OVERVIEW – PURDUE NORTHWEST
SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 2, Purdue Northwest Pride 0
RECORDS: Purdue Northwest 0-1, 0-1 GLIAC , Northwood 1-0, 1-0 GLIAC
LOCATION: Dowling Park – Hammond, Ind.
RECAP: Thanks to a strong second half, Northwood opened the 2019 season with a 2-0 road win over Purdue Northwest Friday afternoon (March 19).
- The start of the game was uneventful – the first shot of the contest did not occur until nearly 16 minutes in.
- Northwood grew into the game – after not having a shot for the opening 19 minutes, the Timberwolves had six the remainder of the opening 45 minutes.
- Neither team was able to find the back of the net in the first half. Northwood held a 6-2 edge in shots and a 2-0 advantage in corner kicks in the half.
- Northwood got on the board at the 54:19 mark thanks to sophomore Juliana Paoletti. She found the back of the net from inside the area off a feed from Jessica Piper to give the Timberwolves a 1-0 lead.
- The score remained that way until the 77:28 mark when Piper doubled the Northwood lead. She took a feed from Emilie Pechette and finished from close range, making the score 2-0.
- Shots: Northwood 9, Purdue Northwest 5
- Saves: Northwood 3 (Bridget Adams), Purdue Northwest 3 (Bridget Grady)
- Corner Kicks: Northwood 5, Purdue Northwest 0
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Piper: Goal, assist
- Paoletti: Goal
- Pechette: Assist
- The Timberwolves will travel to Parkside Sunday (March 21). Match time is set for 3:30 p.m.