The Red Raiders improved their GPAC record to 5-4-1 with a 4-1 win over Briar Cliff on Wednesday, Oct. 20. Freshman Alli Dunkelberger scored two goals to bring her season total to nine, while freshman Kate Fonte scored once to bring her season total to five. Freshman Ann Calsbeek also added a goal.
NW dominated with 20 shots, 15 on goal, and held Briar Cliff to four shots. Dunkelberger had five shots, three on goal, and Jensen added four shots, three on goal. Fonte had three shots, all on goal, and freshman Missy Yorchak and Calsbeek each had two shots on goal.
The Raiders out-shot Midland 12-7 on Saturday, Oct. 16, but lost 2-1 in overtime. Dunkelberger scored the lone Raider goal and led the offense with six shots, two on goal. Freshman Alyssa Duren added two shots.
NW was out-shot by Dordt 15-10 last Wednesday, Oct. 13, but was unable to find the back of the net and lost 1-0. Dunkelberger had seven shots, two on goal. Duren added five shots with two on goal, and Fonte had three shots, one on goal. Freshman Ariel Watts made five saves and allowed one goal.
On Saturday, Oct. 9, the Raiders played 110 minutes of soccer against Nebraska Wesleyan, but neither team was able to score and the game ended in a 0-0 tie. NWU had 23 shots to NW’s 10. Watts made nine saves to earn her fourth shut-out of the season. Sarah Seegar had two shots on goal out of the Raiders’ five.
NW ends its regular season against Hastings College on Saturday at 5 p.m. at Korver Field.