Dordt College Women's Soccer vs. College of St. Mary

September 6, 2007

Game Media

(Omaha, Nebraska) The Dordt women faced a tough opponent in the College of St. Mary at Omaha, Nebraska, losing the overtime battle with a score of 2-1 on Thursday night.

The Flames have consistently had strong teams in the past and this year is no exception. Although off to a 1-2 start, CSM opened their season with a 3-0 win over Great Plains Athletic Conference member Dana and faced #10 ranked Northwood during thier trip to Florida, losing 6-0.

In tonight's game both teams were held scoreless in the first half. Dordt took a 1-0 lead seven minutes after the halftime break on a goal by reserve freshman Lex Elgersma. With 8 minutes to go in regulation, the Flames answered with a goal by Melissa King, assisted by Daniela Padilla. Regulation ended with the score tied 1-1.

CSM then found the goal in overtime play with Padilla delivering the game winning assist to Jen Haney for the Flame win.

Dordt is 2-1 this season while the College of Saint Mary Flames are now 2-2. The Flames outshot the Defenders 13-7. Rosalyn De Pooter was in goal for all 94:00 and made two saves for the Defenders.

CSM leads the series 8-1. Last year's game also ended in a 2-1 advantage for the Flames.

Dordt's Current Record: 2-1-0 (0-0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 1-2-0 (0-0-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half OT 1 Final
Dordt College 0 1 0 1
College of St. Mary 0 1 1 2
Dordt Goal Leaders Total
Lex Elgersma 1
Opponent Goal Leaders Total
Jen Haney 1
Melissa King 1
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Opponent Assist Leaders Total
Daniela Padilla 2

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at mbyker@dordt.edu or (712) 722-6301.