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Women's Soccer Defeats Saginaw Valley 1-0

Women's Soccer Defeats Saginaw Valley 1-0

OVERVIEW – SAGINAW VALLEY

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 1, Saginaw Valley State Cardinals 0

RECORDS: Saginaw Valley (2-6, 2-6 GLIAC), Northwood (3-4-1, 3-4-1 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Hantz Stadium – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood concludes regular season with 1-0 win over rival Saginaw Valley Saturday afternoon (April 24). 

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • The opening 45 minutes featured limited chances for both teams, as the game went to the break scoreless. SVSU held a 5-4 edge in shots while both teams had two corners in the opening half.
  • It took until the 87th minute until the lone goal of the contest was scored. Riley Rajewski took a ball near midfield and set it downfield. Jessica Piper beat the defender down the left side and beat the keeper for the lone goal of the contest.

GAME STATS

  • Shots: Saginaw Valley 6, Northwood 13
  • Saves: Saginaw Valley 4 (Alyssa Watts), Northwood 2 (Bridget Adams)
  • Corners: Saginaw Valley 5, Northwood 3

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Piper: Goal (2)
  • Rajewski: Assist

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will be the sixth seed in the upcoming GLIAC Tournament. Northwood will travel to No. 3 seed Northern Michigan Tuesday (April 27). Game time is set for Noon.