Archived Gameday Blog: Men's Soccer vs. Northern Illinois

Cristin Fitzpatrick chronicled all the action in Wisconsin's 2-1 overtime loss to Northern Illinois on Oct. 6, 2010 at the McClimon Complex.

 

 Men's Soccer vs. Northern Illinois Gameday Blog(10/06/2010) 
6:56
Cristin Fitzpatrick: 
Welcome to McClimon Memorial Complex for tonight's match on October 6th, featuring the University of Wisconsin Badgers versus the Northern Illinois Huskies.
Wednesday October 6, 2010 6:56 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:02
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UW's starting lineup: 3 Kyle McCrudden, 4 Paul Yonga, 13 Nick Janus, 14 Colin Mani, 15 Luke Goodnetter, 16 Jon Rzepka, 18 Blake Succa, 20 Aaron Nichols, 22 Chris Prince, 24 Danny Ahlering, 30 Max Jentsch

Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:02 Cristin Fitzpatrick
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NIU's starting lineup: 5 Mino Kayser, 6 Kyle Knotek, 7 Luis Mojica, 8 Brad Horton, 9 Juan Hoyos, 11 Sean Totsch, 12 Jonny Tyma, 16 Finn Jor, 17 Tim King, 18 Francis Otira, 1 Jordan Godsey
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:04 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:05
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And the game is underway.
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:05 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:06
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NIU goes long for a goal kick by Jentsch
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:06 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:07
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UW brings it up the field only to run out the end line
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:07 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:10
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Speed of the game is picking up with both teams making good connections to work the ball around the field
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:10 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:10
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Another goal kick for UW, taken short and then sent for the switch
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:10 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:11
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Penalty on NIU, Succa get's tripped up
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:11 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:12
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Sent just outside the box to end with another free kick from some rough play
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:12 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:12
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Rzepka takes the shot, but keeper makes the easy save
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:12 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:12
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Prince hits the post in a rough shot for Godsey
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:12 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:14
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NIU makes a play down the field and sends it long into the box for Johnny Tyma's header
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:14 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:15
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Jentsch challenges the play and the ball goes wide
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:15 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:16
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Tyma heads off the field with some blood, and 20 James Stevenson comes in to take his place
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:16 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:16
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UW takes a foul, tackling without ball contact
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:16 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:17
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Godsey comes up to take the kick launching into UW box territory
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:17 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:18
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Attempt made by Northern Illinois goes over the crossbar
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:18 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:19
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Yonga takes the shot for a spectacular save by NIU's Godsey
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:19 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:20
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NIU takes advantage of a throw to lead into a running play, but Succa heads it out
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:20 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:21
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Badgers regain composure with some controlled passing on the back line before sending it up the field
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:21 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:23
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NIU throw in only to headed back out by Nichols
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:23 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:23
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Ball trickles back to Godsey who sends it up the field
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:23 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:25
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An NIU player goes down right outside the box
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:25 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:25
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Badger D sets up the wall but the kick goes long and out
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:25 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:26
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28 Derek Pitts comes in for Captain Rzepka
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:26 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:27
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Horton takes the throw in to the Badger box but defense stays strong and sends it right back up the field
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:27 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:28
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Another goal kick for UW
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:28 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:29
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Badgers settle it down and maintain possession to bring it up the field
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:29 Cristin Fitzpatrick
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Foul on Badger for another strong kick from Godsey
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:29 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:30
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NIU offsides, the ball is sent back up by Jentsch
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:30 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:33
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Yonga sends it into the box, but NIU takes care of it
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:33 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:33
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Nick Janus takes the ball up the field in combo with Prince, who brings it to the end line for a cross but it goes long
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:33 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:36
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Game play over all is pretty sporadic, mostly just long balls back and forth for the runner
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:36 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:37
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Ahlering makes a key slide tackle in the box
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:37 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:37
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UW sub 21 Austin Spohn takes out Nichols
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:37 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:40
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Foul on NIU's Jor, Yonga sets up for the kick
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:40 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:42
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Hoyos takes the shot for NIU, but it is smothered by Jentsch
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:42 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:43
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UW sub 5 Cale Cooper for Prince
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:43 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:44
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NIU subs 4 Gael Rivera for Mojica and 21 Hooman Shams for Hoyos
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:44 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:45
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Ball sent long by NIU offense for a goal kick by Jentsch
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:45 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:49
Who will score first Goal of the game?
UW 22 Chris Prince
 ( 29% )
UW 20 Aaron Nichols
 ( 14% )
NIU 20 James Stevenson
 ( 29% )
NIU 5 Mino Kayser
 ( 0% )
UW Paul Yonga
 ( 14% )
NIU 18 Francis Otira
 ( 14% )

Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:49 
7:50
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NIU takes the first corner of the game, sending it into the near side
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:50 Cristin Fitzpatrick
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UW clears it wide though, and that's the half
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:50 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:51
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First half ends 0-0
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:51 Cristin Fitzpatrick
7:51
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We'll be back in the second half
Wednesday October 6, 2010 7:51 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:04
[Comment From PattyPatty: ] 
What kind of a crowd do we have tonight?
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:04 Patty
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Decent crowd for a Wednesday night. Luckily the weather is perfect for game day, cool with a slight breeze.
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:06 :
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And we're back for the 2nd half
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:06 :
8:07
[Comment From JeffJeff: ] 
Who had the better of the play in the first half?
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:07 Jeff
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Play was pretty evenly split. Both teams had some good runs, however, the majority of it was long balls sent down the field for the offense to run on. Not a lot of connections or possession seen by either team.
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:08 :
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UW starts off with a strong run to the goal but Godsey comes out for an aggressive save
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:10 :
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42:12 Goal for Northern Illinois on a great combination by Tyma and Horton to Hoyos with a solid shot to the back of the net
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:12 :
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Interesting fact: upon last meeting between these teams, it was Hoyos with the only goal and game winner in the 85th minute
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:13 :
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[Comment From FitzFitz: ] 
What are the lineups to start the half?
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:13 Fitz
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Both teams started the half with the same lineup as the game start
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:14 :
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Horton takes the throw in for NIU sending to the center of the Badger box where it is cleared by UW defense
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:16 :
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Nichols sends a floater in from about 30 yards for an easy save by Godsey
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:17 :
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Rzepka gets called for an offsides, giving the free kick to Godsey
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:19 :
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Sent to the top of the box but headed back into neutral field by Yonga
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:19 :
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Badgers has a stint of possession here as they work it around the field
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:20 :
8:21
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Sent up by UW but rolls long into the box where Godsey scoops it up
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:21 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:22
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Traffic in the box with frantic play by the Badgers to try and clear while NIU swings and Tyma takes a blocked shot
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:22 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:22
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UW pushes through to bring the ball back up the field
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:22 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:23
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Cross sent in to the Huskies box where Godsey comes out to take care of the play
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:23 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:24
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Nichols sends in another cross, but NIU's solid keeper comes out to smother it
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:24 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:25
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Godsey punts it up the field but UW receives the drop and heads it back to Jentsch
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:25 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:26
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Jentsch send it back up the field with another punt
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:26 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:26
[Comment From JoshJosh: ] 
If this result holds it will be NIU's 5th win in 7 years
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:26 Josh
8:28
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UW sub 28 Derek Pitts for Mani
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:28 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:29
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NIU sub 20 James Stevenson for Tyma
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:29 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:30
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UW sub 21 Austin Spohn for Rzepka
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:30 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:32
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NIU sub 4 Gael Rivera for Horton
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:32 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:33
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Long ball sent into the NIU box but Godsey picks it up on the bounce
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:33 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:33
[Comment From FitzFitz: ] 
Are the Badgers playing one forward or two?
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:33 Fitz
8:34
Cristin Fitzpatrick: 
Prince is the true forward but Pitts is playing pretty high up
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:34 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:35
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Jentsch makes a great save on a tough shot by Mojica for NIU
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:35 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:35
[Comment From DanDan: ] 
how many people are there to watch the game? estimate?
