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Dordt Soccer Hosts Senior Day Saturday

October 31, 2013

GAMETIME…  The Dordt Defenders host Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday, November 2 in the final games of the 2013 regular season.  The women’s game starts at 1:00 with the men’s match to follow at about 3:15. The games can be heard on a webcast at www.dordt.edu/athletics.   Results will be posted on www.dordt.edu/athletics ; https://www.facebook.com/dordtdefenders and https://twitter.com/dcathletics when the game is complete.

SENIOR DAY…Saturday marks the final home game for the seniors on the two Dordt squads.  Seniors and their parents will be recognized on the field five minutes prior to each contest.

SCOUTING REPORT… The Nebraska Wesleyan women are 4-2-3 in the GPAC and 8-3-6 overall.  The Prairie Wolves have played two straight double overtime 0-0 games with Morningside and Midland.  Of Wesleyan’s six ties this season, five have ended scoreless.

Nebraska Wesleyan has outscored teams 30-19 and has outshot teams on goal 129-86.  Ashlee Slade has a team high eight goals and Jenna Herse and Makensie Thaller each have three goals.  Thaller also has a team high six assists and Amber Johnson has seven goals and three assists.  Madi Francis has played 1,532 minutes in goal and has allowed 17 goals with 64 saves made and has a 1.0 goals allowed per-90 minutes played average.

The Nebraska Wesleyan men are 2-7 in the GPAC and 4-12-1 overall and have wins the league over Mount Marty and Briar Cliff.  Two of the Prairie Wolves’ losses are by one goal and they have lost eight out of their last nine games.

Wesleyan has been outscored 35-16 this season and outshot on goal 141-75.  The Prairie Wolves are led by Alex Thorson with five goals and Colby Twist has four goals scored.  Twist was a mainstay for Wesleyan in seasons past but has appeared in just six games this season and hasn’t played since September 15.  Turner Mead has played the vast majority of the minutes in goal with 1,479 and has 93 saves with 34 goals allowed and has a 2.07 goals allowed average.

DORDT COLLEGE NOTES… The Dordt women are 0-16-1 overall and 0-8-1 in the conference.  Dordt has 52 shots on goal this season and has 78 shots total.  Nicole Postman has scored four goals for the Defenders.  Katie Kortman has played 1,433 minutes in goal and has allowed 57 goals with 144 saves made for a 3.58 goals per-90 minutes played average.

The Defender men are 4-12-1 overall and stand 2-6-1 in the GPAC.  A win by the Defenders clinches a spot in the post-season playoffs while a loss forces Dordt into a situation where a Briar Cliff loss to Midland would be required for the Defenders to get into the eight team field.

The Defenders have wins this season over Mount Marty and Concordia in league play and played Dakota Wesleyan to a 1-1 tie early in the season.  Along the way Dordt has lost three one goal contests in GPAC play this season.

Dordt has been outscored this season 35-27 and have been outshot 121-86 on goal.  Brady Van Holland leads the team with eight goals and four assists and Eric Grootenboer has seven goals.  Derick Sackey has four goals and Davi Baldussi-Alves has assisted on three goals.  Dordt’s goalkeepers have split the minutes this season with Joey Rasnic playing 562 minutes and has allowed 11 goals and has 30 saves with a 1.76 goals allowed average.  Jon Brinkerhoff has played 1,007 minutes in goal and has allowed 24 goals and made 54 saves and has a 2.14 goals allowed average.

THE SERIES… Dordt lost a 4-0 decision in Lincoln last season after trailing 1-0 at halftime.  Dordt was outshot on goal 13-1.  Amber Slade had two goals for the Prairie Wolves in the September 29, 2012 game.  Wesleyan leads the series 9-7-1.

Dordt lost to Nebraska Wesleyan in men’s play last season 3-1.  Brinkerhoff had six saves in goal while facing 16 shots overall and nine on goal.  Dordt’s goal came in the 84th minute from Steven Talsma.  Dordt leads the series 13-10-2.

