#23 Kansas Wesleyan tops Concordia, 3-1

Kansas Wesleyan picked up a 3-1 women’s soccer win over Concordia University on Tuesday evening.  The Coyotes, ranked 23rd in the latest NAIA Top 25 Poll, improved to 2-0 on the year with the win.  Concordia dropped to 0-3. 

KWU took a 1-0 lead into halftime following a goal in the 17th minute by Kelsey Strang.  The Coyotes grabbed a 2-0 advantage at the 60-minute mark on a goal by Araceli Sanchez, and a goal by Monique Orocio in the 65th minute put Kansas Wesleyan up by the score of 3-0. 

Concordia avoided the shutout with a goal by Rachel Gordon in the 72nd minute.  The offensive struggles continued for the Bulldogs, who totaled just two corner kicks and seven shots on goal in the match.  Kelly Ross (Calgary, Can.) totaled a team-best two shots on goal for the Bulldogs in defeat.  Ariel Harris (Valley Center, Calif.) allowed the three goals and made one save in net for Concordia. 

Amanda Radich made six saves on the night for the Coyotes. 

Concordia will take part in the Midland University Tournament on September 10 and 11.