The Red Raiders will take on Mt. Mercy in Cedar Rapids this afternoon at lower Kingston field. NWC enters with a 2-2-1 record while the Mustangs enter with a 1-4 record.
Northwestern picked up a big 4-0 win on Saturday versus Jamestown. Jahdai Dunk exploded for three goals in the second half and the Red Raider defense held the Jimmies scoreless, earning their second shutout of the season. Tyler Farr leads NWC with 13 shots and two assists while Dunk has a team high three scores on the year. Alyssa Duren has scored two goals on ten shots. Goalkeeper Ariel Watts has made 51 saves and has allowed six goals in five games. She has recorded two shutouts and has a 1.15 goals against average.
For the Mustangs, Danielle Herdliska has two of the five goals they have scored this season and Ashli O'Shea has picked up two assists. Kristin Thom leads the team with 11 shots with Herdliska second with ten. Mt. Mercy has played two goalkeepers this season; Elizabeth Steffe has made 16 saves and has allowed five goals in 214 minutes while Jerica Christensen has made 20 saves and allowed 12 goals in 236 minutes.
Northwestern travels to Wisconsin this weekend for the Viterbo Classic where they will take on Viterbo and Cardinal Stritch.
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