Dordt College News

Soccer Travels To Dubuque Wednesday

September 23, 2013

GAMETIME…  The Dordt Defenders travel to Dubuque, Iowa to face Clarke in women’s and men’s soccer.  The women’s game will start at 2:00 with the men to follow at about 4:15.       Results will be posted on ; and when the game is complete.

SCOUTING REPORT… The Clarke women are 5-3 this season and have lost three of their last four games, dropping contests to Wisconsin-Platteville, the College of Saint Mary and Waldorf.  The last win for Clarke came in a 2-1 decision over Trinity Christian on September 13.

Clarke has outscored teams 23-8 this season but have been outscored 6-3 the last four games.  An 11-0 win by the Lions over Mount Marty has skewed the stats in the Lions’ favor.  Clarke has outshot teams 139-100 overall and 74-50 on goal.

Sara Doerr has five goals and two assists to lead the Lions and Emily Janecek and Lydia Storms have four and three goals each.  Christine Piasecki has played 572 minutes in goal and has 28 saves and has a 0.79 goals allowed per-90 minutes played average. 

The Clarke men are 1-6 this season with a win over Mount Marty to their credit on September 8.  The Lions have been outscored 24-14 this season and have been outshot on goal 65-39 and overall 147-73. 

Jared Perez leads the team with six goals scored while Anthony Pantaleo and Wesley Gundenkauf each have two.  Ianis Bulens has been in on three assists.  Damian O’Hare has played 557 minutes in goal while making 29 saves and has a 3.23 goals allowed per-90 minutes played average.

DORDT COLLEGE NOTES… The Dordt College Defender women’s soccer team is looking for its first win of the season before going into the conference schedule when they face the Lions.  Dordt has a double overtime loss to Friends, a 5-2 loss to Buena Vista and a 3-1 loss to Jamestown in its most recent action.  The Defenders are 0-7 this season.

The Defenders have 33 shots on goal this season and have converted on three of them, all by Nicole Postman.  Deinara Felts and Katie Kortman have split the goalkeeping duties with Felts recording 225 minutes in goal with a 5.2 goals allowed per-90 minutes played average.  Kortman has 425 minutes in goal and has a 4.02 goals allowed average.  Kortman has 49 saves and Felts 22. 

The Defender men are 1-6 with a win over Friends on September 14 getting them into the win column.  Dordt has lost two one goal decision and has been shut out twice.

The Defenders have been outscored 20-10 this season and outshot on goal 63-21.  Brady Van Holland has three goals and an assist and Eric Grootenboer has three goals scored.  Four other players have one goal each.  Joey Rasnic and Jon Brinkerhoff have played 292 minutes and 357 minutes respectively.  Rasnic has allowed seven goals and has made 21 saves and has a 2.16 goals allowed per-90 minutes played average.  Brinkerhoff has allowed 13 goals and has made 22 saves and has a 3.27 goals allowed average.

THE SERIES… This will be the first meeting between Dordt and Clarke in women’s soccer while the re-start a rivalry that has been dormant since 1985 when Dordt beat the Lions twice.

LAST TIME… Waldorf scored a goal in the 17th minute of its contest with Clarke on Sunday and weathered a seven shots on goal  attack by the Lions to preserve the shutout.  Piasecki took the loss in goal while facing three shots on goal and seven shots overall.

Postman scored in the 13th minute to tie the game with Jamestown on Saturday but the Jimmies scored two goals in the second half to secure the win.  Dordt was outshot on goal 14-4 and Felts had 11 saves in goal for the Defenders.

The Clarke men were beaten by Culver Stockton 3-2 in overtime on Saturday.  Culver Stockton put 16 shots on frame and O’Hare made six saves before giving way to Preston Wolter who made seven saves and allowed two goals.  Culver Stockton won it with a goal in the fourth minute of overtime play.

The Defenders were outshot on goal 8-0 by Jamestown on Saturday with Rasnic making five saves in goal.  Jamestown scored twice in the first half and another in the second half.

NEXT UP……The Lions are scheduled to open Midwest Collegiate Conference play on Saturday, September 28 at home against Grand View.

GPAC…(Monday, September 23)
Hastings   1-0/7-0
Dakota Wesleyan  1-0/4-2-1
Concordia   1-0/4-4
Doane    1-0/2-4
Midland   0-0-1/7-1-1
Northwestern   0-0-1/4-4-1
Dordt    0-0/1-6
Mount Marty    0-1/3-5
Briar Cliff   0-1/2-6     
Morningside   0-1/3-5     
Nebraska Wesleyan  0-1/2-4-1     

GPAC Women
Briar Cliff   1-0/4-3-1
Morningside    1-0/5-2-2
Nebraska Wesleyan   1-0/4-1-2
Midland   1-0/3-3-3
Concordia    1-0/4-3
Dordt     0-0/0-7
Northwestern   0-1/3-5-1
Dakota Wesleyan  0-1/2-5-1     
Hastings   0-1/4-3     
Doane    0-1/1-5     
Mount Marty    0-1/0-7-1

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
Mount Marty @ Morningside
Briar Cliff @ Northwestern

September 28
Nebraska Wesleyan University @ Mount Marty College
Midland University @ Dordt College
Hastings College @ Briar Cliff University
Doane College @ Northwestern College

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