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Kirkwood Community College - News news from the Kirkwood website http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:49:58 -0600 FeedCreator 1.7.2 [Softball] No. 4 Eagles sweep DMACC for 21 in row http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/605.php <h2><a class="contentpagetitle" href="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=18983:no-4-eagles-sweep-dmacc-for-21-in-row&amp;catid=231:kirkwood-softball&amp;Itemid=424">&nbsp;</a></h2><div class="article-toolswrap"><div class="article-tools clearfix"><div class="article-meta"><span>Wednesday, 16 April 2014 19:54 </span><span>Metro Sports Report </span><span>Kirkwood - </span><span><a href="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=category&amp;id=231:kirkwood-softball&amp;layout=blog&amp;Itemid=424">Softball </a></span></div><div class="buttonheading"><a href="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=category&amp;id=231:kirkwood-softball&amp;layout=blog&amp;Itemid=424"></a></div></div></div><div class="article-content">&nbsp;<div class="img_caption left"><a href="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=category&amp;id=231:kirkwood-softball&amp;layout=blog&amp;Itemid=424"><span style="line-height:1.3em"><img class="caption" src="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/images/photos/Kirkwood/softball/04.14.13%20kcc%20sb%20saladino.jpg" style="float:left" title="Shy Saladino" /> </span></a><p><u><a href="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=category&amp;id=231:kirkwood-softball&amp;layout=blog&amp;Itemid=424"><span style="line-height:1.3em">Shy Saladino</span></a></u></p></div><a href="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=category&amp;id=231:kirkwood-softball&amp;layout=blog&amp;Itemid=424"><span style="line-height:1.3em">The fourth-ranked Kirkwood softball team swept DMACC in a conference doubleheader Wednesday, 3-2 and 9-5, at the Kirkwood diamond.</span> </a>&nbsp;</div> Joe Yegge Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:20:00 -0600 [Softball] GRIFFON SOFTBALL SIGNS JUNIOR COLLEGE PITCHER http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/604.php &nbsp;<div class="story_byline">MWSU Media Athletic Relations</div><div class="story_date">4/17/2014 9:22:00 AM</div><div class="noprint story_email"><a href="http://www.addthis.com/bookmark.php?v=250&amp;pub=xa-4a7320e7645958d0"><img alt="Bookmark and Share" src="http://s7.addthis.com/static/btn/lg-share-en.gif" style="border-bottom:0px; border-left:0px; border-right:0px; border-top:0px; height:16px; width:125px" /></a>&nbsp;</div><div class="story_inner_wrapper"><div class="story_image">&nbsp;</div><div class="story_content"><strong><a href="http://www.gogriffons.com/news/2013/11/20/SB_1120135649.aspx?path=softball">Fall Release</a></strong><br /><br /><strong>ST. JOSEPH, Mo.--</strong> Missouri Western softball coach <a href="http://www.gogriffons.com/coaches.aspx?rc=110" id="sidearmAd1" rel="smarttag">Jen Bagley</a> announces the signing of a junior college pitcher for the 2014-2015 season. Shyanne Saladino from Davenport, Iowa is a transfer from Kirkwood CC in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Saladino will join Riley Wilson, Rebekah Mueller, Shelbie Atwell, Paige Shifflett and Emilie Laliberte on next years squad as those players signed back in November (2013).&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;</div></div> Joe Yegge Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:15:00 -0600 http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/604.php [Baseball] Games Cancelled Against Dakota County http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/603.php <p><strong>CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- </strong>Today&#39;s games in Rosemount, Minnesota have been cancelled due to weather.</p> Jason Belk Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:45:00 -0600 [Baseball] Steege's Effort Help to Split with #6 Heartland Community College http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/602.php <p><strong>CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- </strong>The Kirkwood Eagles squared off to another ranked opponent on Tuesday, April 15th. <a href="http://stats.njcaa.org/sports/bsb/2013-14/div2/teams/HeartlandCommunityCollege">Heartland Community College</a> (24-6) came into Cedar Rapids as the #6 team in the country (<a href="http://njcaa.org/sports_polls.cfm?category=Polls&amp;sid=8&amp;divid=2&amp;slid=3">Click Here To View NJCAA Top 25 Poll</a>). 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.</p><p>The Hawks won an exciting game 1 by a score of 13-11. <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/794.php">Angel Merced</a> 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.&nbsp;In game 2, the Eagles won 3-1. <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/804.php">Jamison Steege</a> 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 <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/791.php">Eric Schenck-Joblinske</a>.