Northwestern (7-6-2. 4-2-1) and Dordt (0-14, 0-6) battle today in a GPAC showdown between Sioux County rivals. Northwestern hasn't given up a goal in four matches and hasn't lost in their last five matches. The Red Raiders are currently tied for fourth in the GPAC standings.
Alissa Christoffer leads the offense with eight points, all on her team best four goals. Tyler Farr, Alyssa Duren, and Jo Jensen each have seven points this season and are tied for second. Duren and Jahdai Dunk each have scored three times while both Jensen and Farr have two goals and three assists. Northwestern has been out-shot 240-205 this season but have out scored their opponents 20-17.
Ariel Watts and the defense has four consecutive shut-outs heading into today's match. Watts has made 106 saves and allowed 17 goals. She has a goals against average of 1.10.
Dordt has been winless all season, scoring only six goals while allowing 60. They have been out-shot 337-55 this season. Nicole Postman has four of the six goals for the Defenders. Katie Kortman has made 106 saves for Dordt and has allowed 49 goals. Her goals against average is currently 3.86.
Northwestern will play at Morningside on Saturday in another key GPAC match.
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