Women's Varsity Soccer vs. Presentation

T 4-4

4:15 PM - Saturday, September 3, 2016
Sioux Center, Iowa
Non-conference Match



Dordt tied Presentation 4-4.



Dordt needed to two late goals to force a tie with the Presentation Saints in women’s soccer on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Center, Iowa.

Dordt allowed two goals in the 10th and 25th minutes before Natalie Sakuma netted a goal in the 43rd minute to make the score 2-1 at halftime.

Presentation built the lead to 3-1 early in the second half when Bobbye Pendleton scored her second goal of the game.  Raquelle Mouw kept the scoring close with a goal off an assist by Sakuma in the 81st minute.

Down 3-2 the Defenders couldn’t hold off Presentation’s Brittney Cusick as she found the net for the second time for a 4-2 lead with just under six minutes to play.

Sakuma got Dordt within striking distance with her second goal off a rebound and Mouw scored the equalizer on a wind aided crossing shot that bent into the goal.



Both teams had 13 shots with Dordt holding a 10-8 shots on goal advantage.

Sakuma and Mouw each had two goals for the Defenders.

Dee Felts had four saves as the Defenders are now 1-2-1.

Allison Johnston had six saves.

The game did not go to overtimes as the teams settled for a draw.

Dordt faces Tabor next Saturday, September 10.

Presentation is 0-3-1 this season.



“The women played at their highest level so far this season.  Battling back from a 4-2 deficit to tie the game in the closing speaks to their intensity and competitive spirit.”