Northwestern (8-7-2, 5-3-1) hosts Morningside (11-2-3, 7-0-1) in the final regular season match for the Red Raiders. The Red Raiders have only one loss in their last seven matches while Morningside hasn't lost in eight matches. NWC is currently third in the GPAC, trailing only Morningside (1st) and Hastings (2nd).
The Red Raiders have out-scored their opponents 21-19 this season and 11-6 in GPAC games. Northwestern has out-shot conference opponents 140-116. Individually, Alissa Christoffer leads the attack with nine points on four goals and one assist. Tyler Farr (two goals, three assists), Jo Jensen (two goals, three assists), and Alyssa Duren (three goals, one assist) each have seven points. Jahdai Dunk has scored three goals and has six points. Farr leads the team with 19 shots on goal and Christoffer and Dunk each have 16. Goalkeeper Ariel Watts has made 113 saves and is fifth in the GPAC in saves. She has a goals against average of 1.09, good for third best in the conference.
Morningside currently leads the GPAC, with two games remaining for the Mustangs, and has only allowed two goals to GPAC opponents. Morningside has out-shot GPAC teams 147-90 this season and has out-scored opponents 22-2. Kelsey Niles is second in the league with 14 goals and second in points with 32 points. Amy Samuelson has scored six goals and has a team high five assists. Brenna Turner (four goals, three assists) and Amy Grause (four goals, two assists) both have double digit points along with Niles and Samuelson. Goalkeeper Felicia Reimann has made 71 saves and leads the GPAC with a 0.72 goals against average.
Northwestern has a bye on Saturday and will wait to know their GPAC tournament opponent until the completion of Saturday's action. The opening round of the GPAC tournament will be Nov. 7 and will be hosted by the top four seeds.
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