LAST TIME… Francis made 11 saves in goal to preserve the 0-0 tie with Midland on Wednesday in Fremont, Nebraska.  Wesleyan was outshot on goal 11-8 and each team put one shot on frame in the overtime sessions.

Dordt outshot the Mount Marty Lancers in women’s play on Wednesday 17-10 and had a penalty kick that went wide with five seconds left in the first overtime of what ended in a double overtime 0-0 ties.  Kortman had ten saves for the Defenders.

Nebraska Wesleyan lost to Midland 6-1 on Wednesday night after allowing three goals in each half.  Zach Lind got his first goal of the season in the 51st minute for Wesleyan’s score.  Mead made 13 saves in goal as Midland outshot the visitors 19-5 on goal.

Dordt beat Mount Marty in men’s play 7-1 on Wednesday with Brady Van Holland getting three goals and an assist in the win and Rasnic stopped five shots in goal.  Dordt outshot the hosts 18-7 on goal and overall 21-17.  Dordt led 4-0 at halftime. 

NEXT UP…… This is the conclusion of the regular season.  The eight-team GPAC Tournaments begin with the men’s quarterfinals on Tuesday, November 5 while the women start play on Thursday, November 7.

GPAC…(Thursday, October 31)
Men
Hastings   8-1/15-2
Midland   7-0-2/14-1-2
Northwestern   7-2-1/11-6-1
Doane    6-2-1/8-6-1
Concordia   5-4/9-8
Dakota Wesleyan  4-4-1/9-6-2
Dordt    2-6-1/4-12-1
Morningside   4-5/7-9
Briar Cliff   2-7/5-12
Nebraska Wesleyan  2-7/4-12-1
Mount Marty    0-9/4-13
     
GPAC Women
Morningside    8-0-1/12-2-3
Hastings   8-1/12-4-1
Briar Cliff   6-3/10-6-1
Nebraska Wesleyan   4-2-3/8-3-6
Midland   4-3-2/6-6-5
Northwestern   5-4-1/8-8-2
Concordia    4-5/8-8-1
Doane    4-5/7-9
Dakota Wesleyan  1-7-1/4-11-2     
Mount Marty    1-7-1/2-13-2
Dordt     0-8-1/0-16-1

UPCOMING GPAC GAMES AND SCORES…
October 30
Men's Soccer
Midland University 6, Nebraska Wesleyan University 1
Dakota Wesleyan University 2, Briar Cliff University 0
Dordt College 7, Mount Marty College 1
Northwestern College 1, Morningside College 0
Hastings College 3, Concordia University 1

Women's Soccer
Nebraska Wesleyan University 0, Midland University 0 (2OT)
Briar Cliff University 4, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Dordt College 0, Mount Marty College 0 (2OT)
Hastings College 1, Concordia University 0 (2OT)
Morningside College 1, Northwestern College 0 (2OT)

November 2
Hastings @ Mount Marty
Doane @ Morningside
Midland @ Briar Cliff
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Dordt College
Concordia @ Dakota Wesleyan

Friday, September 20
Men's Soccer
Hastings College 2, Morningside College 1 (2OT)
Dakota Wesleyan University 1, Nebraska Wesleyan University 0

Women's Soccer
Morningside College 1, Hastings College 0 (2OT)
Nebraska Wesleyan University 4, Dakota Wesleyan University 2

Men's Soccer
Northwestern College 4, Midland University 4 (2OT)
Doane College 5, Briar Cliff University 1
Concordia University 5, Mount Marty College 0

Women's Soccer
Midland University 2, Northwestern College 1
Briar Cliff University 4, Doane College 2
Concordia University 2, Mount Marty College 1

September 25
Men's Soccer
Northwestern College 6, Briar Cliff University 2
Morningside College 4, Mount Marty College 1

Women's Soccer
Morningside College 4, Mount Marty College 1
Briar Cliff University 1, Northwestern College 0

September 28
Men's Soccer
Nebraska Wesleyan University 2, Mount Marty College 1
Midland University 3, Dordt College 1
Hastings College 2, Briar Cliff University 1
Doane College 1, Northwestern College 0

