The MCC baseball season has come to an end after the team finished third in the Region XI Tournament on May 12th. While the season did not finish as they had hoped, this year’s Tiger squad was full of individual talent, as six Tigers were selected for All-Region honors.
Head women’s basketball Coach, Steve Garber, announced Monday morning the addition of Nyadholi Deng to the Tiger basketball team for the 2018-19 season. Deng played her High School basketball at Des Moines North, finishing 4-16-1 overall and 4-5-1 in the Central Iowa Metropolitan League (CIML). Deng lead the Polar Bears statistically, averaging 10 points per game and grabbed 7.5 rebounds per game.
Marshalltown Community College’s Mohamed Thiam has decided to further his education and playing career at New Mexico State University. The 6’9 Forward from Dakar, Senegal has played in 59 games as a Tiger, averaging 19.7 points a game in his sophomore season and grabbing just over 9 rebounds a game. The standout forward shot 47.1% from the field and totaled 1005 points in his career. He capped off his career with a Third Team All-American nod from the NJCAA. Thiam entered the 2017-18 season ranked at the #6 JUCO prospect and the #1 forward in the nation by JUCOrecruiting.com.
The Marshalltown Community College baseball team competed in their second day of the Region XI Division I Baseball Tournament on Saturday, taking on the Reivers of Iowa Western and the Falcons of Indian Hills Community College. After the Tigers upset the Falcons Friday afternoon, they advanced, setting up the quarterfinal showdown with the #2 team in the country. The Tigers would drop both games on Saturday afternoon, closing out the 2018 season.
Centerville, IA – The Marshalltown Community College baseball team entered the Region XI Baseball Tournament 8-32 and 6-18 in conference play. Their 6-18 conference record earned the Tigers the third seed in the tournament, taking on the 34-20 second seeded Falcons of Indian Hills Community College. The Tigers were 1-7 against the Falcons this season, but were able to pull off the upset, winning 10-5 and advancing to game four.
The Marshalltown Community College Athletic Department has announced the hiring of Hannah Goodwin as the Assistant Volleyball Coach. Goodwin is a recent graduate of Graceland University, where she was a member of the volleyball team. While at Graceland, Goodwin was awarded All-Conference honors as a sophomore and junior. Goodwin also served as a coach with the JV program during her final year and has experience coaching club volleyball.
With the regular season finished, the MCC baseball team now sets its sights on the Region XI Tournament. After finishing the season 6-18 in the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC), the Tigers hold the third seed in the tournament and will take on the Falcons of Indian Hills Community College in the first round. With the tournament beginning on Friday, May 11, we take a look at the four Division I teams.
The Marshalltown Community College softball season has now came to an end after the Region XI Division I Softball Tournament concluded on Sunday, April 29. After falling to Indian Hills Community College and Iowa Western Community College in the tournament, the Tigers finished the season with a 15-24 record and fourth in ICCAC Division I Softball. The Tigers were able to capture three spots on the All-Region teams this season, with freshmen Chasity Jordan and Saydee Terrell on the 2nd Team and sophomore Shaena Robinson earning a 1st Team nod as well as Defensive Player of the Year.
The Marshalltown Community College Athletic Department announced its Male Athlete of the Year at the Student Senate Honors & Recognition Reception on Wednesday, April 25. MCC Athletic Director, Kathleen Brown, honored sophomore Kino Ryosuke as the Male Athlete of the Year.
The MCC baseball team hosted the Falcons of Indian Hills Community College in ICCAC doubleheaders at Shawn Williams Field on May 5th and 6th. The Tigers were unable to pick up a win conference against their conference rival and currently sit at 8-32 on the season.
The Marshalltown Community College Athletic Department announced its Female Athlete of the Year at the Student Senate Honors & Recognition Reception on Wednesday, April 25. MCC Athletic Director, Kathleen Brown, honored sophomore Shaena Robinson as the Female Athlete of the Year.
