Big first half leads Sioux Falls past Concordia, 4-1

By on Oct. 2, 2010 in Men's Soccer

Big first half leads Sioux Falls past Concordia, 4-1

The University of Sioux Falls scored three goals in the first half and pulled away for a 4-1 men’s soccer win over Concordia on Saturday evening in Seward.  The Cougars improved to 8-3 overall and 4-1 in conference play with the victory.  Concordia slipped to 4-4-2 overall and 2-2 in conference play with the loss. 

Brice Holiday scored an early goal to put Sioux Falls in front just minutes into the contest.  The goal followed a corner kick by Cody Lutes. 

The Bulldogs tied the game less than four minutes later on a goal by Aaron Skipworth.  Todd May picked up the assist with a tremendous crossing pass on the game-tying goal.  USF responded quickly with a goal less than a minute later.  Conner Shefte scored his seventh goal of the season off an assist by Ivan Campos to put the Cougars back on top by the score of 2-1. 

Cole DeBoer added the final goal of the first half to put the Cougars on top 3-1 heading into halftime.  Tervor Holzmer put home the final goal of the game late in the second half for the final score of 4-1.

The game featured 33 combined fouls, five yellow cards and one red card.  Concordia held a 13-11 advantage in shots on the night.  Adam Wemhoff made four saves in net for the Cougars.  Blake Studer made one save for Concordia on the evening. 

Concordia hosts Nebraska Wesleyan on October 5.  The game is scheduled for 7 pm at Bulldog Stadium.