|Jackson edges Express women|
|Sunday, September 01, 2013 12:00 AM|
Jackson, MI---A late first-half goal proved to be the difference as the Express women's soccer team lost 3-2 to Jackson College on the road Saturday.
Jessica Grindle opened the game's scoring with a goal in the 23rd minute to put the Express up 1-0.
Two minutes later, Jackson tied the game up.
Then, with 20 seconds left in the half, Jackson took a 2-1 lead with its second goal.
In the second half, Jackson stretched the lead to 3-1 with 16:13 left before Kendyl Christian got her first collegiate goal with 1:55 remaining for the Express.
Erika Brinkman, a sophomore from Kalida High School, started in goal for the Express.
Notes: The Express (2-1) will host Schoolcraft College 4 p.m. Wednesday at 4 p.m. ... Christian's goal came in her first collegiate game. She had missed the season's first two games. ... Grindle's goal was her second of the season and the eighth of her career. ... The Express were without the services of starting midfielder Haley Gasser today.