Freeport, IL- The Marshalltown Community College Men’s Basketball team fell just short in their quest for a championship at the William H Bear Classic hosted by Highland Community College. The weekend would end in one victory and two defeats, which leaves them slightly above .500 at 9-8 heading into the holiday break.
Sophomore defense man Rafael Ramos has earned the highest academic distinction from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), Scholar Athlete of the Year. Ramos had previously been named a 1st Team All-American selection for the NSCAA, as well as an NSCAA Scholar All-American. He will receive his award at the National Convention in January in Chicago, IL.
The Marshalltown Community College Baseball Program and Head Coach Anthony Everman has announced the hiring of Preston Bailey as an Assistant Coach for Tigers. This is Bailey’s first coaching appointment after a successful playing career at both the collegiate and professional level. Bailey’s focus will be assisting the pitchers on the mound, as well as recruiting.
The Marshalltown Community College soccer team capped their record setting season with a win and a tie at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championship. These marks placed them with a fifth place finish at the tournament, the second highest in program history.
The NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) and NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) released their All-American selections for the 2018 season this week as Rafael Vacas, Joel Serrano, and Rafael Ramos have been recognized on the elite teams. This is the highest number of players selected in one year in Marshalltown Community College Soccer history.
The Tigers traveled to Boone, IA to take on the DMACC Bears. After a sluggish first half, the Tigers proved too much for the Bears as they controlled the second half and handed the Bears an 87-71 loss.
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.