Women's Soccer Hosts College of Saint Mary

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Women's Soccer Hosts College of Saint Mary

Game Time...The Dordt University women's soccer team will host College of Saint Mary this weekend, Sept. 18, at the Defenders Soccer Complex. Game time is set for noon.

The Defenders will be playing their first home match in 14 days and enter Saturday's tilt with an 0-1 GPAC record, 5-2 overall. College of Saint Mary is 0-1 in the conference, 3-2-1 overall.

Follow the match at the following link: Watch | Live Stats

The Rivalry... This weekend's match will be the 19th all-time in the rivalry between Dordt and College of Saint Mary. The teams have played at least once per season since 2013 (8 years) and also from the 1999-2009 seasons. 

Dordt owns a 5-12-1 record in the all-time series but is 3-1-1 in its last five matches against the Flames. Last fall, the teams played to a 2-2 tie.

Scouting Report...

  • College of Saint Mary Flames: 
    • 2021 Record - 1-0 (GPAC), 3-2-1 overall
      • most recently..
        • lost to Grand View 2-1
        • def. Northwestern 3-2
    • Head Coach: Jordan Irsik (4th season)
    • 2020 record: 3-6-2 (10th), 3-7-2 overall
    • Preseason Poll: picked 10th
    • Starters return: 7
    • 2021 stats:
      • 2.3 goals / game
      • 9 shots on goal / game
      • 2.4 goals against / game
      • 7 shots on goal vs / game
      • Leaders:
        • Abbey Wilson - 5 goals, 1 assist *returning starter
        • Sarah Murphy - 2 goals, 2 assists *returning starter
        • Paige Hendrix - 2 goals, 1 assist
        • Gabby Felker - 14 saves, 3.2 goals vs / game *returning starter
        • Alivia Schade - 12 saves, 1.2 goals vs / game

Defender Notes...

  • 2021 Record : 0-1 (GPAC) 5-2 overall
    • best start since 2015
    • most recent:
    • lost to Briar Cliff (3-2)
    • def. Bellevue (3-0)
  • Head Coach: Alex Durbin (2nd year)
  • 2021 stats:
    • 2.9 goals / game
    • 8 shots on-goal / game
    • 1.3 goals against / game
    • 5.6 shots on-goal / game
  • Leaders:
    • Avril Baccam - 9 goals, 1 assist (T2nd in NAIA)
    • Jori Bronner - 4 goals, 2 assists
    • Katherine Kooiman - 3 goals, 1 assist
    • Claire Jansen - 1 goal, 4 assists
    • Jenna Wright - 5-1 record, 22 saves, 1 goals against / average
  • Baccam was named the GPAC Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 14)
  • Wright was named GPAC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept.7)