The Hope women's soccer team dropped a first-place clash against Alma 1-0 on Tuesday night at Van Andel Soccer Stadium.
The Flying Dutch (7-1-1 overall) fell into second place after losing for the first time this season. They have 13 points with a 4-1-1 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association record and 13 points.
Alma, which scored in the 21st minute on Agatha Weddle's third goal of the season, improved to 5-3 overall and 5-0 in MIAA action.
The Flying Dutch return to action on Wednesday, October 2, when they host Kalamazoo College at 7 p.m.