In their first match on Saturday, a 22-25, 19-21, 23-25 loss to Schoolcraft College, the Express got a team-high nine kills from Kenzie Kleinhenz, while Tiffani Hobbs added eight and Sara Turner-Smith had five. Jessica Cooper led the team with 14 assists, while Ciarra Wirick had 11.
Lisa Urbanski had a team-high 14 digs, while Turner-Smith had a team-high two blocks (both solo). Turner-Smith and Wirick each added two aces to lead the team.
Following that match, the Express lost 16-25, 25-22, 24-26, 13-25 to host school Oakland Community College.
In the match, the Express got seven kills each from Stephanie Kipp and Bailey Dangler, while Jazmine Thomas had six. Wirick (15) and Cooper (14), once again, led the Express in assists, while Urbanski dug out 14 balls for the second consecutive match. Thomas had a team-high two blocks (one solo).