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Women's Soccer Falls At Saginaw Valley 2-0

Emily Pechette
Emily Pechette

OVERVIEW – #13 SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY

SCORE: SVSU Cardinals 2, Northwood Timberwolves 0

RECORDS: Northwood 1-4, Saginaw Valley 4-1-1

LOCATION: Braddock Field – University Center, Mich.

RECAP: A pair of early second half goals proved too much for the Timberwolves as the host Cardinals came away with a 2-0 victory.

GAME HIGHLIGHTS
• Saginaw Valley had a majority of the ball in the first half as the hosts forced Northwood goalkeeper Bridget Adams into five first half saves.
• The Timberwolves had a pair of chances late in the first half on shots by Jessie Piper and Erica Breitling but were unable to find the back of the net.
• SVSU opened the scoring in the second half as a shot from distance by Molly Vanderhoff beat Adams to make the score 1-0 in the 56th minute.
• Three minutes later Vanderhoff from Lindsay Stroebel to make the score 2-0.
• Northwood was unable to find any more offense and the game would end 2-0.

GAME STATS
• Shots: Northwood 2, SVSU 30
• Saves: Northwood 10 (Bridget Adams), SVSU 1 (Alyssa Watts)
• Corner Kicks: Northwood 3, SVSU 6

TOP NU PERFORMERS
• Piper: One shot
• Breitling: One shot

NORTHWOOD NOTES
• Despite both teams competing in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, tonight's match was a non-conference match and will not count towards the GLIAC standings.

UP NEXT
• Northwood will make the short trek to Marquette, Mich. On Friday (September 14th) to face off with Northern Michigan for a 3:30 pm kickoff.