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Men's Soccer At Buena Vista

Posted: September 10th, 2021
Tags: Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Men's Athletics, Soccer

Game Time...Dordt University makes the short trip east to play Buena Vista in a non-conference match on Saturday, Sept. 11. Play will begin at 1pm on J.Leslie Rollins Stadium and Peterson Field in Storm Lake, Iowa.

The Defenders own an 0-3-2 record heading into the weekend; Buena Vista is 0-2 this season.

Follow the match at the following link: Watch | Live Stats

The Rivalry... Saturday's match will be the 10th all-time in the rivalry between Dordt and BVU. The Defenders lead the all-time series 7-1-1 and the teams last played in 2019 resulting in a 2-2, double overtime tie.

Scouting Report...

  • Buena Vista Beavers: 
    • 2021 Record - 0-2
      • lost to Mount Marty (2-0)
      • lost to North Central (3-2, 2 OT)
    • Head Coach: Ross Minick (3rd season)
      • 1-22-3 record
    • 2020 record: 0-8
    • 2019 record: 1-14-3
    • Conference: NCAA D-III, American River
      • preseason poll: picked 8th of 9 teams
    • Starters return: 10
    • 2021 stats:
      • 1 goals / game
      • 4.5 shots / game
      • 2.5 goals against / game
      • 16 shots against / game
      • Leaders:
        • Braedan Evans- 1 goal, returning starter
        • Zachary Tretler - 1 goal; returning starter
        • Isaiah Thomas - 2.5 goals against, 10 saves; returning starter

Defender Notes...

  • 2021 Record : 0-3-1
    • last time out...
    • tied Nebraska Wesleyan 1-1
  • Head Coach: Ryan Gresse (3rd year)
  • 2021 stats:
    • 1.3 goals / game
    • 7 shots on-goal / game
    • 2.8 goals against / game
    • 9.6 shots on-goal / game
  • Leaders:
    • Blake Hansen - 5 goals, 1 assist
    • Phil Appelt - 1 goal, 1 assist
    • Ethan Knott - 1 goal
    • Brandon Hansen - 0-1-2 record, 25 saves, 2.3 goals against / average