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Women's Soccer Defeats Concordia 5-1

Kassidy Embrey
Kassidy Embrey

OVERVIEW – CONCORDIA

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 2, Concordia Cardinals 1

RECORDS: Concordia 3-3, Northwood 4-1

LOCATION: Cardinal Stadium – Ann Arbor, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood defeats Concordia 5-1 Sunday afternoon (September 22), moving the Timberwolves to 4-1 on the season.

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • After both teams had chances early on, Northwood took the lead at the 19:00 mark. Karina Parker netted her third goal of the season off a feed from Kassidy Embrey.
  • The Timberwolves made it 2-0 four minutes later, as Embrey doubled the NU lead to 2-0 off a rebound.
  • The score remained 2-0 at the break. Northwood held a 17-10 edge in shots in the opening 45 minutes.
  • NU kept the offense going in the second half, as freshman Juliana Paoletti netted her team-leading fourth goal of the season at 68:23 to make the score 3-0.
  • Talene Nercesian followed at 70:21 with a goal on the right side. Riley Rajewski had the assist to push the edge to 4-0.
  • Thirty eight seconds later, the Timberwolves made it 5-0, as Jillian Hon scored to finish the scoring for NU on the day.
  • Concordia scored their lone goal in the 80th minute to make the final 5-1.

GAME STATS

  • Shots: Northwood 33, Concordia 19
  • Shots on Goal: Northwood 22, Concordia 13
  • Saves: Northwood 12 (Andrea Everett), Concordia 16 (Anna Roman)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 9, Concordia 5

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Enbrey: Goal, Assist
  • Hon/Nercesian/Paoletti/Parker: Goal
  • Rajewski: Assist

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will host Ashland in their home opener Friday afternoon (September 24). Match time is set for 1 p.m.