Bulldogs earn first conference win, 2-0 over Nebraska Wesleyan

Concordia University picked up a 2-0 women’s soccer win over Nebraska Wesleyan on Tuesday evening in Seward.  The Bulldogs earned their first conference win of the season and improved to 5-5-1 overall and 1-3-1 in GPAC play with the victory.  Nebraska Wesleyan dropped to 8-4 overall and 3-3 in conference play with the loss. 

Concordia took a 1-0 lead early in the contest.  Jamie Sanchez delivered a pass to Jordan Donohoue who found herself one on one with the goalie.  Donohoue’s shot snuck past Wesleyan goalie Emily Dierks and hit the post.  Donohoue put home the rebound to give the Bulldogs the early advantage.  Donohoue is now tied for the team lead with four goals on the season.   

The score remained the same until the second half.  Molly Humlicek scored her third goal of the season off an assist by Donohoue to push the Bulldog lead to 2-0.  Ariel Harris and the Concordia defense held the lead, and the Bulldogs secured the conference win. 

Concordia held a 20-11 advantage in shots for the game including a 13-5 advantage in shots on goal.  Wesleyan totaled four corner kicks to just one for Concordia.  Harris made five saves to earn the win in goal for the Bulldogs.  Dierks made 11 saves for the Prairie Wolves. 

Concordia hosts Dordt College on October 9.  Game time is scheduled for 1 pm at Bulldog Stadium.