NIACC faces Lake Superior in home opener

Cici Novotney moves the ball down the field in scrimmage against Waldorf University earlier this season.
Cici Novotney moves the ball down the field in scrimmage against Waldorf University earlier this season.

MASON CITY - The NIACC women's soccer team faces Lake Superior College in its home opener on Tuesday.

The women's match is slated to start at 4 p.m. on the NIACC pitch.

NIACC opened its 2018 regular season with a dramatic 4-3 win over Southeastern CC on Saturday in a non-league contest.

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

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.

It was the second straight season that the Lady Trojans won their season opener. The Lady Trojans topped DCTC 7-2 in the 2017 season opener.

NIACC topped Lake Superior College 3-0 last season in Duluth, Minn.

Notes: NIACC coach Leo Driscoll has a career women's record of 5-9 ... Altman has five career goals ... Eden has four career goals.