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Volleyball - Apr 23, 2014

Cali Beyer, a Kirkwood Community College transfer from of Tripoli, Iowa, has signed a letter of intent to join the Crusaders at Clarke College next fall.

A 5-5 libero/defensive specialist, played two seasons at Kirkwood Community College after being a four-sport standout at Tripoli High School.

Beyer led the team in digs both seasons while at Kirkwood with a career total of 1306 digs.  She also left her mark in the Kirkwood Volleyball all-time stat leaders as #1 in digs/set with 4.69 and #1 in total digs in a season with 682.  She was the starting libero for the Eagles when they finished 9th place at the NJCAA national tournament in 2013, and started every match for the Eagles for two seasons.  Cali achieved academic excellence while at Kirkwood as she was on the all-academic first-team in both 2013 and 2014, and she will be recognized at the end of the year as a NJCAA academic All-American.  She was also recognized as an Outstanding Student at Kirkwood Community College, an award that is given to less than one percent of students who attend Kirkwood.

Beyer was a four-year volleyball letter winner at Tripoli High School.  She garnered first-team all-conference 3 seasons and first-team Class 1A all-region honors for two seasons.  Cali was a part of Tripoli's 4-peat state championship run.

Cali is the daughter of John and Andra Beyer, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

 
Volleyball - Apr 23, 2014

Erin Walker has signed a letter-of-intent to play volleyball at the Univ. of Missouri St. Louis.  UMSL is a NCAA Division II school and is a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

Walker, 5-8 outside hitter, played two seasons at Kirkwood Community College after being a two-sport standout at United Township (East Moline, IL) High School.

Walker had 395 kills, 387 digs and 47 blocks as a sophomore at Kirkwood.  She was a 1st team All-ICCAC, 1st team All-Region XI as a sophomore.  Her 1st season at Kirkwood Erin was selected to the ICCAC Honorable Mention team, and 2nd team All-Region XI.  She was a starting outside for the Eagles 9th place finishing team at the NJCAA national tournament in 2013.  Erin achieved academic excellence while at Kirkwood as she was on the academic 1st team in both 2013 & 2014, and she will be recognized at the end of the year as a NJCAA Academic All-American.  She was also recognized as an Outstanding Student at Kirkwood Community College, an award that is given to less than one percent of students who attend Kirkwood.

In high school Walker was a four-time All-Conference selection in volleyball, earning All-State recognition her senior year.  She also was a four-year starter in softball.

Erin is the daughter of Eric and Joyce Walker, and she plans to major in Elementary Education at UMSL.

 
Krysta Tutsch
Krysta Tutsch
Softball - Apr 22, 2014



RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech head coach Mark Montgomery announced Tuesday that Kirkwood Community College catch Krysta Tutsch has signed a national letter of intent to play softball for the Lady Techsters.

Tutsch has spent the past two seasons playing for coach Joe Yegge where she led the Eagles to a fifth place finish at the 2013 national tournament.

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