The Concordia Women’s Soccer program isn’t going anywhere. That’s a message the 2023 Bulldogs delivered loud and clear while following the lead of the likes of Grace Soenksen and Kierstynn Garner. Concordia exceeded outside expectations.
A group of 11 Bulldogs from the Concordia Women’s Soccer program landed on the 2023 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete honor roll. The list includes six repeat award winners.
For their work in the classroom and on the playing field, standouts Savannah Andrews, Hannah Kile, Niah Kirchner and Grace Soenksen have been named Academic All-District honorees by College Sports Communicators.
Ninety-two career games played and four First Team All-GPAC awards to her credit, Grace Soenksen can humbly say that she left a legacy that will stand the test of time. Said Head Coach Nick Smith, "She’s going to go down as a legend."
The All-GPAC haul for Concordia Women's Soccer included five first teamers and GPAC Defensive Player of the Year honors for Grace Soenksen. The five first team selections equals a program record. Eight total Bulldogs were honored.
The two-seeded Bulldogs hosted the three-seeded Warriors on Tuesday night (Nov. 7) for the chance to go to the finals in the GPAC tournament for the first time since 2020.
The two-seeded Dawgs advanced to the GPAC semifinals with a 2-1 win over seventh-seeded Jimmies, besting them twice this season, in their final year of the conference. With all the highest seeds advancing, CUNE shifts their eyes to third-seeded Midland, with a chance to snap their regular season (1-1) tie from their bout in late September.
Earning a No. 2 seed the Bulldogs aligned their path with seventh-seeded Jamestown for their quarterfinal clash. Raining down 18 total shots, Concordia scored two in the first half and held on for their first conference tournament victory (2-1) since winning the postseason tournament in 2020.
After a regular season that achieved more than the outside noise, the Concordia University Women’s Soccer team earned second place. The program will appear in the GPAC tournament for the 15th straight year while preparing to clash against seventh-seeded Jamestown in Bulldog Stadium.
Concordia Women's Soccer entered the night with hopes of winning the GPAC regular season title. The Bulldogs took care of their business with a 4-0 win at Doane while finishing in second place in the 2023 regular season.
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.
The spring showcased a deep and talented roster for head coach Greg Henson's squad. The Bulldogs have laid the groundwork for another successful campaign in 2016.
On paper, the 2015 season looked like somewhat of a rebuilding year for Concordia University women’s soccer following a GPAC tournament championship season in 2014. The Bulldogs had graduated a pair of first team all-conference choices and a second team all-league selection after the program had earned its first-ever national tournament bid.