Claudia Morente, a sophomore on the Marshalltown Community College women’s basketball team, has signed to continue her career at Upper Iowa University. Morente has been a consistent starter for the Tigers the last two years, starting in all 59 games and averaging over 38 minutes a game. The 5’5 guard has been an efficient facilitator of the court while averaging just under ten points per game.
The Marshalltown Community College baseball team traveled to Council Bluffs, Iowa on Saturday for a four game ICCAC series. The Tigers entered the weekend with a 6-10 conference record and looked to make headway. The #7 Reivers were 38-5 and a perfect 16-0 in the conference and extended their perfect conference record, taking all four games against the Tigers.
The Marshalltown Community College softball team traveled to Ottumwa, Iowa Friday morning to play in the Region XI Division I Softball Tournament with hopes of advancing to the National Tournament. The Tigers held a 15-22 overall record and finished 2-10 in the ICCAC to hold the #4 seed, pairing them with the #1 seed Warriors of Indian Hills Community College. The Warriors swept the Tigers in conference play this season and the trend continued as the Warriors defeated the Tigers 10-3 in the first round.
The MCC volleyball team added another member of the team for next year as Marija Eqic has signed her Letter of Intent. Egic is pin hitter from Crvenka, Serbia. In addition to volleyball, Marija has also participated in basketball and handball.
A pair of Tiger soccer players have decided to take their talents to Concordia University in the fall as Andre Santos and Roger De la Villa both signed to play soccer for the Bulldogs. Both players were two-year starts for the Tiger soccer team with Andre Santos playing in 34 games with 27 starts and Roger De la Villa playing in 35 games with 24 starts. The two played on opposite ends of the field as Santos was a stand out on defense and De la Villa was a contributing member of the high scoring group of forwards for the Tigers.
Head volleyball coach, Justin Hoskins, announced Jade Jenkins as the newest member of the MCC volleyball team after signing her letter of intent for the 2018-19 season. Jade is a middle hitter, playing at Ricarton High School where she earned team MVP honors and was named Sportswoman of the Year in 2017.
Marshalltown Community College Men’s Soccer player, Eneko Lasheras, has decided to continue his athletic and academic career in Lakeland, Florida at Florida Southern College. Lasheras played in 36 games while starting in 32 as a Tiger. He spend his time controlling the middle of the field as a dominant mid fielder in the ICCAC recorded eleven assists, scored nine goal, two being game winners.
The MCC women’s basketball team added a new member this week as Danielle Smith committed to joining the Tigers for the 2018-19 season. Smith is a 6’0 post from Citrus County High School in Inverness, Florida. She was a dominant presence on the court during high school, averaging 13.1 points and 10.8 rebounds per game. Danielle was a four year varsity player at Citrus County High School where her teams consistently competed for distract championships.
The MCC baseball team hosted the Spartans of Southwestern Community College at Shawn Williams Field on Wednesday afternoon to close off their eight game conference slate. Entering Wednesday’s games the Tigers held a 4-2 record over the Spartans, going 3-1 the past weekend. The Tiger split with the Spartans Wednesday afternoon, dropping the first game and taking the second game in dramatic fashion.
The MCC softball team traveled to Estherville, Iowa Tuesday afternoon to take on the Lakers of Iowa Lakes Community College. The Tigers entered the contest 14-21 and looking to add a few wins before heading to Ottumwa for the Region XI Division I Softball Tournament. They would split with the Lakers, falling in game one before closely taking game two.
The MCC baseball team traveled to Mason City, Iowa on Tuesday morning to play a single nine-inning game against the Trojans of North Iowa Are Community College. The Tigers fell 17-9 to the Trojans back on April 20, and failed to pick up the win, falling 11-0 Tuesday afternoon.
The MCC baseball team hosted the Spartans of Southwestern Community College in ICCAC doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday. The Tigers were able to go 3-1 in the four game series at Shawn Williams Field.