Daytona Beach, FL- Marshalltown CC’s Men’s Soccer squad came up big when they needed to on Monday night against Cowley County CC (KS). The teams met in Pool D of the NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer National Championship, MCC as the four seed and Cowley as the ninth seed. Freshman Kazuki Kimura would emerge as the hero, netting a goal in each half to carry the Marshalltown Tigers to victory, earning them a crucial three points in pool play.
Iowa Falls, IA- The Marshalltown Community College Basketball team fell to NIACC but defeated Ellsworth in the inaugural Dale Howard Classic played over the weekend. The split moves them to 3-2 on the season.
Ames, IA- Sophomore setter Jelena Dukic has been named 1st Team All-Region for her on court efforts this season. She paced the offense to a program best 34 wins, as the season was one for the Tiger record books. The lone sophomore on the squad, she was consistently looked upon to provide leadership both on and off the court, a role that she flourished in for the Tigers.
Iowa Falls, IA- The Marshalltown Community College Women’s Basketball squad split games against NIACC and Ellsworth CC over the weekend, notching their first win of the season. The inaugural Dale Howard Classic hosted by Ellsworth Community College featured both a women’s and men’s division and was held on November 9th and 10th.
Sophomore goalkeeper Joel Serrano and freshman defenseman Aleix Viladot have been named ICCAC Athletes of the Week for soccer for the positions of goalkeeper and field player, respectively. They both earned this honor in large part for their heroic efforts with 19 seconds left in the Great Lakes District Championship Game.
Daytona Beach, FL- The seedings and pools were released this morning for the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Men’s Soccer National Championship. The Marshalltown Community College Tigers were awarded the 4th seed in the tournament landing them in pool D with Eastern Florida State College and Cowley College. Pool D play action opens up on Monday, November 12th at 5PM ET.
Moberly, MO- The Marshalltown Community College Women’s Basketball squad dropped their opening games at the Moberly Area Community College Classic over the weekend. The Tigers faced tough opponents in the host college, Moberly Area, on Friday and Independence Community College on Saturday.
Ottumwa, IA: The MCC Tiger Men’s Basketball team opened their season strong at the Financial Partners Classic hosted by Indian Hills Community College. The Tigers faced Independence Community College on Friday and Butler Community College on Saturday, winning both games by double figures.
A wet and rainy day was the setting for an unforgettable match. 90 minutes of regulation and two 10 minute overtime periods were not enough to determine a winner in the Great Lakes District Championship on Saturday, October 3, when the Tigers faced the Region IV champions, Morton College Panthers from Cicero, Illinois. Instead, it would take a shoot out to see the Tigers prevail and punch their ticket to the NJCAA DI National Soccer Tournament.
Sophomore Joel Serrano has been named the goalkeeper of the week for the week of October 22nd through October 28th by the National Junior College Athletic Association. During the week, Serrano was a main factor in the Tigers winning their first Region XI Championship since 2012. During the week, the Tigers defeated Iowa Western 2-0, and then #8 Iowa Lakes 1-0 in overtime.
The Marshalltown Community College Athletic Department has announced the student-athletes of the month for the month of October. Sophomore Rafael Ramos and freshman Halee Pedro are being honored with this distinction. Both individuals have been instrumental of the successes of their respective programs this year. They both are leaders both in and out of the classroom as well, exemplifying what it means to be a student-athlete at MCC.
The Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team continues to bring in the hardware as the post season honors are awarded. After Saturday’s Region XI Championship match, Head Coach Rafael Martinez was named co-coach of the year with Iowa Lakes’ Ben MacRae. He was awarded this distinction after the Tigers were crowned the Region XI regular season champions earning them the top seed and home field advantage throughout the playoffs. This is the second time he has earned this award.
A golden goal in the 6th minute in overtime propelled the Tigers to the title over Iowa Lakes Community College. Sophomore Rafael Vacas, who was later named Region XI Player of the Year, netted the game winner in extra time giving the Tigers their first Region XI Tournament Title since 2012.
The Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team executed all around to come out on top against Iowa Western Community College in the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) Regional Semifinal on Tuesday. The victory snapped a three-year losing streak to the Reivers in post-season play.
In the latest poll released by the NJCAA, the Marshalltown Men’s Soccer team has claimed the second spot. This is the highest national rating for any sport in MCC athletics history. The team currently sits with a 15-1 overall record, 9-1 within the ICCAC. The Tigers secured the ICCAC Regular Season Championship on Saturday which guarantees home field advantage throughout the playoffs. Decisive shutouts last week versus Hawkeye Community College and William Penn’s JV squad helped elevate the team four slots from last week (6th). The Tigers success can be attributed in part to their stingy defense, which is currently ranked 3rd within the NJCAA.
The Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team has secured the ICCAC regular season title for the first time since 2015. The Tigers dropped their first game of ICCAC play but then would run the table their final nine games to secure the crown. With a final record of 9-1, the Tigers edged out the Iowa Lakes CC Lakers on a head to head tie breaker.