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Volleyball - Oct 23, 2014

METROSPORTSREPORT.COM- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- Thirteenth ranked Indian Hills Community College (24-2) topped the ninth ranked Kirkwood Eagles (27-7), 25-19, 25-14, 18-25, 25-12, in a premier junior college volleyball match at Johnson Hall.It was Sophomore Night and Dig Pink Night to Beat Cancer. Those sophomores that were recognized were: #5 Audrey Richards from Cedar Rapids, IA- #8 Becca Bell from Ely, IA- #9 Payton Hilton from LaPorte City, IA- #10 Marissa Stark from Mt. Vernon, IA- #12 Megan Allmandinger from Marion, IA- #13 Jasmine Jackson from Des Moines, IA- #14 Heather Poula from West Branch, IA- #17 Nicole Snyder from Maquoketa, IA- #18 Kensley Heater from Morning Sun, IA.

These sophomores have accumulated a 59-9 record and 16-1 ICCAC record thus far. They have been ranked in every NJCAA Top 20 poll for the past two seasons.

 
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Baseball - Oct 22, 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- The series was in the favor of the Blue Team, two games to one, in the best-of-five series. The Black Team struck first with a 2 RBI single by Brandon Brittain in the first inning. The Blue Team responded immediately with a three run bottom of the first inning with RBI's by Hayden Sloane and Luke Hassman. The Blue Team never looked back from here winning 5-3 and clinching the series three games to one. They are rewarded with bragging rights until the 2015 Fall World Series.

Emanuel Castellano recieved his second win of the series with a lights out performance. He gave up two runs on six hits in six and two thirds. Adam Marra gave up no runs while giving up no hits and recieved the save. Hayden Sloane went two for three and drove in three runs.

 
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Volleyball - Oct 21, 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- On Wednesday, October 22nd, #5 Kirkwood Volleyball (27-5) hosts Indian Hills Community College (23-2) for Dig Pink! Night in Johnson Hall at 6:30pm. The proceeds go to the Side-Out Foundation and breast cancer research. For more information on the Side-Out Foundation, watch the youtube video below or visit: https://www.side-out.org/

Kirkwood is coming off wins against Southwestern Community College (14-25, 10-25, 19-25) and Lake Land College (14-25, 18-25, 25-16, 13-25). In ICCAC play, Kirkwood is in first place with a 7-0 conference record. The ICCAC standings are: #5 Kirkwood (7-0), #10 Des Moines Area CC (5-1), Northeast CC (5-1), Iowa Lakes CC (5-2), RV Iowa Central CC (3-3), Ellsworth CC (3-4), Southwestern CC (2-5), North Iowa Area CC (1-7), and Clinton CC (0-8).