Northwestern hosts Dordt today in a women's soccer match at the NWC Soccer Complex. Kickoff is scheduled at 5:00. The Red Raiders are tied for fourth in the GPAC standings and they have only lost once in their last seven matches while Dordt is currently on a seven match win-less streak.
The Defenders have been out-scored 24-19 this season but they have out-shot their opponents 185-166 overall and 112-85 in shots on goal. Natalie Sakuma leads the team with nine goals scored and is tied with Nicole Postman for the team lead with two assists. Tori Mann has scored four goals and is second on the squad.
Deianira Felts has made 11 starts and has allowed 23 goals and has made 53 saves. Lauren Eisenga started two matches and made eight saves while allowing one goal. The Dordt defense has had three shut-outs this season.
The Red Raiders have been out-scored 32-22 this season and have been out-shot 248-199 overall and 133-105 in shots on goal. Northwestern, however, is on a three game streak of not allowing a goal to opponents. NWC picked up two 1-0 victories last week over Mt. Marty and Dakota Wesleyan and tied with Concordia, 0-0, on Saturday.
Tyler Farr leads the Raider attack with 12 goals and 28 points. She is third in the GPAC in goals scored. Farr is second on the team with four assists, trailing only Mattie Ostrowski, who has connected with teammates five times. Madison Bertman has scored three goals, second best on the team, and has also picked up two assists. Jahdai Dunk has scored two goals and has made three assists.
Naomi Schimmel has made ten starts in goal and has allowed 16 goals while making 53 saves. Schimmel has three shut-outs this season, Jennifer Inge has started five games in goal and has made 48 saves while allowing 16 goals.
Northwestern hosts Hastings on Homecoming Saturday in a 4:00pm match at the NWC Soccer Complex.
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