Men's Soccer vs. Judson

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W 4-1

Pizza Ranch Classic

2:00 PM - Friday, September 4, 2015
Sioux Center, Iowa
Non-conference Match



Dordt def. Judson 4-1 in men's soccer at Sioux Center, Iowa on Friday, September 4 as part of the Pizza Ranch Classic



A slow and lethargic first half gave way to an action packed second half as all the scoring was done in the second half.

The Defenders got a goal in the 49th minute when VJ Hachaba took a pass from Alex Durbin and put it past the keeper.  In the 56th minute Alex Durbin made a change of direction move in front of the goal and put it past Jarod Schieler to lead 2-0.  Nine minutes later Hachaba got his second goal off a rebound off the crossbar.

Judson averted the shutout with a goal by Walter Lopez off a penalty kick in the 68th minute but the Defenders put it away with a Durbin goal in the 86th minute.



-For the second game in a row Dordt got two goals each from Hachaba and Durbin. 

-Jack McCool made four saves in goal for the Defenders.

-Dordt had an 8-5 shots on goal advantage and a 14-7 overall shots advantage.

-The first half featured just two shots on goal by the Defenders and the two teams combined for 11 shots on goal in the second half.

-Jarod Schieler had four saves for Judson.


"I was pleased with our passing," said coach Craig Stiemsma.  " We were able to control play a lot of the time.  The defensive line did a tremendous job of neutralizing Walter Lopez.  Lots of positives to take away from a team that was receiving votes in the NAIA National Poll."


-Dordt is 3-0 and will face Graceland on Saturday afternoon at 2:00.  Judson will face Northwestern on Saturday and sports a 1-1-1 record.