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by Jacy Johnston


Concordia women’s soccer had a good day on Saturday, Oct. 15 in Sioux Center, Iowa, and defeated the Dordt College Defenders 4-0.

The first quarter started well with the Bulldogs making a surge of goals after the 15 minute mark. With 16:59 on the clock, freshman midfielder Sami Birmingham netted the first goal of the match.

Three minutes later, junior forward Esther Soenksen assisted freshman forward Rachael Bolin to make the game 2-0 in favor of Concordia. Right under the 26 minute mark, Bolin scored again to make the score 3-0. The Bulldogs maintained their lead into halftime.

The second half continued the momentum for Concordia, who outshot the Defenders 21-9 on the game and during both halves. Junior defender Jeannelle Condame scored the lone second half goal for the Bulldogs with 30 minutes to go in the game.

Senior goalkeeper Chrissy Lind started and completed the game with five saves for the Bulldogs, who move to a 8-5-1 record on the year and now stand at .500 (3-3) in the GPAC conference. Concordia will play on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Bulldog Stadium against the College of Saint Mary Flames.

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