Morningside’s men’s soccer team suffered a 4-0 upset loss against Dordt on Tuesday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
The loss dropped the Mustangs’ record to 10-4-1 overall and leveled their GPAC ledger at 4-4. Dordt climbed to 6-9 overall and 2-4 in the league.
Alex Durbin scored two goals for the Defenders, who were the beneficiary of two own goals scored for them by the Mustangs.
Durbin’s first goal came 4:16 into the game to lead the hosts to a 1-0 advantage at the intermission.
Dordt stretched its lead to 2-0 less than two minutes into the second half on the first of the two own goals.
Dordt goal keeper Travis Viet had six saves en route to his shutout.
Tim Erdmann had two saves for Morningside.
Both teams finished with 12 shots.
Morningside will travel to Denver, Colo., for weekend contests against Rochester on Saturday and Johnson & Wales on Sunday.
Kristina Sorenson scored the game’s only goal to lift Morningside to a 1-0 double overtime victory against Dordt in Tuesday’s GPAC women’s soccer game in Sioux Center, Iowa.
Sorenson’s goal came at the 104:35 mark of the contest to give the Mustangs a win in a contest where they outshot Dordt by a 21-8 margin. The goal was the first of the season for Sorenson, who was a first-team All-GPAC defender last year.
The Mustangs, who leveled their season’s record at 7-7-1, played their second straight double overtime contest after they had to settle for a 0-0 tie with Doane last Saturday in a game where they outshot their opponent by a 21-3 margin.
Tuesday’s win at Dordt raised the Mustangs’ GPAC record to 5-3-1.
Morningside outshot the Defenders 17-5 in regulation time, including a 13-2 margin in the first half.
Dordt goal keeper Deinira Felts had three of her game-high five saves in the first half.
Niccole McGuire had four saves for Morningside, all of them after the first half. McGuire posted her second straight shutout.
Morningside will travel to Denver, Colo., for a Saturday game against Johnson & Wales.