Nine Bulldogs from the Concordia Men’s Soccer program were honored with 2023 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete recognition. The list includes four repeat award winners and five first-time honorees.
The sting of tripping up in the GPAC quarterfinals and missing the national tournament lingers, but the 2023 Bulldogs set new standards in many ways. They enjoyed an undefeated regular season and reached as high as No. 18 in the NAIA coaches' poll.
Matt Schultz represented the Concordia Men's Soccer program with 2023 Academic All-District accolades. The honor is awarded by College Sports Communicators and recognizes excellence in academics and athletics.
The 2023 NAIA men’s soccer selection show aired at 1 p.m. CT on Monday (Nov. 13) and revealed the Concordia men’s soccer team fell short of being chosen for an at-large national tournament bid.
Eight Bulldogs from Concordia Men's Soccer earned all-conference awards, as announced on Monday (Nov. 13). First team accolades went to Ferdi Hagen, Carter Hinman and Matt Schultz.
The 2023 GPAC men’s soccer tournament kicked off on Wednesday night (Nov. 1), as No. 3 seeded Concordia hosted No. 6 seeded Dordt.
The defending GPAC tournament champions collected their right to host a conference quarterfinal match for the second year in a row. The third-seeded unbeaten Concordia University Men’s Soccer team sets their sights on sixth-seeded Dordt for Wednesday’s bout beginning at 7 p.m. CT.
The 2023 men’s soccer team finished unbeaten with a 13-0-4 overall record and 7-0-4 in the conference. They are the first team to complete such a massive feat in the program’s 53-year history (1970).
The Bulldogs only have one match left on the regular season schedule as the team takes on Doane for the Wednesday bout (Oct. 25). Concordia will look to go unbeaten in the regular season for the first time in program history.
Senior day was celebrated on Saturday (Oct. 21), as Concordia hosted Waldorf for their final regular season home match at Bulldog Stadium. Iker Casanova, Braden Spath, Michael Lindberg and Ryan Wokutch were the four seniors honored.
The 2021 campaign will be remembered as one that featured a series of close calls. The Bulldogs finished the season at 7-8-3 overall with each of their final seven defeats (including GPAC quarterfinals) coming by one-goal margins.
Plenty of familiar faces have returned to campus this preseason for a Concordia Men's Soccer team with the confidence to compete with anybody. Four All-GPAC performers are back.
It’s fair to say that David Moreno is a veteran of the NAIA soccer scene. The native of Cali, Colombia, will reside on an NAIA roster for the sixth season as he looks forward to 2021.
While up against perhaps the program's most challenging schedule ever, the 2020-21 Bulldogs again reached the 10-win mark. The season concluded in the GPAC quarterfinals.
João Pedro Veríssimo can smile now as he reflects on the journey from Nova Mutum, Brazil, to Seward, Nebraska. The relationships formed have made it worth it for Concordia's captain.
One of the nation's most consistent men's soccer programs has returned to practice this August. Coach Jason Weides' Bulldogs are aiming to make amends for how 2019 ended.
The outcome seemed to be something of a foregone conclusion - Concordia vs. a program it hadn't beaten since 1998. Except something wild happened and the Bulldogs celebrated a title.
Head coach Jason Weides likens this to situation to simply having an extended period of summer. The onus is on the players to get better individually as they prepare for the 2020 season.
While the Bulldogs came up shy of their aim to win a GPAC title, they put 10 wins on the board and set the program up for potential future success. Many key performers will return in 2020.
A member of a GPAC tournament championship team, Toby Down recently experienced another high. His Tai Po FC professional team celebrated a Hong Kong Premier League title this May.