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Men's Soccer Falls At Findlay 7-3 To Open Season

Men's Soccer Falls At Findlay 7-3 To Open Season

OVERVIEW – FINDLAY

SCORE: Findlay Oilers 7, Northwood Timberwolves 3

RECORDS: Northwood 0-1, Findlay 1-0

LOCATION: Dehaven Field – Findlay, Ohio

RECAP: Northwood men's soccer opened their season with a 7-3 loss at Findlay Thursday afternoon (September 2).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Findlay got on the board first at the 7:08 mark to lead 1-0
  • Northwood leveled the score less than five minutes later on a goal by Seamus Quinn. His first career goal came at the 12:03 mark to level the score at 1-1.
  • The Oilers got rolling at that point, as Findlay scored at 18:59, 32:39 and 34:50 to take a 4-1 lead.
  • The Timberwolves got one back late in the half. August Hunter found a loose ball in the area and scored. Quinn got the assist to make the score 4-2.
  • That was the score at the break. Both teams finished the first half with seven overall shots and five shots on goal.
  • The Oilers extended their lead at the 55:28 mark to go up 5-2.
  • NU got back within a pair at 72:30 thanks to an unassisted goal by Charlie Evans to make the score 5-3.
  • That was as close as the Timberwolves would get, however, as Findlay added goals at 75:40 and 83:26 to earn the win.

GAME STATS:

  • Shots: Northwood 15, Findlay 15
  • Saves: Northwood 6 (Robert Gjelaj), Findlay 8 (Andrew Boulton 7/Koton Crouch 1)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 4, Findlay 2

TOP PERFORMERS:

  • Quinn: Goal, assist
  • Evans/Hunter: Goal

UP NEXT:

  • The Timberwolves will travel to Cedarville Saturday (September 4). Game time is set for 1 p.m.