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.
The Concordia University men’s soccer team completed an improbable conference tournament run by slaying an elusive GPAC dragon on Thursday night. For the first time in program history, the Bulldogs raised the GPAC championship trophy by way of a 1-0 victory on the home field of top-seeded and 19th-ranked Hastings.
Concordia men’s soccer carries motivation from an agonizing 2014 season-ending defeat into a new year. After falling 2-1 in overtime to perennial power Hastings in the GPAC semifinal game, the Bulldogs have set their sights on taking another step.