Eagles drop first round match at National Tournament

Eagles drop first round match at National Tournament
Friday, 22 November 2019 06:14 Metro Sports Report Kirkwood - Kirkwood Home
 
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The No. 9 seeded Kirkwood women's volleyball team were swept by No. 8 Illinois Central, 3-0, in the opening round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament Thursday at the Charleston Civic Center.

Kirkwood (26-15) will face Mercyhurst North East (19-8) in a consolation match Friday at 11 a.m. as they try to battle back for ninth place in the 16-team tournament.

Anna Gorsich had 12 kills for Kirkwood. Madi Wagaman and Rachael Nelson had 13 assists. Olivia Richards made 16 digs and Maranda Wheelock had 14. Maggie Peters blocked five shots.

2019 NJCAA Division II Volleyball Championship

NJCAA DIVISION II TOURNAMENT
Opening Round

No. 11 McHenry County 3, No. 6 Gulf Coast State 2
No. 3 Scottsdale 3, No. 14 Oakland 0
No. 2 Coffeyville 3, No. 15 Montgomery 0
No. 10 Grand Rapids 3, No. 9 Northeast 0
No. 1 Parkland 3, No. 16 Mercyhurst North East 0
No. 8 Illinois Central 3, No. 9 Kirkwood 0
No. 4 Fort Scott 3, No. 13 Waubonsee 0
No. 12 Bismarck State 3, Catawba Valley 2

Quarterfinals

No. 3 Scottsdale 3, No. 11 McHenry County 0
No. 2 Coffeyville 3, No. 10 Grand Rapids 0
No. 1 Parkland 3, No. 8 Illinois Central 2
No. 12 Bismarck State 3, No. 4 Fort Scott 1