OVERVIEW – ALDERSON BROADDUS
SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 3, Alderson Broaddus Battlers 0
RECORDS: Northwood 1-0, Alderson Broaddus 0-1
LOCATION: Phillipi, W.V. – Multi-Sport Performance Stadium
RECAP: Northwood opened the 2018 season with a 3-0 win at Alderson Broaddus Thursday afternoon (August 30).
- Northwood broke open a scoreless game in the 25th minute. Josh Wates netted the Timberwolves' first goal of the season off an assist from Lucas Neves to give NU a 1-0 lead.
- That remained the score the remainder of the opening half. Northwood finished the first half with a 5-3 edge in shots and a 2-1 edge in corner kicks.
- The Timberwolves extended the lead at the 55:48 mark on a goal by Lirim Shefkiu to put Northwood on top 2-0.
- Nino Evola then put the game away in the 69th minute. His goal on a pass from Austin Hobbs at 68:24 made the score 3-0.
- Shots: Northwood 14, Alderson Broaddus 5
- Saves: Northwood 2 (Corbin Cecchini), Alderson Broaddus 6 (Rafael Martins)
- Corner Kicks: Northwood 3, Alderson Broaddus 4
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Wates/Shefkiu/Evola: Goal
- Neves/Hobbs: Assist
- The win comes in the coaching debut for Stevie Shard – he took over the program earlier this year.
- The Timberwolves will host Missouri S&T Sunday afternoon (September 2). Game time is set for 2 p.m.