Johnson and Wales defeats Dordt 4-3
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt College women’s soccer team surrendered a late goal an dlost a 4-3 decision to Johnson and Wales on Saturday afternoon in Aurora, Colorado.
The Defenders allowed the first three goals of the game in the 9th, 14th and 28th minutes before Rachel Zuidema scored on a header in the 37th minute off an assist by Rachel Roerig. The score remained 3-1 until the 62nd minute when Natalie Sakuma found the net on a penalty kick to draw Dordt to within 3-2.
Tori Mann then tied the game off a free kick in the 80th minute from 25 yards out to even the score at 3-3.
The Defenders had three shots on goal over the next four minutes before Natasha Martin scored the game winner for the hosts off an assist by Katelyn Peters.
Dordt had a 9-6 shots on goal advantage and a 14-9 overall shots edge.
Karlee Kuyvenhoven had two saves for the Defenders who are now 3-2.
Sakuma’s and Mann’s goals were the third of the season for each.
Dordt will tavel to Jamestown, North Dakota to face the Jimmies on September 17.