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Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Contest At Lake Erie

Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Contest At Lake Erie

PAINESVILLE, OHIO – The Northwood University men's soccer team drops just a 1-0 contest at Lake Erie on Sunday afternoon (October 19).

The Timberwolves fall to 9-3-1 on the year, 7-3-1 in the GLIAC. The Strom improves to 7-4-2 overall and 6-3-2 in the GLIAC.

Northwood started a five-game winning streak against Lake Erie back on October 3 with a 1-0 win. Since then, NU has scored 15 goals while allowing just four. Offense was hard to come by in the opening period, as the Storm outshot the Timberwolves 5-4 with the only shot on goal being in the 40th minute for Lake Erie.

As the match remained scoreless entering the second half, Adam Thomas (High Wycombe, England / John Hampden) put a shot on goal at 50:06. Trailing 1-0 off a connected corner kick in the 72nd minute, Northwood's only legitimate chance to tie the match came in the 80th minute when Keaton Levock (Clinton Twp., Mich. / Chippewa Valley) made the keeper work for another save.

For the match, Lake Erie held the advantage in shots (9-7) and corner kicks (5-2). The Storm was the more aggressive team with a total of 16 team fouls, to just six for Northwood.

The Timberwolves host the final three matches of the season, starting with Tiffin on Friday (October 24) during Alcohol Awareness Week. Match is set to start at 4 p.m. CLICK HERE for the complete 2014 men's Soccer promotional calendar.