UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. – The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team hosted rival Northwood University in the 2021 regular-season finale on Senior Day Thursday at the SVSU Soccer Practice Fields.
The Cardinals took an early lead and added a second goal in the first half to build a 2-0 advantage heading into the break. Northwood got on the board late, but SVSU held on for the win, snapping a streak of three-straight draws.
The Cardinals took the early lead over the Timberwolves, as Bruce buried a free kick in the fourth minute for his third of the season. The Cardinals doubled their lead in the 41st after a cross from Gloshen found Robbie Baker at the far post for a goal.
SVSU held a 2-0 advantage to the 74th minute when a defensive breakdown allowed Northwood a goal. The Cardinals kept the score 2-1 the rest of the way to secure the win.
SVSU outshot Northwood 20-12. Callum Harley made four saves in net for the Cardinals.
The GLIAC Tournament starts with SVSU as the No. 3 seed hosting No. 6 seed Northern Michigan University on Monday. The time and location of the game is to be determined.