2014 Volleyball

Record: 21-2 Home: 3-0 Away: 2-1 Neutral: 16-1 ICCAC: 4-0
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Volleyball - Wed, Oct. 1, 2014 at 8:00 PM
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NJCAA.ORG- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- The latest NJCAA Top 20 Poll has the Kirkwood Eagle volleyball team (21-2, 4-0 ICCAC) moving up the polls to #2 nationally after the Eagles spent four consecutive weeks at #7 in the country. Kirkwood's record against current NJCAA ranked opponents is an astonishing 8-2, only losing to #1 Parkland CC (19-25, 27-25, 25-19, 25-22) and #7 Illinois Central College (25-22, 19-25, 25-27, 23-25). Their ranked wins come from #3 Central CC- Columbus (17-25,15-25, 23-25), #8 Cowley College (25-23, 25-21, 25-22), #9 Johnson County CC (24-26, 26-28, 15-25), #10 Rock Valley College (12-25, 15-25, 11-25), #17 Owens CC (12-25, 24-26, 20-25), #18 Iowa Central CC (25-15, 18-25, 18-25, 26-24, 15-13), RV Iowa Lakes CC (25-15, 25-17, 25-17), and RV Northeast CC (25-11, 25-23, 22-25, 25-15).

In ICCAC play, Kirkwood is in first place with a 4-0 conference record. The ICCAC standings are: #2 Kirkwood (4-0), #13 Des Moines Area CC (4-0), RV Northeast CC (5-1), #18 Iowa Central CC (3-1), RV Iowa Lakes CC (2-1), Ellsworth CC (1-3), North Iowa Area CC (1-4), Southwestern CC (1-5), and Clinton CC (0-6).

Volleyball - Tue, Sep. 30, 2014 at 10:00 PM
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CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- Kirkwood Eagle Volleyball (21-2, 4-0 ICCAC) sweeps Marshalltown Community College (7-13, 0-1 ICCAC) this Tuesday in Johnson Hall 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-23). Leading the seventh ranked Eagles tonight in a non-conference match were outside hitters, Heather Poula and Erin Wenzel. Poula posted 10 kills and also led the team defensively with 16 digs. Wenzel added 8 kills. Right side hitter Megan Allmandinger and middle hitter Payton Hilton each had 5 kills. Halle Lueck set a solid match as she dished out 33 assists, and was also strong defensively as she had 12 digs.

The Eagles are on the road this Thursday for an ICCAC match vs. Iowa Lakes. They return to Johnson Hall next Wednesday to take on ICCAC rivals - #14 DMACC Bears at 6:30 p.m.

Volleyball - Mon, Sep. 29, 2014 at 9:55 AM
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METROSPORTSREPORT.COM- OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The seventh-ranked Kirkwood volleyball team raised its record to 20-2 Saturday with a pair of victories at the Johnson County tournament in Overland Park, Kan. The Eagles topped #4 Johnson County, 26-24, 28-26, 25-15, and rallied to defeat #14 North Platte, 23-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-16. Erin Wenzel had 14 kills and Heather Poula added 13 kills against #4 Johnson County. Halle Lueck provided 40 assists and 14 digs. Becca Bell, Payton Hilton and Megan Allmandinger had six blocks. Wenzel and Poula had 11 kills against North Platte. Lueck had 40 more assists. Bell blocked 10 shots. Nicole Snyder had 16 digs.

On Friday the Eagles rolled to a pair of 3-0 victories as they topped RV Coffeyville, 25-14, 25-16, 25-17. Heather Poula had 15 kills, Halle Lueck dished out 39 assists and Kensley Heater collected 12 digs. Kirkwood defeated #3 Central (Neb.), 25-17, 25-15, 25-23. Erin Wenzel finished with 14 kills, Poula 13 and Megan Allmandinger added 12 kills. Defensively for the Eagles Poula and Snyder each had 14 digs, Heater contributed 12 and Bell had 6 blocks. Lueck had 39 more assists.

Kirkwood went 4-0 in the tournament.