Women's Soccer
Midland University 3, Dordt College 0
Nebraska Wesleyan University 2, Mount Marty College 0
Hastings College 3, Briar Cliff University 2 (OT)
Northwestern College 2, Doane College 1

September 29
Men's Soccer
Concordia University 5, Morningside College 1

Women's Soccer
Morningside College 1, Concordia University 0

October 1
Men's Soccer
Dordt College 1, Dakota Wesleyan University 1 (2OT)

Women's Soccer
Dakota Wesleyan University 3, Dordt College 1

October 2
Midland University 2, Hastings College 0
Doane College 3, Nebraska Wesleyan University 0

Women's Soccer
Hastings College 5, Midland University 2
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3, Doane College 1

October 5
Men's Soccer
Northwestern College 3, Nebraska Wesleyan University 2 (2OT)
Midland University 2, Morningside College 0
Doane College 10, Mount Marty College 0
Dordt College 1, Concordia University 0
Hastings College 2, Dakota Wesleyan University 1

Women's Soccer
Morningside College 2, Midland University 0
Concordia University 3, Dordt College 0
Northwestern College 0, Nebraska Wesleyan University 0 (2OT)
Doane College 4, Mount Marty College 0
Hastings College 7, Dakota Wesleyan University 0

October 9
Men's Soccer
Briar Cliff University 1, Dordt College 0
Northwestern College 8, Mount Marty College 1
Concordia University 3, Doane College 2
Hastings College 2, Nebraska Wesleyan University 0
Dakota Wesleyan University 1, Morningside College 0

Women's Soccer
Briar Cliff University 1, Dordt College 0
Northwestern College 3, Mount Marty College 0
Doane College 3, Concordia University 1
Morningside College 7, Dakota Wesleyan University 1
Hastings College 5, Nebraska Wesleyan University 2

October 12
Men's Soccer
Doane College 1, Midland University 1 (2OT)
Northwestern College 2, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Concordia University 4, Nebraska Wesleyan University 2
Morningside College 3, Dordt College 1

Women's Soccer
Midland University 1, Doane College 0
Northwestern College 2, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Nebraska Wesleyan University 2, Concordia University 1
Morningside College 5, Dordt College 0

October 13
Men's Soccer
Briar Cliff University 2, Mount Marty College 1 (OT)

Women's Soccer
Briar Cliff University 2, Mount Marty College 1 (OT)

October 19
Men's Soccer
Midland University 9, Mount Marty College 1
Hastings College 1, Dordt College 0
Nebraska Wesleyan University 2, Briar Cliff University 1
Doane College 2, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Northwestern College 2, Concordia University 0

Women's Soccer
Midland University 7, Mount Marty College 0
Hastings College 7, Dordt College 2
Briar Cliff University 2, Nebraska Wesleyan University 1
Doane College 2, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Northwestern College 2, Concordia University 0

October 22
Men's Soccer
Northwestern College 2, Dordt College 0
Morningside College 1, Briar Cliff University 0 (2OT)
Dakota Wesleyan University 2, Mount Marty College 1

Women's Soccer
Northwestern College 1, Dordt College 0
Mount Marty College 2, Dakota Wesleyan University 1
Morningside College 2, Briar Cliff University 0

October 23
Men's Soccer
Hastings College 3, Doane College 0
Midland University 3, Concordia University 0

Women's Soccer
Concordia University 1, Midland University 0
Hastings College 4, Doane College 2

October 26
Men's Soccer
Midland University 3, Dakota Wesleyan University 0
Morningside College 3, Nebraska Wesleyan University 1
Doane College 3, Dordt College 2
Hastings College 6, Northwestern College 0
Concordia University 4, Briar Cliff University 0

Women's Soccer
Dakota Wesleyan University 2, Midland University 2 (2OT)
Doane College 7, Dordt College 0
Morningside College 0, Nebraska Wesleyan University 0 (2OT)
Hastings College 2, Northwestern College 0
Concordia University 3, Briar Cliff University 1
 

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