Women's Soccer At Dakota Wesleyan

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Women's Soccer At Dakota Wesleyan

THE GAME

Dordt heads to Mitchell, S.D. for a mid-week match against Dakota Wesleyan. Game time on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at the Pepsi Soccer Complex is set for 4pm. (Note time change!)

COVERAGE

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DAKOTA WESLEYAN

The Tigers are tied with Doane for eighth place in the current GPAC standings with a 1-2 record, 3-5 overall. They have losses to Hastings and Briar Cliff in league play and earned a 3-2 win against College of Saint Mary last time out. DWU also has a 3-1, non-conference win against Mount Marty.

Clayson Glasgow returns for his eighth season as the head coach of the Tigers. Last year, DWU went 7-5 and tied for fifth in the final GPAC standings, losing to Concordia in the GPAC Quarterfinals. It marked the first time since 2014 the Tigers qualified for postseason play.

DWU was picked seventh among 13 teams in the GPAC preseason poll.

The Tigers are scoring 1.2 goals per game this season, led by Jozy Bardsley, a two-time all-conference pick, with five goals scored. Alondra Partida, an honorable mention all-conference selection in 2020, leads the team with three assists to go with a pair of goals.

Freshmen goalkeepers Hannah Trumbell (1.69 GAA) and Isabella Gregg (2.9 GAA) have shared duties in goal this season.

DORDT

The Defenders are still in search of their first conference win after opening the season with a 5-1 record during non-league play. Dordt is 0-3-1 in the conference but has lost two of the matches by just one goal. 

Avril Baccam continues to lead the team in scoring, ranking among the GPAC's top goal scorers with 10. Jori Bronner ranks second on the team in goals (4) and points (10). Ellie Stuart (3 assists) and Claire Jansen (4 assists) are the top distributors for the Defenders.

Jenna Wright has enjoyed a very strong first season in goal for Dordt, giving up just 1.2 goals per game. The freshman has 43 saves. 

THE SERIES

Dordt holds a 9-5-1 advantage in the all-time series against DWU, dating back to the initial match-up in 2006. The Defenders are just 3-4 in matches played in Mitchell, S.D.

Last year, Dordt earned a 2-0 win against DWU, scoring one goal in each half. Katherine Kooiman netted the first goal (10:23 in 1st half) and Maddie Regnerus scored the insurance goal at the 60th minute. Elianna Van Hulzen made 12 saves and earned the shutout.

GPAC STANDINGS

Briar Cliff (5-0, 7-1)

(RV) Jamestown (4-0, 9-0)

College of Saint Mary (3-1, 5-3-1)

Hastings (2-1, 6-2)

Morningside (2-1, 5-2)

Midland (2-1, 5-4)

Concordia (1-0-2, 4-2-2)

Dakota Wesleyan (1-2, 4-4)

Doane (1-2, 3-5)

Presentation (1-4, 2-5-1)

Dordt (0-3-1, 5-4-1)

Northwestern (0-3-1, 3-6-1)

Mount Marty (0-4, 1-7)

SEPTEMBER 29 SCHEDULE

Dordt @ Dakota Wesleyan

Northwestern @ Mount Marty

Briar Cliff @ Doane

Midland @ Concordia

Morningside @ Hastings