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Women's Soccer Shuts Out Northern Michigan 2-0

NU 2, NMU 0
NU 2, NMU 0

OVERVIEW – NORTHERN MICHIGAN

SCORE:  Northwood Timberwolves 2, Northern Michigan Wildcats 0

RECORDS: Northwood (6-3, 2-0 GLIAC), Northern Michigan (2-7, 0-2 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Dean Field – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood women's soccer's turnaround season continues as they defeat Northern Michigan 2-0 at home Sunday afternoon (October 6).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • After scoring the game winner against Michigan Tech, Jessica Piper picked up where she left off on Friday afternoon, getting the Timberwolves on the board.. At 17:53 she got on the end of Jillian Hon's cross, heading it into the goal to give Northwood a 1-0 lead.
  • At 60:44, Riley Rajewski extended the Timberwolf lead to 2-0, chipping past the goalkeeper and into the open net to finish the Northwood breakaway counterattack. Juliana Paoletti picked up the assist on Rajewski's first goal of the season.
  • Both teams had chances to score down the stretch, but neither team was able to find the back of the net, giving Northwood the win.

GAME STATS

  • Shots: Northwood 10, Northern Michigan 13
  • Saves: Northwood 5 (Andrea Everett), Northern Michigan 6 (Brianna Frontuto)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 4, Northern Michigan 2
  • Fouls: Northwood 7, Northern Michigan 16

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Piper: Goal (2)
  • Rajewski: Goal (1)
  • Hon/Paoletti: Assist

NORTHWOOD NOTES

  • A year after going 2-13-1 overall, 1-7-1 in the GLIAC, Northwood currently stands at 6-3 overall, 2-0 in the GLIAC
  • Northwood had no shutouts in 2018 – they have four in nine games this season.
  • Northwood also had a shutout on Friday against Michigan Tech – the last time NU had two conference shutouts in one weekend was October 16/18, 2015. NU won a pair of 1-0 games against Findlay and Tiffin that weekend.

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will travel to Ashland Friday night (October 11). Match time is set for 7 p.m.