HOW IT HAPPENED
The Dordt University women's soccer team upped their win streak to three after beating GPAC opponent Presentation 2-0 on Tuesday. The Defenders came into the match with a record of 2-3 after defeating Ottawa 4-2 on Saturday.
Neither team could break the deadlock in the first half despite numerous chances. DeLynne Zevenbergen had two saves in the first half to keep Dordt tied.
The first goal came in the 72nd minute from freshman Claire Jansen. She finished off an Emily Kooiman assist to give Dordt the lead. Fellow freshman Katherine Kooiman scored in the 75th minute to give Dordt the 2-0 lead.
The Defenders were able to hold the Saints at bay over the final 15 minutes to secure a win in their first conference match.
DeLynne Zevenbergen finished with three saves.
Dordt outshot Presentation 13-7 in the victory.
It was Dordt's first road victory of the year.
Kristina Nelson had six saves in the loss.
COACH MCMILLAN SAID
"Presentation gave us a good battle today. We started slow, but finished our chances late. It's hard to go on the road in the middle of the week, but a win and a shutout is something to be pleased about."
Dordt will play a non-conference game on Saturday against York at 1:00 p.m. in York, NE.