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Dordt Soccer At Home Wednesday

October 9, 2012

GAMETIME…Dordt College hosts Dakota Wesleyan in Great Plains Athletic Conference play on Wednesday, October 10.  The women’s game is scheduled to begin at 2:00 with the men’s game to get underway at about 4:00.  The games are available on an audio webcast at

SCOUTING REPORT… The Dakota Wesleyan women are 2-6 overall and 2-3 in the GPAC.  The wins for the Tigers are over Mount Marty and Concordia on September 25 and 29.  The Tigers have lost two games in a row by 3-2 scores in the two games since the Concordia win.  The Tigers have been outscored 22-15 and have been outshot on goal 86-59.  Thara Ali Said has six goals and Megan Johnson has five goals and two assists.  Kari Durham has played 453 minutes in goal and has allowed 16 goals with 42 saves and has a 3.18 goals allowed average.

The Wesleyan men are 1-3-1 in the GPAC and 2-9-1 overall.  The Tigers have wins this season over North Central and Mount Marty and a tie with Briar Cliff.  The Tigers have lost five games by one goal.  Dakota Wesleyan has been outscored 34-19 this season and have been outshot on goal 108-100.  Chaz Foss has four goals and Eric Moller three.  Emmanuel Paravalos and Alex Nelson have split the goalkeeping with Nelson allowing 12 goals in 550 minutes and Paravalos has allowed 18 goals In 548 minutes. 

DORDT COLLEGE NOTES… The Defender women are 1-9-2 overall and 0-4 in the league.  Dordt’s win is over AIB and the ties are with Mount Mercy and Waldorf.  The Defenders have been outscored 39-18 and have been outshot on goal 117-71.  Allison Hogan has five goals and Sarah Byron four.  Hogan is also the team leader in assists with three.  Katie Kortman has played 856 minutes in goal with 23 goals allowed.  Emily Holz has played 179 minutes and has allowed 13 goals with 14 saves.

The Defender men are 6-6 overall and 2-2 in the league with six games to go.  Dordt has outscored teams 32-21 and have outshot teams on goal 98-78.  Josh Brinkerhoff has eight goals scored and Eric Grootenboer has scored six goals with three assists.  Brady Van Holland and Scott Van Wylen each have four goals scored and four assists.  Jon Brinkerhoff has played 1090 minutes in goal and has allowed 21 goals with 56 saves.  His goals allowed average is 1.73.

THE SERIES…The Defenders lead the women’s series 4-2.  Wesleyan won last year’s meeting in Mitchell 2-0 with goals by Emily Mizrahi and Megan Johnson in the 34th and 69th minute.  Katie Kortman had six saves in goal while Kari Durham had four saves in goal for the Tigers.

Dordt trails the series 4-3 with Wesleyan winning last year in the 106th minute on a goal by Hugo Gonzalez.  Josh Brinkerhoff scored in the 45th minute for a 1-0 lead and Nick Sterling evened it in the 51st minute.  Wesleyan outshot Dordt on goal 10-9.

LAST TIME… Dakota Wesleyan lost a 3-2 decision on October 6 to Nebraska Wesleyan, surrendering three goals in the second half.  Erika Carpenter allowed three goals and had three saves while facing a total of ten shots.  Yutzil Rodriguez had a goal along with Said.

Paravalos made nine saves in a 2-1 overtime loss to Nebraska Wesleyan.  Moller scored a goal in the 11th minute before Nebraska Wesleyan tied it in the 86th minute.  The game winner came in the 98th minute.

Columbia dropped Dordt 9-0 on Saturday in women’s play.  Dordt was outshot 18-3 on goal and 32-4 overall. 

Jon Brinkerhoff made five saves in goal for the Defenders against Columbia on Saturday.  The Defenders lost a 2-1 decision, allowing goals in the 38th and 54th minutes.  Dordt’s score came in the 11th minute when Josh Brinkerhoff scored off an assist by Brady Van Holland and Scott Van Wylen.

NEXT UP…… Dakota Wesleyan will travel to Morningside on October 16.

GPAC…(October 9)
Doane 4-0/8-2
Hastings 4-0-1/5-6-1
Northwestern 2-1-1/5-4-2
Briar Cliff 2-1-1/4-5-3
Dakota Wesleyan 2-3/2-6
Nebraska Wesleyan 2-2-1/3-8-2
Concordia 2-2/4-5
Morningside 1-2-2/5-4-4
Midland 1-2-2/1-8-3
Mount Marty 1-4/4-8
Dordt 0-4/1-9-2

Hastings 5-0/8-4
Midland 4-1/6-4-2
Doane 3-1/4-6-1
Nebraska Wesleyan3-2/6-5-1
Morningside 2-2-1/4-8-1
Dordt 2-2/6-6
Concordia  2-2/9-3
Northwestern 1-2-1/6-4-1
Dakota Wesleyan 1-3-1/2-9-1
Briar Cliff 0-3-1/1-9-2
Mount Marty 0-5/1-11

Midweek games October 9 and 10
Dakota Wesleyan @ Dordt College
Morningside @ Mount Marty
Doane @ Hastings
Concordia @ Midland
Northwestern @ Briar Cliff

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