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Women's Soccer Defeats Davenport 2-1

Women's Soccer Defeats Davenport 2-1

OVERVIEW – DAVENPORT

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 2, Davenport Panthers 1

RECORDS: Davenport 1-5, 1-5 GLIAC , Northwood 2-1-1, 2-1-1 GLIAC

LOCATION: Midland, Mich. – Hantz Stadium

RECAP: Northwood women's soccer picks up a 2-1 win in their home opener Saturday afternoon (April 3).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood got on the board first in the ninth minute after Jessica Piper was fouled in the area, drawing a penalty. Savannah Wallace calmly buried the PK for her first career goal to give the Timberwolves a 1-0 lead.
  • Davenport drew level in the 20 minute with a goal to make the score 1-1.
  • The score remained that way through the end of the first half. Northwood held a 7-5 edge in shots and a had the only corner kick of the half.
  • The Timberwolves netted the game-winner at the 63:27 mark. Juliana Paoletti took a long feed from Emilie Pechette and beat the keeper in the area. It was Paoletti's third goal in three games for Northwood this season

GAME STATS

  • Shots: Northwood 13, Davenport 6
  • Saves: Northwood 1 (Andrea Everett), Davenport 7 (Samantha Beckles)
  • Corner Kicks: Northwood 2, Davenport 0

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Wallace: Goal (1)
  • Paoletti: Goal (3)
  • Pechette: Assist

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will travel to Michigan Tech Friday (April 9). Game time is set for 7 p.m.