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Men's Soccer Opens 2019 Season With 3-2 Win Over Truman

Northwood 3, Truman 2
Northwood 3, Truman 2

OVERVIEW – TRUMAN

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 3, Truman Bulldogs 2

RECORDS: Northwood 1-0, Truman 0-1

LOCATION: Dean Field – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood earns 3-2 win in season opener over Truman Thursday afternoon (September 5).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Northwood struck quickly, with Jack Doyle scoring in the seventh minute to get the Timberwolves on the board at 6:41 for a 1-0 lead.
  • Truman responded at 15:36 with a made penalty kick to even the score at 1-1.
  • With only four seconds left in the first half, the Timberwolves were awarded a penalty kick. Luke Neves found the back of the net at 44:56 to give Northwood a 2-1 advantage going into the break.
  • Thirteen minutes into the second half, Jared Suddon netted a goal at 57:10 to stretch the Timberwolf lead to 3-1.
  • A Northwood defensive give-away proved costly as Truman capitalized at 63:35 to cut the Northwood lead to 3-2.
  • The Timberwolf defense held strong to keep the Bulldogs scoreless for the rest of the match, earning the 3-2 win.

GAME STATS:

  • Shots: Northwood 6, Truman 6
  • Saves: Northwood 2 (Corbin Cecchini), Truman 1 (Roy Hart)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 3, Truman 3

TOP PERFORMERS:

  • Neves: Goal, Assist
  • Doyle, Suddon: Goal

UP NEXT:

  • The Timberwolves will host Southern Indiana on Sunday (September 8). Match time is set for noon.