</p> Jason Belk Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:10:00 -0600 http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/602.php [Softball] No. 5 Eagles raise mark to 40-5 http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/601.php &nbsp;<div class="article-toolswrap"><div class="article-tools clearfix"><div class="article-meta"><span>Saturday, 12 April 2014 19:13 </span><span> Metro Sports Report </span></div><div class="buttonheading"><span><a href="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/index.php?view=article&amp;catid=232%3Akirkwood-home&amp;id=18834%3Ano-5-eagles-raise-mark-to-40-5&amp;format=pdf&amp;option=com_content&amp;Itemid=426" rel="nofollow" title="PDF"><img alt="PDF" src="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/templates/ja_opal/images/pdf_button.png" /></a></span></div></div></div><div class="article-content">&nbsp;&nbsp;<div class="img_caption left"><img class="caption" src="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/images/photos/Kirkwood/softball/04.112.2014.schulte.mug.jpg" style="float:left" title="Jenna Schulte" /><p>Jenna Schulte</p></div>The fifth-ranked Kirkwood softball team dispatched two more opponents Saturday at its own tournament, raising its record to 40-5 for the <span style="line-height:1.3em">season.</span>&nbsp;<p><span style="line-height:1.3em">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).</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.3em">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.</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.3em">Kirkwood trimmed Dakota County, 8-5, in the second game.</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.3em">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.</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.3em">Belz and Shy Saladino (17-0, 1.38) shared the pitching against Dakota County.</span></p></div> Joe Yegge Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:15:00 -0600 [Softball] Prior, Clark power No.5 Kirkwood http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/600.php &nbsp;<div class="article-toolswrap"><div class="article-tools clearfix"><div class="article-meta"><span>Friday, 11 April 2014 19:58 </span><span> Metro Sports Report </span></div><div class="buttonheading"><span><a href="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/index.php?view=article&amp;catid=232%3Akirkwood-home&amp;id=18793%3Aprior-clark-power-no5-kirkwood&amp;format=pdf&amp;option=com_content&amp;Itemid=426" rel="nofollow" title="PDF"><img alt="PDF" src="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/templates/ja_opal/images/pdf_button.png" /></a></span></div></div></div><div class="article-content"><p><span style="line-height:1.3em">Brooke Prior and Natalie Clark socked home runs Friday as the fifth-ranked Kirkwood Eagles spanked Central Nebraska, 10-0, in five innings at the Kirkwood Community College diamond in Cedar Rapids.</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.3em">Sam Belz (18-4, 1.17 ERA) allowed only three hits and struck out six batters in four innings.</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.3em">Prior had three hits and drove in two runs. Clark drove in three runs and scored three times. Alex Finn and Chasney Jenkins had two hits. Alicia Crivaro drove in two runs.</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.3em">Kirkwood (38-5) will be hosting a tournament at Kirkwood and Prairie High School on Saturday and Sunday. The Eagles will play all their games on their home field, facing Mineral Area at 11 a.m. and Dakota County at 3 </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">p.m. on Saturday.</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.3em">Kirkwood is scheduled to face Central Nebraska at 10 a.m. and Kishwaukee at 2 p.m. on Sunday.</span></p></div> Joe Yegge Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:10:00 -0600 [Baseball] Kirkwood Takes Three of Four from #11 Iowa Central http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/599.php <p><strong>CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- </strong>On Saturday, Kirkwood split with #11 ranked Iowa Central, winning the four-game series (3-1). In Game 1, despite a big day at the dish from <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/777.php">Sulliam Rios Reyes</a>, who finished 3-3, the Kirkwood Eagles lost 12-0 to Iowa Central CC&nbsp;in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Sunday. In Game 2 of the doubleheader, Kirkwood jumped out to an early lead on Iowa Central CC and captured a 12-4 victory on Sunday at Cedar Rapids, Iowa.</p><p>Seven runs in the first three innings allowed the Eagles to put the game away early. A groundout by <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/858.php">Randy Perez </a>and an RBI single by <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/790.php">Austin Schmitt</a> during the second inning helped the Eagles put some runs on the board early.