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Women's Soccer Plays Detroit Mercy To 2-2 Draw In Exhibition Contest

Riley Rajewski
Riley Rajewski

OVERVIEW – DETROIT MERCY

SCORE:  Northwood Timberwolves 2, Detroit Mercy Titans 2 (2 OT)

RECORDS: Detroit Mercy 0-0-1, Northwood 0-0

LOCATION: Titan Field – Detroit, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood played Detroit to a 2-2 draw in the exhibition opener for the Timberwolves Thursday afternoon (August 22).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood got on the board first in the 10th minute. Taking a rebound that went off the post, Juliana Paoletti scored to give the Timberwolves a 1-0 lead.
  • The Timberwolves made it 2-0 in the 40th minute. Sophomore Riley Rajewski took a feed from Jillian Hon and scored from just outside the area.
  • Detroit got going in the second half. The Titans scored at 60:23 and 77:44 to tie the game.
  • Neither team put together many chances in the two overtime periods – NU had one shot while UD had three attempts in the 20 extra minutes of play.

GAME STATS

  • Shots: Northwood 7, Detroit Mercy 20
  • Saves: Northwood 11 (Bridget Adams 2/Andrea Everett 9), Detroit Mercy 1 (Joslin Cassidy 2)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 0, Detroit Mercy 12

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Paoletti/Rajewski: Goal Each
  • Hon: Assist

GAME NOTES

  • The game was an exhibition game for Northwood but a regular season game for Detroit.
  • Detroit had already played a pair of exhibition games prior to today's game. Northwood had its first official practice of the year Monday.

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will open their season with a game at Tiffin September 6 at 2 p.m.