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Women's Soccer Downs Michigan Tech 1-0

NU 1, MTU 0
NU 1, MTU 0

OVERVIEW – MICHIGAN TECH

SCORE:  Northwood Timberwolves 1, Michigan Tech Huskies 0

RECORDS: Northwood Timberwolves (5-3-0, 1-0 GLIAC), Michigan Tech Huskies (3-3-1, 0-1 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Dean Field – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Jessica Piper's late game-winning goal lifts Northwood over Michigan Tech 1-0 Friday afternoon (October 4).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • The score remained even going into halftime after a fairly uneventful forty-five minutes. Northwood had a slight advantage in shots, taking four to Michigan Tech's two, but neither team was able to convert.
  • With 18:07 remaining a Huskie handball in the box gave the Timberwolves a penalty kick and hopes of taking the lead. However, Gracie Vanlangevelde made the save to keep the score at 0-0.
  • With just 1:35 remaining in the game, Jessica Piper found the upper left corner of the net from outside the area for the thrilling game-winning goal. Juliana Paoletti as Northwood earned the 1-0 win over Michigan Tech.

GAME STATS

  • Shots: Northwood 10, Michigan Tech Huskies 8
  • Saves: Northwood 2 (Andrea Everett), Michigan Tech 3 (Gracie Vanlangevelde)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 3, Northwood 2
  • Fouls: Northwood 4, Michigan Tech 16

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Piper: Game-winning goal (1)
  • Paoletti: Assist
  • Everett: Shutout (First of career)

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will host Northern Michigan on Sunday afternoon (October 6). Match time is set for Noon.