by Jacy Johnston
The Concordia women’s soccer team suffered a home defeat on Oct. 12 against GPAC opponent Midland University with a final score of 3-1.
Senior goalie Chrissy Lind saved five of 11 shots in the first 30 minutes of the game. During this time, the Bulldogs tallied three shots against the Midland Warriors. With two minutes left in the first half, Midland scored the only first-half goal for either team to make a score of 1-0 going into the break.
After three shots to open the second half, Midland capitalized on three Concordia fouls to score another goal in the 61st minute. The goal was off of the rebound shot. Midland tallied another goal 77 minutes into the game. Concordia responded with a goal from freshman Rebekah Freeman with 80:53 on the clock. Junior Esther Soenksen gave Freeman the assist. Time expired with a final score of 3-1 in favor of Midland.
The Warriors outshot the Bulldogs 14-3 in the first half and 21-7 overall. Lind had eight saves on the game.
Concordia now stands at 7-5 on the year and 2-3 in the GPAC conference standings. Concordia’s season continues at 1 p.m. on Oct. 15 at Dordt College in Sioux City, Iowa.