KIRKLAND, WA– (NUEagles.com) Northwest University scored two second half goals to defeat the Evergreen State College, 2-0, in a CCC semifinal match-up and advance to the Cascade Conference Championships final.
Dale Garvey shot the match and shares a gallery at Facebook.com/goalWA.
Neither team could manage a score in the first half as the defenses held along with the goalkeepers with each grabbing three saves to prevent a score.
Northwest U’s sophomore Jacob Weaver (Spokane, Wash.) finally put the Eagles on the scoreboard when he dribbled up the left side, shot and then left footed the rebound off the Evergreen goalkeeper into the right corner of the net from 18 yards out on the left side.
#16 Jacob Weaver
The Eagles then scored the game clincher at the 78:18 mark when Weaver centered the ball to Kyle Zimmerman (Bothell, Wash.) 20 yards out in the middle and Zimmerman finished with a blast into the upper center of the goal.
Daniel Christenson (Bothell, Wash.) earns the shutout for Northwest U and finished with 5 saves. Angel Guerra (Wenatchee, Wash.) took the loss in goal for the Geoducks as he also stopped 5 Northwest U shots on goal. NU had a 16-9 advantage in shots and corner kicks were even at 5 per team. Josimar Evangelista (Luanda, Angola) had 5 shots for NU while Tanner Williams (Sandpoint, Idaho) tallied 5 shots for Evergreen.
Northwest University to Host Two Title Soccer Games
KIRKLAND, WA – The Northwest University men and women’s soccer teams find themselves in the Cascade Collegiate Conference Championships final this Saturday, Nov. 15 and will host the title games on the NU Athletic Field.
The women, No. 1 seed in the CCC Championships and regular season champion, will play No. 2 seed Concordia (Ore.) in the battle between two NAIA Top 25 teams at 10 a.m. Concordia, the defending NAIA national champion, is ranked No. 3 in this week’s NAIA Top 25 poll while the Eagles are No. 23 in the coaches poll.
The Northwest men, who finished second in the regular season, are the No. 2 seed in the CCC Championships and take on Corban of Salem, Oregon, the No. 4 seed which upset No. 1 seeded Concordia in Portland today, 2-0. Game time Saturday is a 1 p.m. start.
The winner of the championship games will advance to the NAIA national tournament which begins November 22.
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