The top ranked Hastings men’s soccer team took one more step towards a repeat as NAIA National Champions with an Opening Round win today at home versus Mount Mercy (Iowa) 2-0. The Broncos were paced by goals from Matt Wadleigh and Jake Essi in the win at Lloyd Wilson Field. The win improved the Broncos season record to 21-1.
The Broncos now move onto the NAIA Final Site in Orange Beach, Alabama, to play Saint Xavier (Ill.) who upset #16 Taylor 1-0 in 2OT on Saturday. The match will be played at NOON on November 28.
The Hastings women’s soccer team has advanced to the NAIA National Final SIte again in 2011 with a 3-2 overtime win over Robert Morris at Lloyd Wilson Field on Saturday night in Hastings, Nebraska. Amanda Olson found the net with just over two minutes remaining in the first overtime to secure the win for the Broncos. Esmeralda Lacayo and Jessica Carlson also scored for the Broncos. Hastings improved to 19-2-1 with the win.
The Broncos now move onto the NAIA Final Site in Decatur, Alabama, to play 2nd ranked Azusa Pacific who defeated Ottawa on Saturday. The match will be played at 1:30pm on November 28.