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Women's Soccer Opens Season With 3-1 Win At Walsh

Women's Soccer Opens Season With 3-1 Win At Walsh

OVERVIEW – WALSH

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 3, Walsh Cavaliers 1

RECORDS: Northwood 1-0, Walsh 0-1

LOCATION: Larry Staudt Field – North Canton, Ohio

RECAP: Northwood defeats Walsh 3-1 in their season opener Thursday Afternoon (September 2).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Julianna Paoletti got the Timberwolves off to a strong start, netting a goal in the seventh minute of the contest to give Northwood a 1-0 lead.
  • Walsh responded in quick fashion, finding the back of the net on a penalty at 10:07 to even the score.
  • The score remained tied going into the break, with each team taking seven shots in the half.
  • NU took back the lead at 52:35 with a goal from Abigail Fowler, putting the score at 2-1.
  • A Rilyn Ross goal extended the lead for the Timberwolves in the seventy-seventh minute of the game.
  • The Cavaliers were unable to find the back of the net in the second half as the Timberwolves earned the 3-1 victory.

GAME STATS

  • Shots: Northwood 14, Walsh 16
  • Saves: Northwood 8 (Jane Stinson), Walsh 4 (Romina Parraguez)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 8, Walsh 7

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Paoletti: Goal
  • Fowler: Goal
  • Ross: Goal
  • Stinson: 8 Saves

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will travel to Malone Saturday (September 4). Game time is set for 1 p.m.