Men's Soccer To Host Bethany Lutheran

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Men's Soccer To Host Bethany Lutheran

Game Time...The Dordt University men's soccer team will host Bethany Lutheran in the Defenders final non-conference match of the regular season. Saturday's match will start at 2:15pm.

Dordt is 0-5-2 this season, losing to Briar Cliff last time out (2-1). Bethany Lutheran has a 1-2 record heading into Saturday.

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

The Rivalry... has been put on hold for the last 16 seasons as the teams have not played since 2004. Dordt is 3-10 all-time against the Vikings and just 1-5 at home, earning a 3-1 win in Sioux Center the last time the teams played.

Scouting Report...

  • Bethany Lutheran Vikings: 
    • 2021 Record - 1-2
      • most recent:
        • lost to Hamline (1-0)
        • lost to Bethel, Minn. (4-0)
    • Head Coach: Derick Lynghom (3rd year)
    • 2020 record: 6-1 (2nd), 7-2 overall
    • NCAA D-III, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference
    • Preseason poll-picked 2nd of 8
    • Starters return: 7
    • 2 all-conference players return
    • 2021 stats:
      • 2.3 goals / game
      • 8 shots on-goal / game
      • 2 goals against / game
      • 6.7 shots against / game
      • Leaders:
        • Max Busch - 3 goals * all-conference
        • Tomas Abreu - 1 goal, 1 assist
        • Mick VanDeKolk - 1 goal
        • Cameron Brookfield - 2 assists, all-conference
        • Nick Lundberg - 2 saves, 1gaa
        • Mason Steffen - 4 saves, 1 gaa *returning starter

Defender Notes...

  • 2021 Record : 0-5-2
    • last time out...
    • lost to Briar Cliff 2-1
  • Head Coach: Ryan Gresse (3rd year)
  • 2021 stats:
    • 1.5 goals / game
    • 6.8 shots on-goal / game
    • 2.8 goals against / game
    • 10 shots on-goal / game
  • Leaders:
    • Blake Hansen - 7 goals (T11th in NAIA), 1 assist
    • Phil Appelt - 2 goals, 1 assist
    • Santiago Carvajal - 3 assists
    • Ethan Knott - 1 goal
    • Brandon Hansen - 0-3-2 record, 39 saves, 2.6 goals against / average