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Men's Soccer Falls In Double Overtime 2-1 At No. 22 Cedarville

Men's Soccer Falls In Double Overtime 2-1 At No. 22 Cedarville

OVERVIEW – CEDARVILLE

SCORE: #22 Cedarville Yellow Jackets 2, Northwood Timberwolves 1 (2 OT)

RECORDS: Northwood 0-2, Cedarville 1-0

LOCATION: Yellow Jacket Soccer Complex – Cedarville, Ohio

RECAP: Northwood men's soccer battles but falls at No. 22 Cedarville 2-1 in double overtime Saturday (September 4).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Cedarville opened the scoring at the 7:47 mark to go up 1-0.
  • That was the lone goal of the opening 45 minutes. Neither team put up much of an offensive attack in the half – the Yellow Jackets held a 4-2 edge in shots and a 2-1 advantage in corner kicks.
  • Northwood leveled the score less than three minutes into the second half. Andrew Simon found a loose ball off a corner kick and found the back of the net. It was the first career goal for the junior defender.
  • There were more shots and chances for both teams in the second half, but the score remained 1-1 until the end of regulation. Cedarville out-shot Northwood 10-4 in the second half. Both teams had two corner kicks.
  • The game-winner came with less than four minutes remaining in regulation. After a mad scramble in the area, the Yellow Jackets had a few chances before finding the back of the net to earn the win.

GAME STATS:

  • Shots: Northwood 8, Cedarville 19
  • Saves: Northwood 6 (Robert Gjelaj), Cedarville 2 (Jared Zacharias)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 3, Cedarville 4

TOP PERFORMERS:

  • Simon: Goal (1)

UP NEXT:

  • The Timberwolves will travel to Lake Erie Friday (September 10). Game time is set for Noon.