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Kirkwood Community College - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Chilcott fires 68 for Kirkwood

POLK CITY - Nathan Chilcott fired a 3-under-par 68 for the Kirkwood Eagles Monday and took a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Grand View Classic at the Tournament Club of Iowa in Polk City.

Ashford University leads the tournament at 290. Kirkwood shot 298 and is in second place in the nine-team event.

Sheldon Gryp shot a 2-over 73 for the Eagles. Ben Jones shot a 75, Ryan Palser 82 and Drew Slings 82.




No.8 Kirkwood slams Indian Hills

OTTUMWA - The eighth-ranked Kirkwood volleyball team defeated Indian Hills, 25-18, 24-26, 25-12, 25-15, in a junior college match Thursday night in Ottumwa.

Alicen Wintermote led a balanced attack with 12 kills and seven blocks for Kirkwood. Erin Walker contributed 10 kills and 15 digs. Heather Poula collected nine kills and 11 digs.

Chelsea Gryp had seven kills and eight digs. Payton Hilton pitched in with seven kills.




No.8 Kirkwood spikers top Southwestern

The Kirkwood volleyball team made their fans nervous Wednesday night when they made too many errors and dropped the first game of their ICCAC match against Southwestern Community College at Johnson Hall.

"I think we made ourselves nervous, too," said freshman Heather Poula.

The eighth-ranked Eagles settled down and rallied for a 21-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-20 victory with a balanced attack to remain undefeated in the conference.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 September 2013 11:55



Eagles 4th at Cropper Classic

Kirkwood's Nathan Chilcott and Sheldon Gryp tied for sixth place and led the Eagles to a fourth-place finish Sunday at the Cropper Golf Classic, hosted by Mount Mercy at Hunters Ridge.

The Eagles were tied for the lead at 10-over par after Saturday's opening round, but were 24-over in Sunday's round and finished 13 shots behind AIB. Illinois Wesleyan was second and Mount Mercy was third.

Mount Mercy's Ryan Schrimper, a former Linn-Mar prep, lost in a playoff for medalist honors to Viterbo's Bennett Laxton. Both finished the tournament at 2-under par.

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 September 2013 20:03



Kirkwood shares lead at Cropper Golf

Nathan Chilcott and Ryan Palser fired 72's Saturday to help the Kirkwood Eagles share first place after the first day of the Cropper Golf Classic at Hunters Ridge in Marion.

Kirkwood and Illinois Wesleyan are tied for the top spot in the 19-team field with four-man scores of 298 in the tight standings.

Ryan Schrimper of Mount Mercy shot a 3-under-par 69 to lead the field Saturday. Mount Mercy is hosting the tournament and the Mustangs are in fifth place, just four shots behind the leaders.




Eagles split matches at own event

The Kirkwood volleyball team split its two matches at the Kirkwood Invitational Saturday at Johnson Hall.

The Eagles defeated Iowa Central, 25-17, 25-13, 25-19. Alicen Wintermote had 11 kills and Megan Paustian had 10. Amber Timmins collected 35 assists and Cali Beyer had 20 digs.

Kirkwood lost to Parkland, 25-15, 24-26, 29-27, 25-21. Poula and Chelsea Gryp had 14 kills apiece and Wintermote notched 13. Timmins finished the four-set match with 47 assists. Byer had 14 digs.

The split left the eighth-ranked Eagles with a 10-4 record.


Kirkwood spikers sweep Northeast

NORFOLK, Neb. —  Erin Walker collected 16 kills and Amber Timmins had 31 assists Wednesday night as the Kirkwood College College volleyball team swept Northeast (Neb.), 25-19, 25-17, 25-18.

Heather Poula and Chelsea Gryp had eight kills for Kirkwood. Poula also had seven digs.

The eighth-ranked Eagles raised their record to 8-2.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 19:09

Kirkwood spikers salvage split

ESTHERVILLE - Kirkwood split a pair of matches again Saturday at the Iowa Lakes volleyball tournament.

The Eagles (7-2) were blanked by Central (Neb.) 3-0, but came back to beat Johnson County (Kan.) 3-1.

Kirkwood also split a pair of matches in the tournament Friday.



Eagles split matches in Estherville

ESTHERVILLE - Erin Walker and Heather Poula combined for 43 kills Friday as Kirkwood split two matches at the Iowa Lakes volleyball tournament in Estherville.

The Eagles lost to Iowa Western, 25-13, 26-24, 17-25, 25-22, and defeated Northeast (Neb.), 25-18, 25-21, 23-25, 25-17.

Walker finished with 22 kills for No.8 Kirkwood (6-1). Poula collected 21 kills and 32 digs. Alicen Wintermote had 15 kills in the two matches.


No.8 Eagles rock Ellsworth

Kirkwood ran its record to 5-0 with a straight set, 3-0, victory over Ellsworth in women's volleyball Wednesday night at Johnson Hall.

The No.8 Eagles won by scores of 25-18, 25-18 and 25-10.

Payton Hilton had 10 kills and Erin Walker added nine kills for Kirkwood.

The Eagles play in the Iowa Lakes tournament Friday and Saturday at Estherville.


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