The Concordia University Soccer program will begin its season by receiving votes (RV) in the 2023 NAIA preseason poll. The league office announced the Bulldogs received 27 votes on Wednesday (Aug. 16) which eclipses their highest total in the 2022 season with 11 on Oct. 26.
If there’s a simple catchphrase that would accurately describe the mantra for Concordia Men’s Soccer it would undoubtedly be: “go further.” The defending GPAC tournament champs hope to expand upon the successes of 2022.
Following the 2022 season as GPAC Tournament Champions, Concordia University moved up three spots ahead of last year's preseason rankings to No. 2 overall in the 2023 GPAC Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll as announced by the league office Thursday (Aug. 10).
The 2022 season recap booklet commemorates the 2022 GPAC championship season for Concordia Men's Soccer with photos, recaps and features from the season of glory that finished with Coach Weides' team appearing at the national tournament.
The oldest collegiate men's soccer program in the state of Nebraska dates back to its first varsity season in 1972. Check out the newly updated record book that chronicles Concordia Men's Soccer, which has been led by eight head coaches.
The aim in 2023 is to "go further." The Bulldogs spent the spring semester focused on maintaining the mental edge that allowed them to become champions in 2022. The spring hinted that more thrilling moments could lie ahead this fall.
The defending GPAC tournament champions will open a new season in late August. Coach Jason Weides' program is slated to kickoff off the 2023 campaign versus Graceland University. The Bulldogs went 15-3-3 overall last fall.
Some day they will no longer be teammates or collegiate soccer players, but that day can wait. Fellow Lincoln Southwest HS alums Matt Schultz and Isaiah Shaddick are back to recapture the magic the Bulldogs enjoyed in 2022.
More awards rolled in on Thursday (Dec. 24) as nine Bulldogs from the GPAC tournament champions were recognized as All-Midlands Team honorees by the Omaha World-Herald. Three Concordia players were placed on the primary 11-man team.
For his efforts in leading the Bulldogs to a GPAC tournament title, the record-breaking Carlos Orquiz has been named to the NAIA Men’s Soccer All-Central Region team by the United Soccer Coaches.
With two senior captains having graduated, the Bulldogs are in the process of filling a leadership void. That was part of the focus this spring as head coach Jason Weides prepared his program for the 2019 season.
It was an entertaining season to be sure. Seven games went to overtime (12 total overtime periods) in a campaign that once again proved Concordia capable of competing with the best.
After letting go of a career in graphic design, Jason Weides has taken the Concordia men's soccer program to places it has never been before. Now in his 11th season, Weides has reached the 100-win mark.
On the brink of 100 career wins, Jason Weides begins his 11th season as head coach of a men's soccer program that has been a model of consistency. Stars such as Jack Bennett and Carlos Ferrer are back in the fold.
Five members of the standard setting 2017 Concordia men's soccer team spent the summer tearing it up with the Bugeaters FC, a newly formed United Premier Soccer League squad in Lincoln.
The spring season has been given head men's soccer coach Jason Weides a chance to see how his team will adapt without an accomplished senior class. Carlos Ferrer looks to be on the brink of a breakout.
Due to a multitude of factors, Concordia men’s soccer continues to climb. Summed up by Lehenbauer, the prospect of competing for championships, “over time, became an expectation instead of a hope.”
An unforgettable senior class spurred the Concordia men's soccer team on to an unforgettable 2017 season that saw the Bulldogs shatter the program wins record. Concordia also reached the GPAC final.
Already owners of school records for overall wins and conference wins in a single season, the 2017 Bulldogs want more. An upset of No. 8 Hastings on Wednesday would give them at least a share of the GPAC regular-season title.
Lewis Rathbone is a soaking up a senior year that is off to a rip roaring start. The Manchester, England, native is one of the nation's leading goal scorers for one of the nation's last remaining unbeaten teams.