The 2019-2020 academic year at Kirkwood didn’t turn out the way any of us had planned or hoped. However, there were still some great moments in Eagles sports before the shut-downs began. These photos are just a few highlights from the 2019-2020 sports season that showcase the talent and hard work of our student athletes.
#2 Seybian Sims hangs from the rim after a slam dunk while playing against Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) on Feb. 12. Photo by Jessica McWilliams.
# 15 Rachel Nelson, freshman, serves the ball during the game against DMACC on Sept 18. Photo by Augustine Shukurani
#4 Shelby Hulsebus starts to lead off second base while keeping her eye on the pitch in a scrimmage against Iowa Central Community College on Oct 13. Photo by Jeff Sigmund.
#4 Ju Gastion, sophomore looks to pass on Nov 8. Photo by Jeff Sigmund.
#43 Michael Robles sophomore catches the pitch while the Mount Mercy batter looks on in disbelief during a scrimmage game at Kirkwood on Oct 15. Photo by Jeff Sigmund.
#11 Anna Gorsich along with teammates wait for a serve from Iowa Central Community on Oct 9. Photo by Jeff Sigmund.
# 32 Jared Thompson Redshirt Sophomore sets to send the heat during a scrimmage game against Mount Mercy University on Oct 15. Photo by Jeff Sigmund.
Intramural football team, Tweak Squad, lines up on the yard line before the ball snaps. Photo by Alexis Haggstrom.
Eagles dig out a hard driven ball from Indian Hills on Sept 12. Photo by Augustine Shukurani.
#1 Jayme Finn sophomore beats the play at second base during the game against Indian Hills Community college on Oct 13. Photo by Jeff Sigmund.
Students show support to the Kirkwood basketball teams by dressing up in vacation attire during Hawaiian night on Feb. 12. Photo by Jessica McWilliams.
#8 Madi Wagaman, sophomore, prepares to hit the ball while teammate #9 Abbie Ericson, sophomore, looks on. Photo by Alexis Haggstrom.
#30 DJ Purnell and #3 Chris Burnell celebrate Kirkwood’s win against DMACC on Feb. 12. Photo by Jessica McWilliams.
# 3 Delani Harris, freshman, goes for a layup against Kansas City Community College at the Kirkwood Classic on Nov 9. Photo by Jessica McWilliams.
#2 D’eric Shenault, shortstop, makes a play at second base during a scrimmage game with Ellsworth Community College on Sept 11. Photo by Jeff Sigmund.
#1 Paige Bradford looks for an opening during Kirkwood's quarterfinals game against DMAC on March 5. Photo by Jessica McWilliams.
#13 Luke Appel, sophomore, scores a layup against Little Priest Tribal College during the the NJCAA regional quarterfinals on march 3. Photo by Juana Jones.
Cheerleaders perform a stunt during Kirkwood's Sophomore night Feb. 29. Photo by Jessica McWilliams.
#21 Jamal Stephenson goes in for a layup against Ellsworth Community College players on Feb. 19. Photo by Jessica McWilliams.
#11 Anna Gorsich, freshman, and #16 Taylor Carey, sophomore, go up to attempt to block a spike from Indian Hill Community College on Sept 12. Photo by Augustine Shukurani.