KIRKLAND, Wash. – Northwest University scored two second half goals for a come from behind, 2-1, victory over Corban University this afternoon in Cascade Conference play under warm, sunny skies.
Arsinio Walker gave Corban the 1-0 lead as he rebounded his own shot and scored from 3 yards out in the 27th minute. His score would stand the remainder of the half as Corban’s defense would keep Northwest scoreless in their 5 shot attempts.
Northwest scored the equalizer in little over a minute in the second half as Mackenzie Samuelsen headed in his shot from 6 yards out off a corner kick by teammate Carlos Portillo. Do-Hee Kim got the game winner less than 2 minutes later as he knocked in his right footer from 6 yards out as Nickey Rick’s header came off the left post. Corban would not go down easily as they pressed and forced NU goalkeeper Joe Galbraith to make 7 second half saves off 17 Warrior shots. Tyler Hagen’s shot at the 73:25 mark just missed as the ball would go just wide of the goal.
Corban dominated the shot column with 27 to Northwest’s 11. Joe Galbraith had a busy day in goal for NU as he was credited for 10 saves. Corban goalie, Steven Mason had 5 saves in goal for Corban. Derek Chaney had 5 shots, 2 shots on goal for the Warriors and Mackenzie Samuelsen had 4 shots, 3 shots on goal for Northwest U. NU held the edge in corner kicks with 6 to Corban’s 3.
Said Gary McIntosh, NU head coach, after the game, “The guys deserved this win as they had to work extremely hard for it. It was good to see them working for each other and playing quality soccer at the same time. I felt like our defense and keeper did a good job on the back line allowing the offense time to get us the goals needed to win.”
NU’s next game will be on the road in Klamath Falls against Oregon Tech.
Posted on Saturday, October 6, 2012 Share on Facebook