Concordia moved one step closer to their first GSAC Championship in school history with a 2-1 win over No. 15 The Master's in Santa Clarita, CA on Tuesday afternoon, October 29.
NAIA & GSAC Offensive Player of the Week Megan Daniels opened the game with a goal, on an assist from Carly Mottram. The Master's tied the game later as Jessica Long scored from McKinley Kane. Mottram scored the game-winner for Concordia from Lauren Nanez. Jazmin Alvarez was back in goal for Concordia, making five saves and improving to 11-0-1. Concordia outshot the Mustangs 16-12 and 13-6 in shots on frame.
"We knew this would be a big test for us, and The Master's certainly pushed us to be our best when it was needed," Concordia head coach Chris Gould said. "I am really proud of the team effort shown today."
Concordia improved to 13-0-3 and 8-0-1 in the GSAC, remaining unbeaten. The Master's fell to 13-4 and 5-4 in conference. With Westmont also winning on Tuesday, Concordia can claim their first GSAC Championship in program history with a win over Arizona Christian on Saturday, November 2nd. That game kicks off at 1 pm in Phoenix, AZ.