OVERVIEW – Saginaw Valley State University
SCORE: SVSU Cardinals 2, Northwood Timberwolves 0
RECORDS: Northwood (4-4, 2-2 GLIAC), SVSU (5-1-2, 3-1 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Braddock Field – University Center, Mich.
RECAP: SVSU netted an early winner and added an insurance goal late as the Timberwolves fell 2-0 in a tough GLIAC road match.
- Saginaw Valley opened the scoring early as just five minutes in Joe Wright found Azaad Liadi who beat Northwood goalkeeper Bennett Stokes for the opening tally.
- The Cardinals would have the majority of the ball in the first half as they outshot the Timberwolves 7-1 in the opening frame.
- Stokes saved the only other shot on frame, and the score at the half remained 1-0.
- Neither team was able to put another shot on frame until the 75th minute when Saginaw Valley's Pablo Ortiz found the back of the net after a restart to make the score 2-0.
- The Timberwolves would have a chance to get a goal back in the 88th minute, but Ben Campbell's effort missed wide left.
- SHOTS: SVSU 14, Northwood 3
- SAVES: Northwood 2, SVSU 0
- CORNER KICKS: Northwood 4, SVSU 3
- FOULS: Northwood 13, SVSU 9
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Today's match was Bennett Stokes' first career start. Stokes also made his first two saves in a Timberwolves uniform today.
- The Timberwolves will head to Ashland, Ohio on Sunday (Sep. 30th) to take on the Eagles (1-5-1, 0-3 GLIAC) for a 4:00 p.m. kickoff.