BROOKLINE, Massachusetts – Northeastern used an eighth-minute goal from junior midfielder Gaku Lange to claim a 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association victory over UNCW at Parsons Field on Saturday evening.
The Huskies, who improved to 6-9-0 overall and 3-4-0 in the CAA, earned their fourth win in the last five games. UNCW dropped to 7-4-2 overall and 2-1-2 in the CAA after losing its second straight game.
Lange gave the Huskies a 1-0 lead with his first goal of the season after he put in a rebound of a shot from junior midfielder Daniel Arvidsson.
Redshirt sophomore goalkeeper Ryan Cretens made four saves for the Seahawks, who outshot Northeastern by a 16-13 margin.
Junior goalkeeper Jonathan Thuresson tallied three saves to earn his fifth shutout of the season for Northeastern.
#SeahawkStats: Northeastern ended a three-game losing streak in the series against UNCW … The Seahawks still hold a 6-5-3 edge in the all-time series … The Seahawks outshot their opponent for the 10th time in 13 games this season ... Sophomore David Lozano and freshman Phillip Goodrum each attempted four shots to lead the Seahawks.
Up Next for UNCW: The Seahawks return home on Wednesday, Oct. 26, to open a two-game homestand by welcoming James Madison for a 7 p.m. CAA contest.
College Men's Soccer: Northeastern 1, UNCW 0
UNCW 0 0 - 0
Northeastern 1 0 - 1
Goals: UNCW – n/a; NU – Gaku Lange (7:52). Assists: UNCW – n/a; NU – Daniel Arvidsson. Saves: UNCW – Ryan Cretens 4 (90:00, 1 goals allowed), TEAM 1; NU – Jonathan Thuresson 3 (90:00, 0 goals allowed). Shots: UNCW – 16; NU – 13. Corner Kicks: UNCW – 3; NU – 5. Attendance: 167.