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Women's Soccer Falls To Ashland 4-1

Women's Soccer Falls To Ashland 4-1

OVERVIEW – ASHLAND

SCORE: Ashland Eagles 4, Northwood Timberwolves 1

RECORDS:  Ashland (1-0-0, 1-0-0 GLIAC), Northwood (1-1-1, 1-1-1 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Hanson Stadium – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood falls to Ashland 4-1 in their home opener Friday afternoon (March 26).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood played well early but were unable to net the opening goal. The Eagles got on the board first in the 23rd minute of the match to take an early 1-0 lead.
  • Ashland's momentum continued throughout the first half, finding the back of the net just five minutes later to extend their lead to 2-0 at 27:47.
  • Neither team scored for the remainder of the first half, with the score at 2-0 going into the break. The Eagles had the advantage in shots, taking eleven to the Timberwolves five.
  • Ashland netted another goal at 55:26, extending the Eagle lead to 3-0 early in the second half.
  • The Eagles struck once again in the 65th minute of the match to further their advantage to 4-0.
  • At 88:31, Adyson Laurin netted Northwood's first and only goal of the game to cut into the Ashland lead. Laurin found a loose ball off a corner kick to net her first career goal.

GAME STATS

  • Shots: Northwood 6, Ashland 16
  • Saves: Northwood 8 (Bridget Adams), Ashland 2 (Hannah Lee)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 2, Ashland 7
  • Fouls: Northwood 6, Ashland 11

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Laurin: Goal
  • Adams: 8 saves

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will host Saginaw Valley on Sunday (March 28). Match time is set for 2:30 p.m.