</p><p><a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/809.php">Matt Paciello</a> got a hit in each of his four at bats. He doubled in the second inning and singled in the third, fourth, and fifth innings. <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/810.php">Jeffrey Castillo</a> got the win for the Eagles. He allowed four runs over six innings.</p> Jason Belk Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:35:00 -0600 http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/599.php [Baseball] Eagles Sweep #11 Iowa Central in Doubleheader http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/598.php <p><strong><a href="http://metrosportsreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=18787:eagles-sweep-tritons-after-rima-ejected&amp;catid=232:kirkwood-home&amp;Itemid=426">METROSPORTSREPORT</a>- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- </strong>The Kirkwood Community College baseball team found an unusual way to win a ballgame Friday afternoon. <span style="line-height:1.3em">The Eagles fell behind 6-0 and saw <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/772.php">Coach Todd Rima </a>ejected for debating a call at home plate, but they regrouped and rallied for an 11-10 victory over 11th-ranked Iowa Central in 10 innings in the first game of an ICCAC doubleheader at Kirkwood in Cedar Rapids. </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">The Eagles captured the second game, 5-2, with a five-run outburst in the fifth inning.</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.3em">Kirkwood won the first game on a throwing error when Iowa Central tried to pick <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/791.php">Eric Schenck-Joblinske </a>off third base after he had just reached the hot corner following an infield single. The ball got away and Schenck-Joblinske raced home with the winning run. </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">Iowa Central took a 10-9 lead in the top of the eighth inning of the scheduled nine-inning game, but Kirkwood scored the equalizer on an RBI single by <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/809.php">Matt Paciello</a> with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to force extra innings. </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">Rima was ejected in the bottom of the third after Kirkwood third baseman <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/787.php">Tyler Butz</a> was called out on a close play at home plate. </span></p> Jason Belk Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:15:00 -0600 http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/598.php [Baseball] Weather Moves Iowa Central Games To Friday and Saturday http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/597.php <p><strong>CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- </strong>With the forecast for Sunday, April 13th, looking like rain, the Kirkwood-Iowa Central series will be moved to Friday (April 11th) and Saturday (April 12th). The doubleheader on Friday will be a 2:00pm start and Saturday will feature a 1:00pm start as of right now. We will try to keep you informed if anything changes. If you don&#39;t follow us on Twitter or Facebook, click &#39;read more&#39; to view our links and follow the Eagles more up-to-date.</p><p>After 8 straight home games, Kirkwood (15-9, 2-6) hosts <a href="http://www.iccac.org/sport/11/1.php">ICCAC</a> foe #11 ranked <a href="http://stats.njcaa.org/sports/bsb/2013-14/div2/teams/IowaCentralCommunityCollege">Iowa Central Community College</a> (23-9, 9-3) in a four-game series. <a href="http://www.iccac.org/team/11/1/1555.php">Iowa Central Community College</a> has already played <a href="http://www.iccac.org/team/11/1/1551.php">Des Moines Area Community College</a>, <a href="http://www.iccac.org/team/11/1/1562.php">North Iowa Area Community College</a> and <a href="http://www.iccac.org/team/11/1/1565.php">Southwestern Community College</a>&nbsp;thus far.&nbsp;The Tritons currently are in third place.&nbsp;This weekend features the following ICCAC matchups: DMACC at NIACC, Iowa Central at Kirkwood, Southwestern at Southeastern, and Ellsworth at Iowa Lakes.&nbsp;After the weekend,&nbsp;on April 15th, Kirkwood hosts #10 ranked <a href="http://stats.njcaa.org/sports/bsb/2013-14/div2/teams/HeartlandCommunityCollege">Heartland Community College</a> (19-3, 6-2) for a doubleheader in Cedar Rapids before squaring off against Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount, Minnesota on April 16th.