Northwestern is coming off of a great weekend at the Viterbo Classic and currently is on a three game winning streak. The Raiders hope to continue their streak today as they start GPAC play against Midland Univ. in Fremont, Nebr. NWC is 4-4 overall.
Gabriel Goncalves leads NWC with eight points on three goals and two assists. Ryan Johnson and Goncalves are tied for the team lead with three goals a piece while Harri Edwards has a Raider best four assists. Northwestern has been strong offensively this year out-shooting their opponents 126-94 on the season, Northwestern has also forced 36 corner kicks and allowed 22.
Aaron Bosch has made every start in goal and has picked up 31 saves while allowing 13 goals. His goals against average is 1.59 and he currently has two shut-outs on the season, which both game in the Raiders' last two matches.
Midland comes in with a stellar 7-1 record so far this season. They have scored 20 goals in eight matches and have out-shot their opponents 119-110. Adam Wood has scored seven times this season to lead the Warrios while Cameron St. Prix Mitchell has picked up three goals and three assists. Wood and St. Prix Mitchell lead the team with 20 and 19 shots.
Lewis Wilcox has made 35 saves this year and has only allowed three goals in eight matches. His goals against average is currently 0.38. The Warrior defense and Wilcox have not allowed a goal in their last seven matches.