Kirkwood Volleyball defeated Region 16 winner MCC-Longview CC 3-0 sets to win the District D Championship match. Scores of the match were 25-15, 25-22, 25-18. The match qualified the Eagles to the NJCAA Division II National Tournament in Charleston, West Virginia, November 15 - 17.
Kirkwood volleyball is the current Region XI-A champion and the District D champion. The Eagles (32-8) were awarded the 5th seed in the 16-team, tournament and will take on 12th-seeded Carl Sandburg (26-17) at 2 p.m. (CDT) on Nov. 15 in Charleston, WV.
The winner advances to the quarterfinals at 6:30 p.m. (CDT) Nov. 15 versus the winner of No. 4 South Mountain and No. 13 Moraine Valley. The losers will play in the ninth-place bracket at 11 a.m. Nov. 16 (CDT).