Picture Perfect: Battle of Eagles goes to NU 2-1 in overtime

Picture Perfect: Battle of Eagles goes to NU 2-1 in overtime

Northwest celebrates their overtime winner. (Dale Garvey)

KIRKLAND, WA – (school release) Northwest University’s Kortney Hudak (University Place, Wash.) scored the golden goal in overtime to give the Northwest Eagles a 2-1 win over Trinity Lutheran’s Eagles Sunday afternoon.

Match Gallery: Dale Garvey at Facebook.com/goalWA

Hudak’s goal came just 1:48 into the overtime period as her shot from the left side, 9 yards out was mishandled by the TLC goalkeeper and the ball rolled into the goal. Tiffany Hudak right footed Tiffany Taylor’s pass for the score.

Taylor Cannal puts Trinity up 1-0. (Dale Garvey)
Gabriela De Andrade ties the match for Northwest. (Dale Garvey)
Kortney Hudak wins the match for Northwest in overtime. (Dale Garvey)

After a scoreless first half Trinity Lutheran took the 1-0 lead in the 68th minute when Taylor Cannal scored after Jalisa Santiago’s shot came off the right post and Cannal one touched the ball in from 8 yards out.

Gabriela De Andrade (Sao Paulo, Brazil) tied the game up at 75:16 finishing off Jessie Nicholl’s (Lakeview, Ore.) cross from the left side. De Andrade’s blast sailed in from 10 yards out.

Northwest U (1-5-1) dominated the shots with a 27-13 margin and held TLC without a shot in the first half. NU goalkeeper Lauren Patefield (Puyallup, Wash.) earns her first win of the season making 6 saves for the Eagles. Colby Smits saved 9 for Trinity Lutheran (2-5). Samantha Porter led NU with 6 shots, 4 on goal while teammate Tiffany Taylor had 5 attempts with one shot on goal. Jalisa Santiago led TLC with 6 shots, 4 on goal.

Northwest U now prepares for their conference opener against Warner Pacific on September 18 in Portland, Ore.

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