Softball Moves on in National Tournament

By April 27, 2015November 20th, 2018No Comments
The Kirkwood Eagles softball team after winning the Region XI championship

The Kirkwood Eagles softball team after winning the Region XI championship

UPDATE 5/14/15: Clinton, Miss. (May 14, 2015)-The Kirkwood softball team held on to defeat the Mercyhurst North East Saints on Wednesday by a score of 3-2. The third-seeded Eagles stay in the winners bracket and move on to face the eleventh-seeded Johnson County Cavaliers on Thursday (5/14) at 3:30 p.m. The Cavaliers defeated sixth-seed Illinois Central to advance.

For more coverage of the game, check out Metro Sports Report.


UPDATE 5/1/15: Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 1, 2015)-The sixth-ranked Kirkwood softball team defeated North Platte Community College for the District G Championship and now move on to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Softball National Championship on May 13-16 in Clinton, Miss. The Eagles defeated the Knights in two games by scores of 9-0 and 19-1. 

Check back with the Kirkwood Report for more national tournament coverage.


Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 27, 2015)-The Kirkwood softball team defeated the Southwestern Community College Spartans by a score of 17-3 and claimed the NJCAA Region XI-A title this afternoon.

The Eagles move on to host North Platte Community College May 1-2 in Cedar Rapids for the District G championship. The winner moves on to the national tournament. The schedule for the double-elimination District championship is as follows:


What: Kirkwood (43-8) vs. North Platte (19-27)
Where: Kirkwood Softball Field

Friday, May 1
Game 1 – 2 p.m.
Game 2 – 4 p.m.

Saturday, May 2
Game 3 – Noon (If necessary)