Dordt College Women's Soccer vs. Doane (GPAC Quarter-finals)
November 5, 2009
(Sioux Center, Iowa) After a scoreless first half the Dordt College Defender women's soccer team erupted for four goals in the second half, getting them within a ten minute span to forge a 4-1 win over the visiting Doane Tigers in the quarterfinal round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament.
The two teams missed several chances in the first half but wasted few opportunities in the second half. The Defenders struck in the 58th minute when Rindy De Nooy scored an unassisted goal that found the top right corner of the Doane goal. Less than three minutes later Kate Du Mez scored on a header off a Kristi Ouwinga pass for a 2-0 lead in the 61st minute. The Defenders kept the heat on with Linsday Baker scoring off an assist by Kelly Smies in the 64th minute for a commanding 3-0 lead. The Tigers tried to keep up but could muster just one goal during the flurry with Kelsie Grgurich scoring off a corner kick in the 67th minute. Baker then capped the scoring with a goal in the 68th minute to make the final 4-1.
Dordt out shot the Tigers 12-10 with Steph Goslinga recording six saves for the Defenders and Jordan Ludwig had seven saves for Doane.
Dordt advances on with a 16-2-1 record while Doane ends their year at 9-8-1. The Defenders will travel to Midland Lutheran in Fremont, Nebraska on Tuesday, November 10 to face the Warriors who were 3-0 winners over Dana in quarterfinal round action today. The GPAC title game is scheduled for Saturday, November 14. Dordt is the third seed in the tournament while Midland Lutheran is the second seed.
Dordt's Current Record: 16-2-1 (9-2-1)
Opponent's Current Record: 9-8-1 (7-4-1)
|Team||1st Half||2nd Half||Final|
|Doane (GPAC Quarter-finals)||0||1||1|
|Dordt Goal Leaders||Total|
|Kate Du Mez||1|
|Rindy De Nooy||1|
|Opponent Goal Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Opponent Assist Leaders||Total|
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