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Men's Soccer Defeats Upper Iowa 5-0

Josh Wates
Josh Wates

OVERVIEW – UPPER IOWA

SCORE:  Northwood Timberwolves 5, Upper Iowa Peacocks 0

RECORDS: Northwood Timberwolves (4-3-1, 2-2-0 GLIAC), Upper Iowa Peacocks (0-7-0, 0-4-0 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Dean Field – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood defeats Upper Iowa 5-0 at home Sunday afternoon (September 29).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood got on the board in the fifteenth minute of the match. Nino Evola found the back of the net, unassisted, to give the Timberwolves a 1-0 advantage early.
  • With just 1:03 remaining in the first half, Upper Iowa was rewarded a penalty kick in the box. Corbin Cechinni was able to make the save to keep the Peacocks off the board going into the break.
  • The Timberwolves wasted no time in the second half. Two minutes in, Jack Doyle assisted Austin Hobbs to extend the Northwood lead to 2-0.
  • Just three minutes after, Northwood went up Austin Hobbs picked up an assist on Josh Wates' goal in the fiftieth minute.
  • Wates picked up his second goal of the match shortly after. At 53:15, he capitalized off of a loose ball bouncing around the box, firing a shot past the outstretched Upper Iowa goalie to give the Timberwolves a 4-0 advantage.
  • With just under a minute left in the match, Kie Dyer's shot to the lower left corner of the goal snuck past the Upper Iowa goalie to put the Timberwolves up 5-0 over the Peacocks.

GAME STATS

  • Shots: Northwood 24, Upper Iowa 10
  • Saves: Northwood 6 (Corbin Cecchini), Upper Iowa 9 (Anthony Velez)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 10, Upper Iowa 9
  • Fouls: Northwood 3, Upper Iowa 11

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Wates: 2 goals
  • Hobbs: Goal, 2 Assists
  • Evola: Goal
  • Dyer: Goal
  • Cechinni: 6 Saves

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will travel to Northern Michigan on Friday afternoon (October 4). Match time is set for 4 p.m.