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Men's Soccer Defeats Lake Erie 2-0

Men's Soccer Defeats Lake Erie 2-0

OVERVIEW – LAKE ERIE

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 2, Lake Erie Storm 0

RECORDS: Northwood 1-2, Lake Erie 0-1-1

LOCATION: Paradiso Fields – Tiffin, Ohio

RECAP: Northwood men's soccer picks up its first win of the season Friday afternoon (September 10), defeating Lake Erie 2-0.

GAME HIGHLIGHTS:

  • After an uneventful start to the game, Northwood got on the board in the 25th minute. Andrew Simon picked up a loose ball off deflection from August Hunter and found the back of the net to give the Timberwolves a 1-0 lead.
  • The score remained that way through halftime. Neither team was able to put together much of an attack – Lake Erie held a 3-2 edge in shots at the break, while Northwood had two of the three corner kicks in the opening 45 minutes.
  • Northwood doubled their lead in the 72nd minute. On the counter attack, Seamus Quinn took a feed from Chris Escalante and beat the keeper to make the score 2-0.
  • That proved to be the last goal of the contest, giving Northwood the win.

GAME STATS:

  • Shots: Northwood 6, Lake Erie 5
  • Saves: Northwood 3 (Robert Gjelaj), Lake Erie 2 (Tom John)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 4, Lake Erie 5

TOP PERFORMERS:

  • Simon: Goal (2)
  • Quinn: Goal (2)
  • Hunter/Escalante: Assist
  • Gjelaj: First career shutout

UP NEXT:

  • The Timberwolves will take on Tiffin Sunday (September 12). Game time is set for 2:30 p.m.