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Men's Soccer Opens GLIAC Play With 3-0 Win Over Ashland

Kie Dyer
Kie Dyer

OVERVIEW – ASHLAND

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 3, Ashland Eagles 0

RECORDS: Northwood (3-1-1, 1-0-0 GLIAC), Ashland (0-4, 0-1 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Dean Field – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood takes down Ashland 3-0 to open confernence play Friday afternoon. (September 20).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood wasted no time getting on the board after a cross from August Hunter ricocheted off of an Ashland defender and into the goal. The Ashland own goal gave Northwood a 1-0 lead 5:37 into the match.
  • The Timberwolves struck again soon after. Jack Doyle netted his third of the season, with assists by Nino Evola and August Hunter at 15:29 to double the Northwood lead. The Northwood defense held strong as the Timberwolves carried their 2-0 lead into the break.
  • With 7:28 remaining in the match, Kie Dyer buried a shot in the upper left corner to take a 3-0 lead. The goal was the first of Dyer's career.

GAME STATS

  • Shots: Northwood 12, Ashland 9
  • Saves: Northwood 4 (Corbin Cechinni), Ashland 3 (Hakeem Metzger)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 8, Ashland 4
  • Fouls: Northwood 12, Ashland 13

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Doyle, Dyer: Goal
  • Evola, Hunter: Assist
  • Cechinni: 4 Saves

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will host Davenport Sunday (September 20). Match time is set for 3 p.m.