The Jayhawk women’s soccer team defeated host Lake Michigan College by a final score of 7 – 1.
Lake Michigan was able to jump out to a 1-0 lead 5 minutes into the game but MCC responded with 3 first-half goals and added 4 more goals in the second-half. Haley Ruiter (Reeths-Puffer HS) scored a hat trick, Isa Marquez (Fennville HS) had 2 goals and Ellie Adams (Thornapple Kellogg HS) and Lexi Bolles (Reeths Puffer HS) each scored a goal. The Jayhawks outside midfielder rotation of Isabel Olsen (Reeths- Puffer HS), Lia Maggini (Zeeland East HS), Cameryn Ensor (Buckley HS) and Rachel Babcock (Paw Paw HS) allowed the team to stretch Lake Michigan’s defense by dominating the outside flanks of the field. Nora Brown (Mona Shores HS) also had a strong game at attacking midfield.
MCC is now 6-1 in conference play and 6-1 overall. Next on the schedule is a road game at Kellogg Community College on Wednesday, 9/18. Game time is scheduled for 4:00 pm.