Men's Soccer Hosts Non-Conference Test Saturday

Men's Soccer Hosts Non-Conference Test Saturday

GAMETIME…

The Defender men’s soccer team hosts Northwestern (Minnesota) on September 26 starting at 3:00.  The game can be watched on  https://livestream.com/dordtwebcast/soccer . Results will be available at www.dordt.edu/athletics  and at https://twitter.com/dordtdefenders.

VISITOR’S GUIDE…

Spectator Guidelines

THE FOE…

The Northwestern Eagles are 1-2 this season and have been outscored 12-6.  The Eagles have losses to Clarke and Viterbo to open the season and beat Maranatha Baptist on September 17.

Cole Alfrey and Jonathan-Thomas Olsen each have two goals to lead Northwestern. Austin Gunkel and Aidan Lynch have played 175 and 80 minutes respectively in goal with Gunkel making seven saves and he’s been charged with 12 goals allowed in the two losses this season.  

THE DEFENDERS…

The Defenders are 0-4 this season after dropping a 4-1 decision to Concordia on Wednesday, September 23.  The Defenders are 0-2 in league play. This is a non-conference game.

Quintin Olson has two goals this season to lead the Defenders. Brandon Hansen has played 286 minutes in goal with six goals allowed and a 1.89 goals allowed average and he also has 25 saves.

RECENTLY…

Concordia beat Dordt 4-1 on Wednesday night with Quintin Olson getting Dordt on the board in the 88th minute.  The game was 1-0 at halftime with Concordia getting three goals from the 60th to the 74th minute to take a 4-0 lead. Brandon Hansen had six saves in goal for Dordt.

Cole Alfrey had two goals as Northwestern shutout Maranatha Baptist on September 17. Northwestern had a 43-2 shots advantage and 19-1 shots on goal advantage.

THE SERIES…

This is the first meeting between Dordt and Northwestern since 2003 and Dordt leads the series 11-2-2

WHAT’S AHEAD…

Dordt will host Northwestern (Minnesota) on Saturday at 3:00 before hosting Dakota Wesleyan at 7:15 on Wednesday, September 30.

GPAC…

Briar Cliff 2-0/3-0

Hastings 2-0/2-0

Midland 1-0/1-0

Presentation 0-0/0-0

Morningside 0-0/1-0

Concordia 1-0/3-1

Doane 0-0/0-0

Dordt 0-2/0-4

Northwestern 0-1/2-1

Jamestown 0-1/0-1

Dakota Wesleyan 0-1/1-2

Mount Marty 0-1/0-1

 

GPAC GAMES

September 16

Briar Cliff def. Dordt 1-0

 

September 17

Midland def. Jamestown 3-2

 

September 19

Hastings @ Dakota Wesleyan 2-1

Briar Cliff def. Northwestern 5-2

 

September 21

Hastings def. Mount Marty 3-0

 

September 23

Concordia def. Dordt 4-1

 

September 24

Presentation @ Doane

Jamestown @ Hastings

 

September 26

Northwestern @ Concordia

Jamestown @ Doane

Mount Marty @ Briar Cliff

Presentation @ Hastings

 

September 30

Doane @ Briar Cliff

Dakota Wesleyan @ Dordt

Mount Marty @ Northwestern

Concordia @ Midland

Hastings @ Morningside