Durdle’s Hat Trick Sends Cougars to NAIA National Championship Final Site

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Columbia, Mo. – The No. 10-ranked Columbia College men’s soccer team faced No. 11-ranked Lindsey Wilson in the championship game of the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Opening Round (Columbia Bracket), hosted by Columbia College.

The Cougars, No. 1-seed in the bracket, took down the Blue Raiders, the No. 2-seed, 3-0.  

With the win, the Cougars advance to the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Final Site in Decatur, Ala. CC is now 13-2-3 overall, while LWC drops to 14-3-2.

The Scoring:

  • 25:06 (CC) – Nathan Durdle, assisted by Carter Redford
  • 60:17 (CC) – Nathan Durdle, assisted by Carter Redford
  • 84:19 (CC) – Nathan Durdle

Columbia College Leaders:
Goals – Nathan Durdle – 3
Assists – Carter Redford – 2
Saves – N/A

Lindsey Wilson Leaders:
Goals – Andrea Villar / Marcella Helena – 1
Assists – Roneisha Frank – 1
Saves – Henrique Cavalini – 6

Up Next:
The Cougars face Marymount California on Nov. 30 at 4:00 PM CST at Allen Soccer Complex in Decatur, Alabama.

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics