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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.

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Women's Basketball - Nov 16, 2014

METROSPORTSREPORT.COM- PEORIA, IL-- The third-ranked Kirkwood women's basketball team traveled to Peoria, Illinois this weekend to play two games in Illinois Central College's tournament. Third-ranked Kirkwood lost to tenth-ranked Parkland College, 62-59, Friday night in the opening round of the ICC tournament. Kirkwood lost to fifth-ranked Illinois Central, 74-68, on Saturday's matchup. Kirkwood and Illinois Central have both won six national titles and have two of the top NJCAA Division II programs in the country.

The leading scorers over the weekend were Cassidy Clark (24 points), Kirsten Larson (22 points), and Ariel Sneed (18 points). The Eagles are now 3-3 with all three loses coming within six points: State Fair College (61-56), Parkland College (62-59), and Illinois Central (74-68), totaling fourteen points. To view Kirkwood's schedule, click here.

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Men's Basketball - Nov 16, 2014

METROSPORTSREPORT.COM- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- By his own admission, Matt Lassen was having a subpar game. The Kirkwood sharpshooter spent a good portion of Saturday's men's basketball game with Southeastern at Johnson Hall on the bench with foul trouble. Scoreless through the game's first 36 minutes, Lassen converted a pair of clutch 3-point baskets, the second one with 1:51 remaining with the Eagles clinging to a one-point lead.

Lassen's second trey gave Kirkwood the cushion it needed. Hunter Rhodes' six free throws in the final minute sealed a hard-fought 72-63 victory in a battle of unbeaten. "I had a tough time getting going," Lassen said. "It was just one of those games. I was in foul trouble. I wasn't guarding very well, but I always have confidence in my shot.