Cobbers Fall In Northfield

Freshman Patrick Smith led the Cobbers with two shots on goal against Carleton.
Freshman Patrick Smith led the Cobbers with two shots on goal against Carleton.

NORTHFIELD, Minn. (9/28/19)---Concordia outshot defending MIAC tournament champion Carleton but the Knights made the most of their chances as they scored on all three shots on goal and earned a 3-0 win in Northfield.

The Cobbers came away with four shots on frame as opposed to the three for Carleton but it was a span of 45-seconds that determined the outcome of the game. Concordia gave up the first two goals of the game in that span and the Knights were able to turn a back-and-forth 0-0 deadlock into a momentum-gaining 2-0 lead.

The first goal came at 30:56 on a rebound from a blocked shot. Carleton then took possession of the ball after the ensuing kick, dribbled the ball all the way down the field and scored off a crossing ball into the penalty area. The goal at the 31:41 mark gave Carleton a 2-0 lead which they took into the break.

The Cobbers pressed for a goal in the second half and but Carleton was able to close out the scoring on a head ball at 61:13.

Concordia was outshot 14-9 in total shots but held a 4-3 edge in shots on goal. Patrick Smith led the Cobbers with two total shots and two shots on goal. Sam Gess and Sondre Rygg also had two shots for CC.

Freshman goalie Noah Sahr wasn't credited with a save in the game.

The Cobbers will have a quick turnaround before their next game. Concordia will host St. Scholastica on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. in the final game of the month of September.