HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt College Defender men’s soccer team scored a 3-2, come from behind win over Evangel in non-conference soccer on Friday afternoon in Sioux Center.
Eric Bourdo started the scoring with a goal in the 17th minute. Evangel answered with goals in the 30th and 40th minutes and seemed to have control of the game at halftime leading 2-1.
Garrett Goodson got the equalizer in the 49th minute and after nearly 40 minutes of scoreless soccer, the Defenders won it in the 85th minute on a goal by Mason Faucett off a perfectly placed pass by Eric Bourdo at the mouth of the goal that Faucett was able to knock in.
Dordt had seven shots on goal to four for Evangel.
Dordt had a 15-10 overall shots advantage.
Seth Lewison had one save in 90 minutes of play.
Dordt is 2-0 while Evangel is 2-2.
COACH STIEMSMA SAID
We possessed the ball very well in the second half. We got major contributions from a lot of people and we had a couple guys seeing their first action. It was a really fun game and a great way to end it by completing the comeback.
Dordt will host Benedictine in on Saturday afternoon at 2:00.