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MIDLAND, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University soccer team fell behind the Northwood Timberwolves Sunday afternoon in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate (GLIAC) game as the home team tallied three first half goals.  In the end the Timberwolves added another goal in the second half to take the game 4-1.

The loss drops the Wildcats to 7-4-5 overall and 7-4-2 GLIAC. Northwood is now 7-9-0 and 5-9-0 GLIAC. 

Chelsea Kasperski scored 1:24 into the game to give the Timberwolves the 1-0 lead.  A little over a minute later (2:33), Amanda Watson scored the first of her two goals in a span of less than three minutes on the afternoon for the 2-0 count.  She then added a second goal for a 3-1 game at 5:08.

Brekelle Sellers put the ‘Cats on the board with her first career goal at 65:38 for a 3-1 game. Assisting on the goal was Caitlin Glendenning.    Toyna Sitney added another goal for the Timberwolves for the final margin.

Jessica Baker and Dana Bush both saw time for the ‘Cats in goal.  Baker started the game and played a little over 16 minutes (16:19) and recorded two saves.  Bush playing almost 74 minutes (73:41) had four saves.  Rebecca Lipinski for the Timberwolves had five saves.  NMU recorded eight shots for the game while the Timberwolves had 17.  Northwood had four corner kicks to one for NMU.

The ‘Cats close out the 2010 regular season next week with a home game against Michigan Tech (Oct. 30 at 12 p.m.).

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Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director