Dordt def. Midland 1-0
HOW IT HAPPENED
In a competitive matchup, the Defender women earned their fourth win of the season. The game was scoreless until, 22 minutes in, Alaina Van Zalen entered into the scoring column and gave Dordt a 1-0 advantage. It was one of her four shot attempts in the game, and came alongside 7 first half shot attempts for the Defenders. Shots were evenly distributed in the first half, with 7 on both sides.
Midland held control of the ball for a majority of the second half, but Dordt's defense was able to maintain their early lead. With about 10 minutes remaining in regulation, the Warriors had a shot go off the crossbar, but were unable to even up the score, securing the victory for the Defenders.
Alaina Van Zalen scored her 6th goal of the season
Elianna Van Hulzen finished with 5 saves
Dordt led in shots on goal, 7-5
COACH DURBIN SAID
"Those are three huge away points against a very talented Midland team. Our women fought hard for a solid 90 minutes. We didn't let up for one minute and that was the difference tonight."
The Defenders will play Jamestown on Saturday, October 17 at 2:15 pm. The game will be held at the Dordt Soccer Complex.