After three straight one-goal losses, Northwestern was finally able to find a victory in double overtime over Mount Marty College on Wednesday, Sept. 29.
The Lancers scored the first goal of the game in the 33rd minute and held the lead at halftime. In the 49th minute, freshman Kolby Kyle scored on a rebounded shot to tie the game.
Neither team was able to score in the first overtime. Nine minutes into the second overtime, the Raiders forced a corner kick. Senior Aron Pall got the ball and found the back of the net to win the game.
The stats were clearly in favor of NW, as the Raiders outshot Mt. Marty 18-9. They also had an 11-3 corner kick advantage. Pall, senior Ben Karnish and freshman Jeriah Dunk led the charge with three shots each. Sophomore Jonathan Taves, Karnish and Pall each had two shots on goal.
Senior goalkeeper Jeff Lanser made three saves and allowed one goal.
The Raiders improved to a 3-6-1 overall record, 1-3 in the GPAC. They will host Doane College on Saturday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m.