Dordt College Women's Soccer vs. Cardinal Stritch

August 27, 2010

Game Media

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College women's soccer team overcame a slow start to defeat Cardinal Stritch (Wisconsin) in its season opener. Dordt scored the last three goals of the game to win a 3-1 decision on the pitch in Sioux Center.

The Wolves scored the first goal of the game in the 16th minute when Lynn Podkomorski banged in a rebound for a 1-0 lead. Dordt answered with a goal by Rindy De Nooy when she faked the Cardinal Stritch goalkeeper right and found the bottom left corner for the equalizer in the 25th minute. Dordt took the lead later in the half on a Noelle Kreykes shot in the 35th minute.

Dordt added a goal for insurance in the 59th minute on a Kelly Smies header.

Dordt outshot the visitor 17-7 and had nine shots on goal to five for the Wolves. Katie Kortman recorded four saves in goal--two in each half.

Dordt is 1-0 and will host Ashford (Iowa) on Saturday, August 28 at 2:00 for the conclusion of the Pizza Ranch Classic.

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

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 2 1 3
Cardinal Stritch 1 0 1
Dordt Goal Leaders Total
Kelly Smies 1
Noelle Kreykes 1
Rindy De Nooy 1
Opponent Goal Leaders Total
Lynn Podkomorski 1
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Stephanie Cooper 1
Noelle Kreykes 1
Opponent Assist Leaders Total

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