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.
- 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.
- Shots: Northwood 6, Lake Erie 5
- Saves: Northwood 3 (Robert Gjelaj), Lake Erie 2 (Tom John)
- Corner Kicks: Northwood 4, Lake Erie 5
- Simon: Goal (2)
- Quinn: Goal (2)
- Hunter/Escalante: Assist
- Gjelaj: First career shutout
- The Timberwolves will take on Tiffin Sunday (September 12). Game time is set for 2:30 p.m.