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Baseball - Apr 16, 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- Today's games in Rosemount, Minnesota have been cancelled due to weather.

Baseball - Apr 15, 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- The Kirkwood Eagles squared off to another ranked opponent on Tuesday, April 15th. Heartland Community College (24-6) came into Cedar Rapids as the #6 team in the country (Click Here To View NJCAA Top 25 Poll). Tomorrow, the Egales travel to Rosemount, Minnesota to play Dakota County Technical College. The doubleheader will start tomorrow at 2:00pm. This weekend, Kirkwood travels to Creston, Iowa to play a four-game series with ICCAC foe, Southwestern Community College.

The Hawks won an exciting game 1 by a score of 13-11. Angel Merced racked up five RBIs on three hits for the Kirkwood Eagles. He homered in the first inning, doubled in the fifth inning, and singled in the sixth inning. In game 2, the Eagles won 3-1. Jamison Steege held Heartland CC scoreless for 5 1/3 innings. Jamison allowed two hits, two walks and struck out six. The Kirkwood Eagles never surrendered the lead after the fourth inning, scoring one run on an RBI double by Eric Schenck-Joblinske.

Softball - Apr 14, 2014

Jenna Schulte

The fifth-ranked Kirkwood softball team dispatched two more opponents Saturday at its own tournament, raising its record to 40-5 for the season. 

The Eagles blanked Mineral Area Community College, 8-0, in five innings behind a two-hit shutout by Sam Belz (20-4, 1.07 ERA).

Jenna Schulte hit a home run and drove in two runs. Natalie Clark went 3-for-3 and had two RBIs. Erin Weno went 2-for-3.

Kirkwood trimmed Dakota County, 8-5, in the second game.

Schulte went 4-for-4 for the Eagles. Chasney Jenkins went 3-for-4. Clark was 2-for-4 with two RBIs, making the freshman shortstop 5-for-7 in the two games.

Belz and Shy Saladino (17-0, 1.38) shared the pitching against Dakota County.