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Baseball - Nov 21, 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- Kirkwood Baseball released its 2015 softball schedule on Friday, and the Eagles will open the season February 13th in Overland, Kansas. Kirkwood will play a four-game series against Johnson County Community College. The Eagles will travel to St. Louis, Missouri and Belleville, Illinois on February 28th to play St. Louis Community College and Southwestern Illinois Community College. From March 13th-17th, Kirkwood will take their annual spring trip to Vero Beach, Florida and play 8 games in Historic Dodgertown.

The Eagles open up ICCAC play, and have their first home game, on March 21st against Des Moines Area Community College. The Eagles finished last season with an overall record of 30-19.

 
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Men's Basketball - Nov 20, 2014

METROSPORTSREPORT.COM- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- Jordan Ashton hasn't had this much fun playing basketball since he led Mount Pleasant High School to the Class 3A state title in 2012 and was named captain of the all-tournament team. Ashton spent two years at Northwest Missouri State, an NCAA Division II school in Maryville, Mo., before transferring to Kirkwood Community College, where he's fit in comfortably this season and is leading the Eagles in scoring at 16.6 per game.

Ashton tossed in a game-high 18 points Wednesday night as the Eagles cruised past the Loras junior varsity team, 117-55, at Johnson Hall for their seventh straight victory to begin the season.

 
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Softball - Nov 18, 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA- The Kirkwood Softball program will host its annual winter softball camp. The camp will be held on December 28th, 2014 and consists of six sessions. The sessions are as followed- Session I: Hitting/Offense, Session II: Defense, Session III: Pitching, Session IV: Pitching, Session V: Catching, Session VI: Catching. The camp will run from 9:00am (Session I) to 5:00pm (Session VI). All campers will recieve a free Kirkwood Softball T-Shirt upon arrival.

The camp will offer indepth instruction from several coaches from around the country including Kirkwood Softball Head Coach Joe Yegge, Kylee Knop (Kirkwood), Jenny Nelson (Kirkwood), Randy Schneider (Wisconsin Associate Head Coach), Matt Egger (University of Northern Iowa Assistant Coach), Julie Gerdes (University of Northern Iowa Assistant Coach), Bre Milnes (Metropolitan State Assistant Coach), Sam Sheeley (Wichita State Assistant Coach), Mike Bosch (Syracuse Assistant Coach) and some of the programs current and former All-Americans.