Muskegon Community College defeated Jackson College in their home opener by a score of 3-2.
After a rough start MCC was down 0-1 early in the first half. Midway through the first half Vianney D. Mpomo Ambeha (Forest Hills Eastern HS) evened the score with a header to make it 1-1. Jackson struck again early in the second half for the lead, but with about 6 minutes left MCC scored on a penalty kick from Riccardo Sandulli (Mercer CC, Italy) to even the score at 2-2. Moments later Omar Mireles (West Ottawa HS) scored the go-ahead and final goal to put MCC up 3-2. Alex Visscher (Reeths-Puffer HS) picked up the win in goal with 3 saves, including a penalty kick from Jackson.
The Jayhawks are 1-0 in conference play and 3-0 overall. The next match is a home game with Northwood University JV on Friday, 8/30 at 11:00 am.