Women's Varsity Soccer vs. Dakota Wesleyan

W 2-1

5:30 PM - Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Mitchell, South Dakota
Conference Match

Recap

SCORE

Dordt defeats Dakota Wesleyan 2-1

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

Dordt College bounced back from a loss on Saturday to GPAC favorite Hastings with a 2-1 win on Tuesday night over the Dakota Wesleyan Tigers in conference play in Mitchell, South Dakota.  

Dordt started the scoring with a Natalie Sakuma goal in the 52nd minute and then struck quickly after that with a goal by Nicole Postman on a Marissa LeDuc assist in the 58th minute.  

Brittany Forsman got the Tigers back to within one with a goal in the 62nd minute but the Tigers couldn't get the equalizer and Dordt earned its first conference win of the season.

 

NOTES

-Dordt had a healthy 24-4 overall shots advantage and a 12-3 shots on goal edge.

-Dee Felts made two saves in goal for the Defenders.

-Sakuma's goal is her 7th of the season.

-Postman's goal was her 1st this year.

-LeDuc now has two assists.

-Dordt has not lost back to back games this season in building a 6-3 overall mark and the Defenders are 1-1 this year.

-Wesleyan slips to 0-2 in the GPAC and is 2-7 overall.

-Dordt will travel to Concordia on Saturday to face the Bulldogs in league play.

 

COACH ELGERSMA SAYS

"The match with Dakota Wesleyan was a good bounce back for us after Saturday's loss. We made some adjustments in training and that created good opportunities," said Dordt College coach Bill Elgersma. 

 

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