Named the protector of Concordia men’s soccer goal the past two matches, Gabriel Mendoza was honored as the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league on Tuesday (Sept. 12).
Five different Bulldogs notched at least one goal as the home team rolled to a 7-0 win over McPherson College (Kan.) on Saturday (Sept. 9). Concordia owned the shot count, 41-2, and got two goals from Okan Erkocu.
The Concordia men’s soccer team stepped on the field to face Bellevue University at a windy Papillion Landing as people lined the sideline with blankets and coats because of a fast temperature drop throughout the game.
The Bulldogs will travel for the first time to Bellevue University (Sept. 5), while returning home for a clash with McPherson College (Kan.) on Saturday (Sept. 9).
After having conceded two early goals in their first two matches, the Bulldogs locked down the Bluejays' attacking third claiming their first shutout Saturday night (Sept. 2).
Concordia let an early nightmare goal slip through against York University for the second game in a row, but once again the Bulldogs stayed unphased rattling off three unanswered.
With the first notch in their 2023 belt, Concordia will open the current week hosting two KCAC opponents starting with York University and Tabor College (Kan.).
With Graceland University (Iowa) down a man in the second half, the Bulldogs capitalized on a penalty kick by the foot of Victor Meneses (59’) kicking in a game winner on Saturday (Aug. 26).
The Concordia men’s soccer team’s quest to “go further” starts this Saturday (Aug. 26) as the defending GPAC Tournament Champion Bulldogs start with a standoff against Graceland University (Iowa).
For its exceptional work in the classroom, the Concordia Men’s Soccer program has garnered the 2022-23 College Team Academic Award from the United Soccer Coaches. Eight Bulldogs had earned Scholar-Athlete honors this past season.
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.