</p> Jason Belk Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0600 http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/597.php [Baseball] Eagles Use "Small Ball" In Sweep http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/596.php <p><strong><a href="http://metrosportsreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=18718:eagles-use-small-ball-in-sweep&amp;catid=232:kirkwood-home&amp;Itemid=426">METROSPORTSREPORT- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA</a>-- </strong><a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/772.php">Todd Rima </a>does not have a lot of big boppers on his ballclub this year, so the Kirkwood baseball coach has begun reaching into his bag of tricks to win <span style="line-height:1.3em">games. </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">The &quot;small ball&quot; attack worked just fine Wednesday as the Eagles swept Muscatine, 6-4 and 8-6, in a non-conference twinbill on a windy day at </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">Kirkwood. </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">Muscatine socked three home runs in the first game, but the Eagles countered with four sacrifice flies to stay in the game and ultimately win </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">it.</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.3em"><a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/777.php">Sulliam Rios Reyes </a>hit a home run for the Eagles in the second game, but Kirkwood mounted a good portion of its attack with the hit-and-run and a </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">suicide squeeze. </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">The Eagles have hit only four home runs in 24 games this season. <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/794.php">Angel Merced </a>has three of the homers and Rios Reyes has the other. </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">Rima implemented the &quot;small ball&quot; attack in the fourth game of a weekend series against Ellsworth this past Sunday.</span></p> Jason Belk Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 -0600 http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/596.php [Baseball] Eagle Baseball: Mid-Season Update http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/595.php <p><strong>CEDAR RAPIDS, IA- </strong>The #19 ranked Kirkwood Eagle baseball team is almost through the first half of their season. Here is a quick recap on the season so far and information on upcoming games. At the start of the 2013-14 season, head coach <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/772.php">Todd Rima</a> hired a new coaching staff in <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/773.php">Ron Benich</a>, <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/774.php">Jason Belk</a>, and <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/775.php">Gordy Nordgren</a>. In this <a href="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=18270:rima-eager-for-year-2-with-kirkwood&amp;catid=230:kirkwood-baseball&amp;Itemid=420">MetroSportsReport.com Article</a>, Rima mentions his expectations and goals for the season.</p><p>Kirkwood was scheduled to start their season on March 1st and play 4 games in St. Louis, Missouri. Those games were cancelled due to snow. <a href="http://www.kirkwoodstudentmedia.com/weather-no-match-for-baseball-team-s-confidence-1.3156858">KirkwoodStudentMedia.com Article</a> explains how weather has played games with Kirkwood&#39;s schedule. However, weather was not an issue when the Eagles played 10 games in six days during its spring trip to Vero Beach, Fla., starting March 14th.</p>&nbsp; Jason Belk Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:30:00 -0600 http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/595.php [Baseball] Diversity: Kirkwood Eagle Baseball http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/594.php <p><a href="http://www.kirkwoodstudentmedia.com/feature/baseball-team-thrives-with-diversity-1.3138657#.U0OKqleyrZc"><strong>KIRKWOODSTUDENTMEDIA- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA</strong></a>-- One word comes to mind when looking at the Kirkwood Community College baseball roster: Diversity. This team is made up of young men who have come from all over the country and even all over the world to join the Eagles baseball program. With 19 players from out of state and nine of those players from outside of the United States, this team exhibits an outstanding amount of diverse culture. &nbsp;</p><p>Players have come to Kirkwood from as far as Canada, Aruba, Puerto Rico and Australia. Three particular freshmen, <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/777.php">shortstop <span>Sulliam</span> Rios</a>, <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/788.php">catcher Hayden Sloane</a> and <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/810.php">pitcher Jeffrey Castillo</a> are still adapting to their new lives in Iowa.