OVERVIEW – Ashland University
SCORE: Ashland Eagles 2, Northwood Timberwolves 0
RECORDS: Northwood (4-5, 2-3 GLIAC), Ashland (2-6-1, 1-4 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Ferguson Field – Ashland, Ohio
RECAP: The Timberwolves were unable to come back from a pair of goals down and fell 2-0 to ten-man Ashland University on Sunday.
- Ashland put some early pressure on the Timberwolves as they tallied three shots in the first seven minutes.
- The Timberwolves forced the first save of the game as Andrew Behring forced Ashland goalkeeper Dimitrius Karousos into action in the 12th minute.
- Ashland regained momentum over the next few minutes before finally opening up scoring in the 25th minute as a George Brown cross found the head of Kieran Paterson who made the score 1-0 in favor of the hosts.
- The Timberwolves had a couple chances to level before the half with shots by Ben Campbell and Teddy Stacey forcing saves, but the score remained 1-0 at the break.
- 11 minutes into the second half the Eagles were reduced to ten men after a red card was given to Alex Mapp. However, less than a minute later the Eagles were awarded a penalty kick. John Duldner converted from the spot to make the score 2-0.
- Over the ensuing 32 minutes the Timberwolves outshot the Eagles 12-2, forcing five saves and tallying five corner kicks over the span, but were unable to find the back of the net and the match ended 2-0 in favor of the Eagles.
- SHOTS: Northwood 24, Ashland 14
- SAVES: Ashland 9 (Karousos), Northwood 4 (Corbin Cecchini)
- CORNER KICKS: Northwood 7, Ashland 6
- FOULS: Ashland 9, Northwood 4
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Jack Doyle: Four Shots, Two on Goal
- Stacey, Will Alderton: Four Shots, One on Goal
- Behring, Austin Hobbs: Three Shots, Two on Goal
- This was Northwood's first loss to the Eagles since a 2-1 defeat at Ashland in double-overtime on September 21, 2012. The Timberwolves lead the all-time series 13-10-3.
- Northwood will return home on Sunday (September 7th) to face off with current GLIAC leaders UW-Parkside for a 12:00 p.m. kickoff. The Timberwolves fell 2-1 in overtime in the teams' first matchup this season.