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.
As the wind blew throughout the whole 90 minutes, the shots constantly sailed high for Concordia in their match against Briar Cliff on Wednesday (Oct. 18).
After the Bulldogs grabbed a tie (1-1) on the road against Hastings on Saturday (Oct. 14), they will face the GPAC standing leader, Briar Cliff, on Wednesday (Oct. 18).
Concordia and Hastings played a physical match on Saturday night (Oct. 14) at Lloyd Wilson Field. The Bulldogs earned an early goal through Slade Leicht but conceded a score three minutes later off a rebound on a saved penalty kick in the draw (1-1).
The Bulldogs have the midweek to get healthy before playing the Broncos on Saturday night (Oct. 14). Every point matters as the season starts to come to a close, but No. 20 Concordia could separate themselves with a win in Hastings.
Dre Williams was honored with the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week by the league office on Tuesday (Oct. 10). Williams kicked in both Concordia goals in the 2-1 win at Jamestown on Saturday (Oct. 7).
After making the eight hour drive to Jamestown, they found themselves down(1-0) in the first half but Dre Williams came out after the break, putting two scores on the board including the late game winner.
The two teams fought it out for 90 minutes on Wednesday night (Oct. 4), but neither team could punch a score through against the top two goalies in the conference.
Head coach Jason Weides’ squad has stayed unbeaten through their 11 matches (11-0-1, 4-0-1 GPAC), but Morningside, who resides right behind them in the conference standings, looks to steal one on the road at Bulldog Stadium.
After an even match in the first half, the No. 23 Concordia offense struck shot after shot, only to amass one goal versus Dakota Wesleyan in a tight (1-0) shutout victory.
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.