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.
Coming off a second-straight appearance in the GPAC championship game, Concordia men's soccer got back to the turf this spring and turned in impressive results. The Bulldogs are a seasoned bunch heading into the fall.
Piggybacking upon its 2015 GPAC title, the 2016 Bulldogs made a return trip to the conference finals. Head coach Jason Weides' program has proved it has staying power as one of the conference's best.
Five games. One goal allowed. The results have been impressive for Concordia's remade backline that takes from many different nations.
For the first time in program history, Concordia men’s soccer enters a season as the defending GPAC tournament champions. The Bulldogs were picked fourth in the league's preseason poll.
Following its GPAC tournament championship run this past fall, Concordia returned to exhibition action this spring with a new-look team.
What do seniors like Mark Campbell do in the second semester after finishing their collegiate career in the first? Well, Campbell still gets the chills when he re-watches the 2015 GPAC title game.
If ever there was a first family of Concordia soccer, the Soenksens would be it. As Linda Soenksen says jokingly, "If you don’t like soccer we’re going to have to kick you out of the herd."
The 2015 Concordia men's soccer team provided a season's worth of memories during a 10-day span in November that saw the Bulldogs knock off the GPAC's top three seeds (all on the road) to claim the conference tournament title.
Raw emotions poured out all over Lloyd Wilson Field, engulfing a stadium that has made a habit of stamping out national tournament dreams for GPAC opposition.