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Soccer Hosts Ottawa Saturday

Posted: September 6th, 2019
Tags: Athletics, Men's Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Women's Athletics, Soccer


The Defender soccer teams will host Ottawa in women’s and men’s soccer on Saturday, September 7 starting at 1:00. Online video for the contest will be available at . Results will be available at  and at


The Ottawa women are 0-3 this season with losses to Baker, Columbia and Morningside. The Braves have been outshot on goal 19-5 and Serena Douma and Anne Bartlett Leigh each have a goal scored.  Nicole Tallent has 16 saves in goal in 270 minutes played.

The Ottawa men are 0-3 this season with losses to Waldorf, Graceland and Morningside.  The Braves have been outscored 9-2 and Scott Cain and Hector Rojas each have a goal this season. Isaac Gwinn has been in goal for 270 minutes and has faced 24 shots with 15 saves. Ottawa has been outshot on goal 25-4 so far this season.


The Defender women are 1-3 this season after a 5-1 win over Buena Vista on Wednesday in Sioux Center. Dordt’s been outshot on goal 29-27 through four games and the Defenders have scores seven goals.  DeLynne Zevenbergen and Karlee Kuyvenhoven have both played 180 minutes in goal this season with Zevenbergen making six saves and allowing 1.5 goals per-90 minutes played. Kuyvenhoven has nine saves and has a 5.0 goals allowed per-90 average.  Maddie Regnerus has two goals scored this season and five other players have one goal each. Alaina Van Zalen and Claire Jansen each have two assists.

The Defender men are 1-1-1 after a 2-2 double overtime tie with Buena Vista. Dordt’s allowed seven goals and scored seven this season while opponents have a 27-16 shots on goal advantage through three games.  Seth Lewison has played 290 minutes in goal and has 17 saves and a 2.17 goals allowed per-90 minutes played average. Patrick Munsey has three goals and four other players have one goal each.


The Defender women beat Buena Vista 5-1 with a 17-2 shots on goal advantage.  Regnerus scored two goals for the Defenders and Katherine Kooiman and Emily Kooiman each scored as well. Claire Jansen got credit for a goal scored and an assist and Zevenbergen was in goal for the Defenders and made one save.

The Ottawa women lost to Morningside 2-1 on Thursday and got outshot on goal 6-2.  Bartlett had a goal and Tallent played 90 minutes in goal with four saves.

The Dordt men tied Buena Vista 2-2 after 110 minutes on Tuesday with Patrick Munsey and Garrett Vander Zee each scoring a goal. Seth Lewison made seven saves in goal as the Defenders were outshot on goal 9-5. Dordt had a 1-0 lead before Buena Vista scored in the 65th and 67th minutes. Munsey’s goal tied it in the 74th minute.

Ottawa lost to Morningside on September 5 in Sioux City after allowing four goals in the first half. Hector Rojas scored Morningside’s goal in the 89th minute and Gwinn made six saves in goal and face 11 shots on goal and 24 shots total.


The Dordt women lost last year in Ottawa by a 4-1 count while forging a 14-4 shots on goal advantage. Zevenbergen had 10 saves in goal and Alaina Van Zalen scored Dordt’s goal in the 60th minute to make it 3-1 at the time.

Ottawa was a 3-2 winner over Dordt on August 25 last year in Ottawa. Garrett Goodson had a goal for Dordt and the other was an own goal by Ottawa.  The Braves got two goals from Lewis Verdouw and another by Jose Alberto Garcia.  Dordt was outshot on goal 6-5 and Bryce Lindquist played 90 minutes in goal for the Defenders and made three saves.


Dordt will got on the road to Presentation on September 11 in the Defenders’ first GPAC competition of the year.  The trip to Aberdeen, South Dakota is the first of four consecutive road swings for the Defenders.

GPAC (September 5)


Mount Marty                1-0/1-0

Hastings                   0-0/1-1

Concordia                  0-0/0-4

Midland                    0-0/1-1-1

Briar Cliff                0-0/2-2

Morningside                0-0/1-4

Jamestown                  0-0/1-2

Dordt                      0-0/1-3

Northwestern               0-0/1-1-1

Dakota Wesleyan            0-0/2-1

College of Saint Mary      0-0/1-2

Doane                      0-0/1-1

Presentation               0-1/0-3


Mount Marty                1-0/1-1

Hastings                   0-0/3-0

Morningside                0-0/4-1

Briar Cliff                0-0/1-1-1

Midland                    0-0/2-2

Northwestern               0-0/1-2

Jamestown                  0-0/1-1

Concordia                  0-0/2-0

Doane                      0-0/0-4

Dordt                      0-0/1-1-1

Dakota Wesleyan            0-0/0-2-1

Presentation               0-1/0-2