This one’s for real. Nine days after reporting back to campus for preseason camp, the Concordia University volleyball team will serve up the first Bulldog athletic contest of the 2017-18 academic year.
Already owner of a degree in sport management, Marcelo Hernandez decided to return for another year as a member of the men's soccer program. A big season for Hernandez could mean a big season for the Bulldogs.
Three league coaches placed Concordia women's soccer at No. 1 in the GPAC poll. With 84 points, the Bulldogs slotted in at No. 3 overall in the preseason ranking. The Bulldogs won the GPAC tournament title in 2016.
After back-to-back appearances in the GPAC finals, Concordia men's soccer finds itself at No. 3 in the coaches' preseason conference rankings. The Bulldogs return the bulk of their starters from the 2016 team.
Hoping for a climb back up the league standings, Concordia volleyball has been picked by GPAC coaches to finish seventh in the conference. The Bulldogs went 6-10 in GPAC action in 2016.
According to Coach Grant Schmidt, the 1991-92 men's basketball team "created an environment at Concordia that we had never seen before." The Bulldogs surprised many by storming to the national semifinals.
It's a new era for Concordia football. The program welcomed Patrick Daberkow as its 10th head coach in school history. The Bulldogs enter 2017 ranked just outside the top 25 in the NAIA's official coaches' poll.
The 2017 Concordia men's soccer roster features an abundance of both seniors and freshmen. With most key players back in place, the Bulldogs expect to again challenge the powers at the top of the conference.
All Concordia women's soccer has done over the past three years is win two GPAC tournaments, appear at two national tournaments and win a total of 45 games. What will the 2017 team do for an encore?
The Concordia football program received mention in a pair of national polls released on Monday (Aug. 7). College Football America awarded the Bulldogs with a No. 23 preseason NAIA national ranking.
A retooled Concordia volleyball program has hopes of a bounce back 2017 season. The Bulldogs will have a completely new identity after graduating a bevy of four-year starters. Head coach Scott Mattera enters his sixth year at Concordia.
Patrick Daberkow experienced his first GPAC Football Media Day as head coach at the 18th annual event held in South Sioux City, Neb., on Thursday (Aug. 3). The Bulldogs were picked fifth in the GPAC by league coaches.
The Concordia volleyball program has collected the AVCA Team Academic Award once again. The Bulldogs have received the honor every year during head coach Scott Mattera's tenure.
Stephanie Tietjen (maiden name Beberniss) blazed a trail for female pole vaulters at Concordia. She was utterly dominant in 2003, winning national and GPAC titles in both the indoor and outdoor pole vault.
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