</p> Jason Belk Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:00:00 -0600 http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/594.php [Baseball] Merced Hits Walk Off Grand Slam, Eagles Split http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/593.php <p><a href="http://www.metrosportsreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=18609:merced-powers-kirkwood-to-split&amp;catid=232:kirkwood-home&amp;Itemid=426"><strong>METROSPORTSREPORT-</strong></a> CEDAR RAPIDS, IA--<span style="line-height:1.3em"> <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/794.php">Angel Merced</a> went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a grand slam homerun and six RBIs Sunday as Kirkwood Community College belted Ellsworth, 14-1, in five innings in the second game of an ICCAC doubleheader at the Kirkwood field in Cedar Rapids. </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">Ellsworth won the first game, 4-2.</span><span style="line-height:1.3em"> The Eagles got their offense going in the second game to make life easier on the mound for <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/810.php">Jeffrey Castillo</a>, who pitched a one-hitter with three strikeouts.</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.3em"><a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/777.php">Sulliam Rios Reyes</a> went 3-for-4 and scored three runs. Milton Croes was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/782.php">Zach Patterson</a> went 2-for-3 and scored twice, <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/858.php">Randy Perez</a> drove in two runs and <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/791.php">Eric Schenck-Joblinske</a> scored three times. Merced also hit a home run in the first game, and Rios Reyes was 2-for-3. <a href="http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/roster/12/3/797.php">Will Ross</a> pitched 8.1 innings for the Eagles and allowed four runs in the opener. He struck out eight batters.</span></p> Jason Belk Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:35:00 -0600 http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/593.php [Baseball] Rima Wins 400th Game as Eagles Split http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/592.php <p><a href="http://metrosportsreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=18589:hanke-helps-kirkwood-split-twinbill&amp;catid=232:kirkwood-home&amp;Itemid=426"><strong>METROSPORTSREPORT- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA--</strong></a> <span style="line-height:1.3em">Cale Henke pounded the strike zone Saturday and helped the #19 ranked Kirkwood Eagles split an ICCAC doubleheader with Ellsworth at the Kirkwood field in Cedar Rapids. </span>Henke struck out eight batters and allowed only one earned run as the Eagles topped Ellsworth, 8-2, in the first game of the twinbill. Ellsworth (11-16, 5-3) took the second game, 6-2.</p><p>Kirkwood Coach Todd Rima won the 400th game of his career Saturday. He spent 11 years at NIACC and has been Kirkwood&#39;s head coach the past two seasons. Henke threw 107 pitches in the seven-inning contest and 80 of them were strikes for a strike-to-ball ratio of 74.8 percent. Angel Merced hit a home run and went 2-for-4 for Kirkwood (12-8, 1-5) in the first game. Sulliam Rios Reyes went 3-for-4 with two RBIs. Zach Patterson was 2-for-3 and scored three runs. Nick Jones collected two RBIs.</p><p>Eric Schenck-Joblinske was 2-for-4 in both games for Kirkwood.<span style="line-height:1.3em"> Kirkwood and Ellsworth will play another doubleheader Sunday at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids at 1 p.m.</span></p> Jason Belk Sun, 06 Apr 2014 20:45:00 -0600 http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/592.php [Baseball] Sweeting Tosses 1-Hitter as Eagles Split with Marshalltown CC http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/591.php <p><a href="http://metrosportsreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=18556:sweeting-tosses-1-hitter-for-kirkwood&amp;catid=232:kirkwood-home&amp;Itemid=426"><strong>METROSPORTSREPORT- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA</strong></a>- David Sweeting pitched a one-hit shutout Thursday as the #19 ranked Kirkwood Community College Eagles <span style="line-height:1.3em">blanked Marshalltown, 1-0, in the first game of a non-conference doubleheader at Kirkwood&#39;s Cedar Rapids campus. </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">Marshalltown won the second game, 5-0. </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">Sweeting, a sophomore from the Bahamas, struck out five batters and did not walk anyone in his third straight victory for the Eagles (11-7).</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.3em">The first game was scoreless heading into the bottom of the seventh and last inning. Shawn Hagarty reached first base on an error, was bunted to second base and scored on an RBI single to right field by Matt Paciello. </span><span style="line-height:1.3em">Keaton Blackford took the loss in the second game for Kirkwood. He was reached for five runs (three earned) in six innings. </span></p> Jason Belk Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:35:00 -0600 http://www.kirkwoodeagles.com/article/591.php