Northwestern (10-6-1, 4-5) will face the Morningside Mustangs (3-13, 0-8) today in the final regular season GPAC match for the Red Raiders. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:00 pm in Sioux City. Northwestern is currently on a three game skid and Morningside has lost ten straight matches.
The Mustangs have been out-scored 39-14 this season and have been out-shot 276-154 and 132-70 in shots on goal. 12 of Morningside's 14 goals have come from Joao De Camargo Soares (five goals), Forrest Maxon (four goals), and Reece Maxon (three goals). Forrest Maxon leads the team with three assists this season.
Goalkeeper Eduardo Pinheiro has made 76 saves and allowed 25 goals in 14 games played. He currently has a goals against average of 2.170.
The Red Raiders have out-shot their opponents 43-27 in 2014 and have out-shot opponents 290-182 and 143-81 in shots on goal. Ryan Johnson is tied for the GPAC lead with 11 goals scored and is third in the conference with 22 points. Kade Heikens is currently in a tie for third in the GPAC with six assists. Koray Karakas is second on the Raider attack with 16 points (six goals, four assists). Heikens (three goals, six assists) and Gabriel Goncalves (five goals, two assists) are tied for third on the team with 12 points. Landon Sibole has scored three goals and has three assists this season.
Aaron Bosch has made 54 saves and has allowed 27 goals. He has a goals against average of 1.57 and has collected five shut-outs this season.
Northwestern has a bye on Saturday as the rest of the GPAC finishes the conference schedule. The seeding for the GPAC Tournament will be released following completion of the conference schedule.