NIACC women top Southeastern in opener

BURLINGTON - The NIACC women's soccer team opened its regular season with a 4-3 win over Southeastern CC on Saturday in a nonconference contest.

NIACC won the contest with 28 seconds remaining as sophomore Jessica Altman scored the game-winner on an assist from keeper Rose Priestly.

NIACC jumped out to a 3-1 lead but Southeastern managed to tie the contest at 3-3.

Altman scored two goals for the Lady Trojans, one on an assist from Priestly and the other on an assist from Emma Eden. It was Altman's first career two goal game.

Eden scored on an assist also from Priestly and Michaela Elford scored on an assist from Rylie Smith.

NIACC played the final 20 minutes of the contest with 10 players due to a red card.

NIACC opens its home season Tuesday against Lake Superior College. The men's match starts at 2 p.m. with the women's match starting at 4 p.m.