Freshman pitcher, Jake Medcalf, has been named Iowa Community College Athletic Conference’s Division I pitcher of the week for his performance during the week of April 15th through the 21st. The right-hander threw 6.2 innings in two different appearances. Against Division II opponent NIACC, Medcalf pitched four important, scoreless innings, which included four strikeouts. Against conference opponent Indian Hills, Medcalf threw 2.2 scoreless innings to seal a win for the Tigers.
Head Coach Steve Garber announced recently that he signed point guard Rachelle Smith. Smith, a 5’6 hails from Des Moines, IA and currently attends Des Moines East High School. Smith helped the Scarlets to a 15-8 record on the season, appearing in all 23 games. She shot 38.8% from the floor and scored 79 points on the year, for a 3.4 points per game average from the point guard position.
The National Junior College Athletic Association has named sophomore guard Kelton Edwards to its Honorable Mention Team. The Houston, TX native scored 571 points this season while shooting 45.8% from the field, 36.6% from the arch and 81% from the line. Edwards led the conference in points and points per game, as well as field goals (227 for 496).
Sophomore Saydee Terrell was a one woman wrecking squad over the weekend, earning her the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Player of the Week distinction for the first time in her career. In four games, at the dish, she knocked six balls out of the park totaling 11 RBIs. The Chariton, Iowa native also doubled and scored six runs herself. In the field from three different positions, Terrell had no errors in nine chances.
Freshman Taylor Hipsley has earned ICCAC Player of the Week honors for the week the Tigers held their spring break trip in Florida. The Tigers went 2-6 on the week, however Hipsley stood out in 20 at-bats, she came up with seven hits for a .350 average. More importantly, she belted three home runs and knocked in 10 runs. The Redfield, IA native scored seven runs as well in the seven games she played in. She is averaging .393 this season in ten games played. The second baseman has also been consistent with the glove as well, boasting a .944 fielding percentage through 10 games.
Kelton Edwards headlined a group of three sophomores on the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference All-Region teams. Edwards earned 1st team All ICCAC while Goran Vidovic and Eduardo Lane earned honorable mention nods.
Stokes and Solsona land on ICCAC All-Region Teams
The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference has named Dana Stokes 1st Team All-Region and Clara Solsona to the Honorable Mention team for their efforts on the hardwood this season. Stokes, a freshman from Chicago, IL, was a consistent presence for the Tigers this year. Averaging 27 minutes per game, she chipped in 9.0 points per game and grabbed 4.2 boards. Often matched against the opposing team’s highest offensive threat, Stokes was able to showcase her stingy defense.