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Northwestern Ohio Advances to the National Championship with win over Northwest (Wash.)

December 02, 2016
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Story by Matt Hicks, NAIA Media Coordinator

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Northwestern Ohio scored three goals in each half to take down Northwest (Wash.) 6-0 and advance to the 2016 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship game.

The Racers put eight of 13 shots on frame and got two goals from Evdokia Popadinova.

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Scoring Summary

08:45 – UNWO – Camilla Andersen (assist by Kristin Tveit)
25:01 – UNWO – Klara Cahynova
33:39 – UNWO – Evdokia Popadinova (assist by Julie Cazanave)
49:13 – UNWO – Evdokia Popadinova
65:06 – UNWO – Carla Garcia (assist by Marie Adram)
75:52 – UNWO – Kristin Tveit

Inside The Box Score

·         The Racers held the Eagles to four shots in the game, with all of them coming in the second half after the score was 3-0
·         Seven different Racer players got shots off, with Andersen and Popadinova combining to put 5-of-5 on frame
·         Nadine Stonjek and Tayla Gould both saw action in goal for Northwestern Ohio, with Stonjek making a pair of stops
·         The Racers have scored multiple goals in all but two games this season and allowed only one goal over the last 13 contests
·         Andersen increased her NAIA-leading goal total to 36

Up Next

Northwestern Ohio will try to unseat defending champion Spring Arbor (Mich.) in the 2016 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship game Saturday at 5 p.m.