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By Maddy Peters, Sports Editor

If you missed Concordia University Nebraska Sports this week, here is what happened.

The Concordia women’s basketball team on March 5 lost 79-71 to Dordt in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championship. The Bulldogs are not done yet, however, as they qualified for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics national tournament and have been chosen to host the first/second rounds.

Junior Kendal Brigham was the top scorer with 21 points. Fellow junior Abby Krieser was quite close with 19 points. Juniors Taysha Rushton and Sadie Powell had 10 points each to fill out the double digit scorers. Brigham and Powell tied for most rebounds with six apiece, and Brigham led the team in assists with three.

The Concordia baseball team continued its stint in Florida with the RussMatt Invitational in Auburndale. The team faced the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Cougars and the Valley City State University Vikings on March 4 winning both games 4-3 and 10-1, respectively. The team is now 12-4 and is in Lake Wales today for the Warner Invite.

The Concordia softball team won 3 of 4 games by shutouts in the beginning stages of the Tucson Invite in Arizona. They beat the Dickinson State University Bluehawks 7-0, the Tabor College Bluejays 8-0 and the Graceland University Yellowjackets 3-0, while losing 6-1 to the Madonna University Crusaders. The team continues the Tucson Invite through tomorrow.

The men’s golf team began the spring portion of their season withe Minnesota State  at the Mankato Maverick Desert Classic in Goodyear, Ariz. from March 4-5. The team placed ninth with a combined score of 313-304-617. Junior Justin Webert cracked the top 10 of the pack, tying with four other golfers for a 1 above par final score. Senior Drew D’Ercole was 3 above par, placing him at 15th. The team next travels to Maryville, Missouri, for the Graceland Spring Invite.

The women’s tennis team faced the Mount Marty University Lancers on March 5 netting a clean 7-0 win for the first GPAC match of the season. The team is now 6-4 overall and 1-0 in the GPAC. They next face Midland University on March 16 in Fremont. Sophomores Mariana Molano and Alana Lopez Pagan, junior Brooke Hosick and freshman Alexa Richert won their singles matches while the rest were won by forfeit.

The men’s tennis team did not fare as well against Mount Marty, losing 5-2. The Lancers swept the doubles point, a bad omen for the singles, but was able to only to eke out four of them. Sophomores Hugo Fuentes and Santiago Abadia were the lone winners of the day with Fuentes taking his singles match to a third tie-breaking set.

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