Dordt College Women's Soccer vs. Nebraska Wesleyan

November 2, 2013

Game Media

(Sioux Center, Iowa) By: Sam Ekstrom, Dordt College Sports Information Student Assistant

The Dordt College women hung with Nebraska Wesleyan for one half, but allowed two second-half goals en route to a 3-1 loss on Senior Day.

Senior Sarah Byron scored a 30th-minute goal that tied the game at one in the first half – her first goal of the season. Byron’s tally sent the Defenders into halftime at a 1-1 tie after Nebraska Wesleyan’s Maggie Bianco had given her team a 1-0 lead early on.

However, Bianco struck again in the 53rd minute. Her second goal of the game came off a corner kick and gave the Prairie Wolves a 2-1 advantage.

Megan Witcig put the game out of reach with a 77th-minute strike that beat senior keeper Katie Kortman.

Kortman finished the game with eight saves and solidified her single-season saves record, finishing the year with 152 stopped shots.

Dordt College was outshot 20-5 on the game.

The Defenders finished the year at 0-17-1 (0-9-1), and the Prairie Wolves finished at 9-3-6 (5-2-3).

Dordt's Current Record: 0-17-1 (0-9-1)
Opponent's Current Record: 9-3-6 (5-2-3)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 1 0 1
Nebraska Wesleyan 1 2 3
Dordt Goal Leaders Total
Sarah Byron 1
Opponent Goal Leaders Total
Maggie Bianco 2
Megan Witcig 1
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Shantelle Gritters 1
Opponent Assist Leaders Total

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