Dordt College News

Dordt Soccer Concludes Regular Season Saturday

October 25, 2012

GAMETIME… Dordt College will travel to Hastings on Saturday, October 27.  The women’s game will start at 3:00 and the men will follow at about 5:00.  Results will be posted on ; and .

SCOUTING REPORT… The Hastings women are 8-0-1 in the GPAC and 9-6-1 overall.  The Broncos’ tie in league play is to Morningside.  Hastings has outscored teams 44-21 this season and outshot teams on goal 169-83.  Kelsey Nealon leads the team with eight goals and Taylor Braden has six goals scored.  Brittany Toth has played 1,004 minutes in goal and has allowed 11 goals with 31 saves.

The Hastings men are 8-1 this season in GPAC play and 11-6 overall.  The loss for Hastings is a double overtime loss to Northwestern on October 20.  Hastings has shut out eight opponents this season while outscoring teams 57-15.  Jordan Green leads the team with 19 goals and 11 assists and Dru Kobs has six goals with three assists.  Alex Guyer has played 1,394 minutes in goal with 15 goals allowed and he has 61 saves.

DORDT COLLEGE NOTES…Dordt is 1-13-3 this season and 0-8-1 in GPAC action.  The Defenders’ win is over AIB with ties against Mount Mercy, Waldorf and Dakota Wesleyan.  The Defenders have been outscored 56-20 this year and are averaging 1.13 goal per game.  Allison Hogan has five goals scored with three assists and Marissas Le Duc has three assists with Sarah Byron putting in four goals.  Emily Holz has played seven games in goal totaling 637 minutes and has 56 saves while facing 85 shots on goal.

The Defender men are 10-6-1 this season with an 8-2-1 GPAC mark.  Losses for the Defenders in the GPAC are to Nebraska Wesleyan and Northwestern.  The tie is with Doane.  Dordt has outscored teams 46-27 and have outshot teams 143-117 on goal.  Eric Grootenboer leads the team in scoring with 11 goals and he has four assists.  Josh Brinkerhoff has nine goals and Brady Van Holland has six goals with seven assists.  Scott Van Wylen has five goals and six assists.  Jon Brinkerhoff has played 1,562 minutes in goal and has allowed 27 goals—a 1.56 per-90 minutes played average and has 81 saves.

THE SERIES… The Defender women trail the series 14-7-2 with the Broncos winning the October 29 match last year 2-1 in double overtime.  Taylor Voyacheske scored the game winner in the 109th minute.  Maddie Michalek had tied it up in the 68th minute and Morgan Meissner gave Dordt the lead in the 44th minute.  Dordt was outshot on goal 8-1.

The Hastings men have not lost to Dordt in 16 tries.  Dordt lost a 3-0 decision on October 29, 2011 with Jordan Green scoring twice for the Broncos.  Hastings was up 2-0 at halftime.  Dordt was out shot on goal 8-1.  The two teams played again on November 1 in the quarterfinal round and Hastings won it 7-0, scoring five goals in the final 18 minutes of play .  Dordt was outshot 22-1 in the loss with Brian Verwolf making 15 saves before giving way to Kurt Franje in goal.

LAST TIME… The Hastings women beat Nebraska Wesleyan 3-0 with three different players scoring as Hastings outshot Wesleyan on goal 16-0. 

The Dordt women lost a 2-0 decision to Morningside on Tuesday.

The Hastings men scored a 6-0 win over Nebraska Wesleyan with two goals by Green and the Broncos outshot Wesleyan 8-2. 

Dordt won a 3-2 decision over Morningside 3-2 with Scott Van Wylen scoring the game winner on a penalty kick in the 86th minute of play.  Eric Grootenboer and David Riley each had a first half goal as the game was tied 2-2 at half.  Dordt outshot Morningside 9-8 on goal.

NEXT UP……The Hastings women have already secured a first play finish in the GPAC and the number one seed in the post-season tournament.  The Dordt College women will not advance to the GPAC tournament.

The Hastings men can’t finish worse than a tie for first place and would get the number one seed in the playoffs.  Dordt can finish second in the GPAC with a win and a Midland loss.  If Dordt and Midland would finish in a Dordt would win the tie-breaker by virtue of their win over Midland.  Dordt can finish no worse than fourth and will host a GPAC Quarterfinal round game on November 1 at 2:00.

GPAC…(October 25)
Hastings 8-0-1/9-6-1
Doane 6-3/10-5
Midland 5-2-2/5-8-3
Morningside 5-3-2/9-5-4
Northwestern 5-3-1/8-6-2
Briar Cliff 4-3-2/6-7-4
Concordia 4-4-1/6-7-1
Nebraska Wesleyan 3-4-2/4-10-3
Dakota Wesleyan 2-6-1/2-9-1
Mount Marty 1-7-1/4-11-1
Dordt 0-8-1/1-13-3

Hastings 8-1/11-6
Midland 7-2/9-5-2
Dordt 6-2-1/10-6-1
Northwestern 5-3-1/10-5-1
Nebraska Wesleyan 5-4/8-7-1
Morningside 4-4-2/6-10-2
Doane 4-4-1/5-9-2
Concordia  4-5/11-6
Dakota Wesleyan 2-5-2/4-11-2
Briar Cliff 1-7-1/2-13-2
Mount Marty 0-9/1-15

Final Games This Weekend:
Briar Cliff @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Mount Marty @ Midland
Dordt @ Hastings
Dakota Wesleyan @ Doane
Northwestern @ Concordia

GPAC Post Season
Tuesday, October 31 Women’s Quarterfinals
Thursday, November 1 Men’s Semifinals
Saturday, November 3 Women’s Semifinals
Tuesday, November 6 Men’s Semifinals
Thursday, November 8 Women’s Finals
Saturday, November 10 Men’s Finals

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