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:35 Dan
8:35
Cristin Fitzpatrick: 
Official attendance just came in at 323
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:35 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:36
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NIU sub 15 Kenny Kranz for Jor
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:36 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:37
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NIU called on the foul for jersey grabbing, Yonga takes the kick and sends it into the box
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:37 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:38
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Godsey continues with his aggressive approach tonight coming out to challenge and leaving with the ball
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:38 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:39
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Yellow card on Spohn at the half
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:39 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:40
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Spohn goes down hard near the side line and is taken off. He doesn't seem to be putting any pressure on his right leg
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:40 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:41
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Totsch takes the yellow for the play. He came in pretty hard with the cleats up
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:41 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:41
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Rzepka enter the games for Spohn
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:41 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:42
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Some words over here about the play between the refs
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:42 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:44
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Uw takes it up the field working it to the 18 where the ball is stripped by the NIU defense
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:44 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:48
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UW GOAL! Multiple shots through traffic. Godsey has the blocks but Janus hits it hard to the post where Ahlering catches the rebound slams it to the back of the net for his first goal of the season
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:48 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:50
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Play picks up in the last ten, both teams feeling the pressure of the one goal difference for a win
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:50 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:51
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Long ball to the top of the NIU box where UW takes the header to try and settle, but the ball falls loose and is picked up by Godsey
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:51 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:53
[Comment From debbiedebbie: ] 
this niu keeper seems to be doing very well. what do you know about him?
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:53 debbie
8:55
Cristin Fitzpatrick: 
Sophmore Jordan Godsey is a Mississippi native. He started all but one game last year for NIU as a freshman. Godsey was the top keeper in the Chicago Fire (MLS) youth system. Interestingly he played goalie for his club team but was on the field as a forward for his high school team.
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:55 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:56
[Comment From MikeMike: ] 
Last season he had around a .8 gaa as a freshman
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:56 Mike
8:57
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NIU subs 19 Karim Darbaki for Kayser and 21 Hooman Shams for Stevenson
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:57 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:58
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UW makes a last ditch play, one minute left in the game, with a cross but it is taken caer of by the NIU defense and cleared out
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:58 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:58
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And that's it for regulation play. We'll be back for overtime in a few.
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:58 Cristin Fitzpatrick
8:59
[Comment From johnjohn: ] 
what coverage does the soccer game get? tv? newspaper?
Wednesday October 6, 2010 8:59 john
9:00
Cristin Fitzpatrick: 
Both student papers, The Badger Herald and The Daily Cardinal generally have thorough coverage of the games along with Wisconsin State Journal's madison.com
Wednesday October 6, 2010 9:00 Cristin Fitzpatrick
9:01
[Comment From ee: ] 
niu grad here - great job reporting, makes me feel like i was right there - thanks!
Wednesday October 6, 2010 9:01 e
9:01
[Comment From NancyNancy: ] 
Any chance GameTracker can be used in future home games also. It's nice to be able to see the line-up.
Wednesday October 6, 2010 9:01 Nancy
9:03
Cristin Fitzpatrick: 
We do hope to have game tracker back in the future. We're working on it still. Line ups should be stated at the beginning of every half in the blog, and subs are reported as they come. But if there are questions about positioning, always feel free to ask. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Wednesday October 6, 2010 9:03 Cristin Fitzpatrick
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Overtime is underway.
Wednesday October 6, 2010 9:04 Cristin Fitzpatrick
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UW is 0-2-2 in overtime this season
Wednesday October 6, 2010 9:04 Cristin Fitzpatrick
9:05
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UW lineup: 30 GK, 15, 3, 24, 18 D, 16, 4, 20, 13 MF, 28, 22 F
Wednesday October 6, 2010 9:05 Cristin Fitzpatrick
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NIU lineup: 1 GK, 11, 17, 18, 6 D, 16, 19, 8, 4 MF, 9, 12 F
Wednesday October 6, 2010 9:06 Cristin Fitzpatrick
9:07
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Free kick for NIU, Totsch takes it
Wednesday October 6, 2010 9:07 Cristin Fitzpatrick
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He sends into the box, where Jentsch calls "AWAY" for defense to take care of it but Tim King gets a head on it and sends it to the back of the net
Wednesday October 6, 2010 9:08 Cristin Fitzpatrick
9:09
Cristin Fitzpatrick: 
Over time ends with an NIU goal 4min 13secs in
Wednesday October 6, 2010 9:09 Cristin Fitzpatrick
9:11
Cristin Fitzpatrick: 
Thanks everyone for following UW Men's Soccer with me. We'll be back on Sunday when the Badgers take on Michigan at 2:30pm, here at the McClimon Memorial Complex.
Wednesday October 6, 2010 9:11 Cristin Fitzpatrick
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