Britons bounced from MIAA Tournament

Britons bounced from MIAA Tournament

ADRIAN, Mich. – Albion College seniors Riley Burnette and Emily Wolford played well, however Adrian College had more experience on its side as the Bulldogs survived the Britons, 5-2, in a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Women's Soccer Tournament semifinal Tuesday night.

Albion finished the season at 8-7-2 overall.

Burnette scored both Albion goals. Her score in the second minute sent Albion to the early 1-0 lead and her penalty kick cut the Albion deficit to 3-2 at halftime. Burnette finished the season with a team-high eight goals and 17 for her collegiate career.

Caroline Fleming, the MIAA Most Valuable Player, produced a goal and two assists for Adrian. Molly Safreed chipped in with a goal and an assist.

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Joe and Julie Serra have given a $5 million leadership gift to launch a fundraising initiative to make two dreams a reality at Albion College. The first is a newly expanded fitness and student activity facility at the site of the current Dow Recreation and Wellness Center. The second is a new or renovated competition facility for the volleyball, men's basketball and women's basketball teams that currently call Kresge Gymnasium home.

The College is continuing to raise funds in support of both projects. To learn more, call 517/629-0446 or email