginaw Valley State

Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Contest at Saginaw Valley State

OVERVIEW

SCORE: Northwood 0, Saginaw Valley State 1
RECORDS: Northwood 6-2-2, 5-2-2 GLIAC, Saginaw Valley 9-2-0, 7-2 GLIAC
LOCATION: Braddock Field, Saginaw, Mich. 
RECAP: Northwood falls 1-0 in hard fought battle on the road vs. Saginaw Valley.

 

INSIDE THE GAME

  • The opening half of the match saw an even battle on both sides, resulting in a 0-0 tie at the break with both teams totaling 8 shots.  
  • The second half began with a bang as SVSU broke the tie with a goal just 15 seconds in.
  • Throughout the remainder of the game, Northwood was unable to muster up enough offense to generate the equalizer, and Saginaw Valley hung on to preserve the 1-0 victory.  
  • In a physical, chippy match, Northwood was hit with 11 total fouls and 3 Yellow Cards while SVSU was called for 15 total fouls and 2 Yellow Cards.
 

GAME STATS

  • SHOTS: Northwood 9, Saginaw Valley 20
  • SAVES: Northwood 8 (Brendan Brown) , Saginaw Valley 3
  • CORNER KICKS: Northwood 7, Saginaw Valley 10
 

GAME NOTES

  • Today's loss marks the first defeat in six games for the Timberwolves. Northwood's last loss was on September 14 to Tiffin.
  • Northwood had a chance to tie the match in the 76th minute when Jerrod Suddon put a header on net, but it was saved by the Saginaw Valley keeper.
  • Northwood and SVSU battled to an overtime match earlier this season with Northwood coming out on top 3-2 back on September 11.
 
 

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will host the Tiffin Dragons at home on Wednesday October 12. Game time is set for 4pm.