Doane Sweeps Briar Cliff
Doane College swept a men's/women's doubleheader in soccer action on Saturday in Crete against Briar Cliff.
In the women's game, Doane picked up a dominate shutout victory, 4-0. The Tigers had a 23-2 advantage in shots on goal in the game. Kelsey Stark picked up the shutout, her second on the week after combining for one on Wednesday. Mia Juarez had a goal and assist to lead the Tigers. The women improved to 6-2-2 on the season and 4-0 in the GPAC. They will take on defending GPAC champion, Hastings, on Wednesday, October 12, at 5:00 PM in Crete. Both teams are unbeaten in conference play this year, pending the Hastings result later today.
The men's game went in Doane's favor, 2-1. Devon Strecker scored the first goal of the game for the Tigers, marking his 35th career goal to move into a three-way tie for the top mark in school history with Eric Stearns and Rob Triano. Chris Watson had an assist on Strecker's goal and added a penalty kick goal in the first half. Doane held on in the second half as they were out-shot by the Chargerse, 19-8. Doane is 5-6 on the season and 3-1 in the GPAC and will host No. 1 Hastings on Wednesday.