|Pizza Ranch Classic|
Fri, Aug 30 - Sat, Aug 31
|Venue:||NWC Soccer Complex|
|Location:||Orange Ciy, IA|
Northwestern Hosts John Brown and Davenport in Pizza Ranch Classic this weekend in Orange City.
Northwestern enters the weekend with a 1-1 record after defeating Colorado Christian but falling against Metro St. last weekend in Colorado. The Red Raiders got two goals from Koray Karakas in the opener and the defense held Colo. Christian to seven shots and one goal. Aaron Bosch made four saves in goal and the Raider defense only allowed one corner kick.
In game two, Northwestern came up just short against Metro St. dropping a 1-0 contest. Northwestern made 17 shots and allowed 21. The game winning shot was made with ten minutes left in the match and Northwestern couldn't find the equalizer, falling 1-0.
Davenport will be playing in their second match of the year, their first is against Dordt on Friday night in Sioux Center. Last season Davenport was 8-9-1 overall and 4-5-1 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference. Donal Lynch is their top returning player after earning First Team All-WHAC honors last season as a junior defender.