The No. 18-ranked Concordia women's soccer squad followed the example by their male counterparts on Saturday night, October 5, with a 1-0 win over No. 22 Biola in La Mirada, CA. Concordia remains unbeaten in 2013.
The lone goal came 20 minutes in as Concordia's Carly Mottram got her fifth of the season when she scored on a penalty kick. Biola sent one off the crossbar at the 30-minute mark, and Concordia keeper Jazmin Alvaraz made a save one minute later. Concordia took four shots over the last 10 minutes, with Biola making one save.
Concordia took four shots through the first 10 minutes of the second half, forcing one Biola save. Lauren Nanez had two shots stopped by Biola keeper Briana Williams. Alvarez made a save for Concordia at 79:30 and 82:07, and Biola missed three more times as Concordia held on.
Concordia fired 28 shots compared to 13 for Biola, and 12-5 in shots on goal. Williams made 11 saves for Biola, but took the loss. Alvarez made five saves, improving to 7-0-2 and pitching her third shutout.
"The women started off really sharp and created a good number of chances," Concordia head coach Chris Gould said. "The team as a whole worked really hard for each other and they should be proud of tonight's performace."
Concordia is a still-unbeaten 7-0-2 and 2-0 in the GSAC, while Biola fell to 6-4 and 0-2 in the GSAC.