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Men's Soccer Defeats Upper Iowa 2-1

NU 2, UI 1
NU 2, UI 1

OVERVIEW – UPPER IOWA

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 2, Upper Iowa Peacocks 1

RECORDS: Northwood (9-6-1, 7-5-0 GLIAC), Upper Iowa (0-14-1, 0-11-1 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Pattison Field – Fayette, Iowa

RECAP: Men's soccer earns comeback 2-1 road win over Upper Iowa Friday afternoon (November 1).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Upper Iowa took the early lead in the game, finding the back of the net in the 11th minute.
  • The Timberwolves held a big edge in shots in the opening half and finally leveled the score in the 34th minute. Charlie Evans netted the first goal of his career off a pass from Jack Doyle. That goal sent the game to the break tied 1-1. The Timberwolves ended opening 45 minutes with a 14-4 edge in shots.
  • Doyle then gave the Timberwolves the win in the 68th minute. His goal at 67:45 came off a pass from Ben Campbell and gave Northwood the lead.
  • Northwood maintained their advantage the final 23 minutes of the game to earn the win.

GAME STATS

  • Shots: Northwood 26, Upper Iowa 11
  • Saves: Northwood 3 (Corbin Cechinni), Upper Iowa 8 (Reighly Schultz)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 9, Upper Iowa 4
  • Fouls: Northwood 6, Upper Iowa 2

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Doyle: Goal (6), assist (5) – team leader in both categories
  • Evans: Goal (1)
  • Campbell: Assist (1)

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves travel to Purdue Northwest Sunday (November 3). Match time is set for 1:30 p.m.