Wildcat Men's Soccer Ties Lake Erie, 1-1

Wildcat Men's Soccer Ties Lake Erie, 1-1

PAINESVILLE, Ohio — The Northern Michigan men's soccer team battled Lake Erie to a 1-1 draw Friday night at Jack Britt Memorial Stadium.

Nick Metcalfe found the back of the net in the 67th minute of the match to even the score.

Edgar Astorga almost broke the tie in the first overtime period, but his shot sailed high. The Wildcats had two chances less than two minutes apart in the second overtime period, with their final shot hitting the post.

The Storm opened the scoring in the 11th minute of the match. The teams combined to take only six shots on net in the game, with Northern Michigan holding a 4-2 lead.

The Wildcats return to the pitch Sunday, facing Walsh on the road at 3:30 p.m.