2013: Brinkman started 19 of 21 games as a sophomore. She allowed 18 goals, while making 48 saves overall. She tallied a season-high five saves on four different occasions - including each of the final three matches of the postseason. She also posted six shutouts.
Brinkman closed her two-year career with 29 goals allowed and 121 saves. She posted 14 career shutouts, including back-to-back shutouts in the Region XII tournament her sophomore year, which earned her all-tournament team honors.
2012: Brinkman started 17 games in goal for the Express as a freshman, while seeing action in 18. She made 73 saves while allowing only 11 goals. As a team, she was a big part of 10 shutouts produced by the Express defense. On Oct. 17, she was named the NJCAA D-I Goalkeeper of the Week.
Prior to Owens: Brinkman was named Honorable Mention All-Putnam County League (PCL) her senior year. She led Kalida to the district championship game, where they lost a 1-0 (2 OT) heartbreaker to Lima Central Catholic, and she only allowed two goals in three games during the district tournament. She played for coach David Kehris.
Personal: Erika is the daughter of Ryan and Amy Brinkman. She has three siblings - Amanda, Becca and Bryce.
|Oct 23||at Delta College||W, 4-1|
|Oct 26||at Cincinnati State Technical & CC||W, 2-1|
|Nov 2||Delta College||W, 2-0|
|Nov 3||Cincinnati State Technical & CC||W, 2-0|
|Nov 18||vs. Darton State College||T, 1-1|
|Nov 19||vs. Butler Community College - KS||T, 1-1|
|Aug 14||at University of Saint Francis||-||-||-||-||-|
|Aug 16||University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH)||-||-||-||-||-|
|Aug 24||at Lake Michigan College||W, 5-0||90:00||0||0.00||2||1.000|
|Aug 25||at Muskegon Community College||W, 2-1||90:00||1||1.00||5||.833|
|Aug 31||at Jackson College||L, 3-2||90:00||3||3.00||4||.571|
|Sep 4||Schoolcraft College||L, 3-1||90:00||3||3.00||3||.500|
|Sep 8||Mercyhurst North East||W, 7-0||81:00||0||0.00||0||-|
|Sep 15||at Indiana Tech JV||W, 9-2||90:00||2||2.00||3||.600|
|Sep 18||Cincinnati State Technical & CC||W, 5-0||90:00||0||0.00||2||1.000|
|Sep 21||Lorain County Community College||W, 10-0||40:00||0||0.00||0||-|
|Sep 28||Muskegon Community College||W, 2-1||90:00||1||1.00||0||.000|
|Sep 29||Lake Michigan College||W, 3-0||90:00||0||0.00||2||1.000|
|Oct 2||at Schoolcraft College||W, 2-1||45:00||1||2.00||1||.500|
|Oct 9||Delta College||W, 3-1||45:00||1||2.00||1||.500|
|Oct 12||at Kellogg Community College||W, 5-1||90:00||1||1.00||0||.000|
|Oct 16||Indiana Tech JV||W, 3-1||90:00||1||1.00||1||.500|
|Oct 18||Jackson College||W, 4-0||90:00||0||0.00||1||1.000|
|Oct 23||at Delta College||W, 4-1||90:00||1||1.00||3||.750|
|Oct 26||at Cincinnati State Technical & CC||W, 2-1||90:00||1||1.00||4||.800|
|Nov 2||Delta College||W, 2-0||90:00||0||0.00||1||1.000|
|Nov 3||Cincinnati State Technical & CC||W, 2-0||90:00||0||0.00||5||1.000|
|Nov 18||vs. Darton State College||T, 1-1||90:00||1||1.00||5||.833|
|Nov 19||vs. Butler Community College - KS||T, 1-1||90:00||1||1.00||5||.833|