Monday afternoon the Tiger men’s soccer team hosted the Mt. Mercy University JV soccer team. In a wet and rainy afternoon, the Tigers dominated the pitch from start to finish. Kino Ryosuke had another spectacular day on the field recording three goals and two assist.
The 11-6 MCC volleyball team hosted the 4-10 NIACC Trojans Friday night in the Student Activity Center on the Marshalltown Community College campus. The Tigers and Trojans battled for four sets but in the end, the Tigers were able to hold off and secure the victory.
The 2017 Tiger Volleyball team plans to improve from a season ago. The 2016 team recorded a 12-22 record in Coach Justin Hoskins first year. Coming into year two Coach Hoskins has a roster of 11 freshman that will try to make a name for themselves in a very tough conference.
Dr. Kathleen Brown and the Marshalltown Community College Athletic Department welcome Kim Johnson as the new Head Baseball Coach. “We are excited to have Kim join our staff as our Head Baseball Coach,” stated MCC Athletic Director Kathleen Brown. “His wealth of experience and dedication to his players really stood out to both me and the committee throughout the interview process. We look forward to him building on the programs’ previous successes and creating his own culture as he takes us into a new era of Tiger Baseball.”
Marshalltown Community College will yet again have a highly competitive Men’s Soccer team in 2017. Preseason polls have the Men’s Soccer team ranked 10th in the nation. Iowa Western is currently ranked 3rd topping the list for the conference followed by Marshalltown Community College at 10th and Iowa Lakes Community College are receiving votes. With high expectations coming off the 2016 season, the Tigers plan to continue its winning ways in 2017. Last season the Tigers finished 15-4-1 and 12-3-1 in ICCAC competition. The Tigers finished second in the conference just behind the Reivers of Iowa Western.
The Marshalltown Community College Women’s Volleyball Team has announced its schedule for the 2017 season. The Tigers are coming off of season that saw them improve to 12 wins up from 4 during the 2015 season.
Marshalltown Community College’s Men’s Soccer and Women’s Volleyball teams have been named NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year after posting cumulative grade point averages of 3.00 or better for the 2016-2017 academic year.