The Martins are real living proof that absence does in fact make the heart grow fonder. The twin sisters reunited at Concordia and have helped maintain the women's soccer program's championship level.
For the third time over the past four seasons, the Concordia women's soccer program has celebrated a GPAC championship. The Bulldogs upended No. 20 Hastings on Wednesday (Oct. 25) to clinch the title outright.
A magical conference ride continues on Wednesday when GPAC favorite Hastings makes a visit to Seward. A win would clinch an outright GPAC regular-season title for the host Bulldogs.
All Concordia women's soccer has done over the past three years is win two GPAC tournaments, appear at two national tournaments and win a total of 45 games. What will the 2017 team do for an encore?
The women’s soccer program has been all about blowing away expectations. The 2016 Bulldogs won the GPAC tournament, sending them to the national tournament for the second time in three years. No longer the party crashers, Concordia is the life of the party.
The 2016 season brought a second GPAC tournament title in three seasons and another trip to the national tournament for Concordia women's soccer. The Bulldogs also equaled a school record for wins in a season.
The opening round of the national tournament will be something of a homecoming for Jeannelle Condame, who is used to playing soccer thousands of miles from home. The Bulldogs will be trekking to Condame's native Florida.
For the first time ever, Concordia women's soccer will host the GPAC tournament championship game. Free T-shirts and free hot dogs will be available for students. Thursday's title tilt kicks off at 7 p.m. CT.
Concordia carries momentum into 2016 coming off a big late-season run that led to another GPAC title game appearance in 2015. The Bulldogs are picked to finish third in the conference.
Three major knee surgeries in roughly 14 months hasn't derailed the soccer career of Michaela Stevens. She's on the comeback trail, looking to earn a key role on the team.