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No. 11 Eagles finish 2-2 in tourney


The 11th-ranked Kirkwood women's volleyball team split its two matches  in the Kirkwood tournament Saturday and finished with a 2-2 record in the event at Johnson Hall.

The Eagles were swept by top-ranked Parkland, 25-19, 25-19, 25-18, in  their first match Saturday, then rebounded with a 25-20, 28-26, 25-15 verdict over ninth-ranked McHenry County.

All four of Kirkwood's matches in the tournament were against ranked opponents.

Ady Wintermote led the Eagles Saturday with 19 kills in the two matches. Abbi Tunis had 13 kills, Margaret Micka 11, Nyadoar Gatwech 10 and McKenzie Petersen eight.

Grace Swenning collected 29 assists and Lauren Keane had 28. Micka led Kirkwood in digs with 21, followed by Brianna Eberhardt (20), Wintermote (15) and Keane (13).

Petersen blocked 11 shots Saturday. Gatwech blocked six, Micka five and Haleigh Durnin four.

Parkland won all four of its matches to win the tournament.


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