Tigers Open with 0-3 Loss to Kirkwood
MARSHALLTOWN - The Marshalltown Community College volleyball team lost to NJCAA Division II #6 ranked Kirkwood Community College, 3-0 Tuesday evening to open Iowa Community College Athletic Conference play. The Eagles won by scores of 25-17, 25-13 and 25-11.
Sophomore outside hitter Mady Van Metre (Marshalltown, Iowa) continued to lead the Tigers at the net with 13 kills. Van Metre is currently leading the nation with 4.79 kills per set. Sam Oujiri Cedar Rapids, Iowa) added five kills. Freshmen Libero Ashley Salgado (Ottumwa, Iowa) turned in 16 digs.
Next up for MCC is their home MCC Tiger Invitational September 14-15. The Tigers will face Graceland University JV (2 p.m.) and Lincoln Land Community College (6 p.m.) on Friday and Coffeyville Community College (11 a.m.) and Neosho County Community College (3 p.m.) on Saturday.