Eagles win over RedTails, 3-1

No. 14 Alyssa Tegeler
No. 14 Alyssa Tegeler fakes for a kill so her teammate could go for the real thing during a match against Hawkeye Community College on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Kirkwood won 3-1. PHOTO BY JESSICA MCWILLIAMS

Kirkwood Community College returned to the volleyball court at Johnson Hall on Sept. 28. Their opponent for this match was Hawkeye Community College, and Kirkwood entered the game with a 21-3 record.   

Kirkwood controlled set one. Hawkeye had very little success in the first set, and the Eagles won the first round 25-15. 

Set two was much more competitive. The Eagles did not continue the momentum that they started with, and the Hawkeye Community College RedTails won 25-20 to tie the match at one all. 

Set three started strong for the RedTails but the Eagles got it going again. The Eagles were up 24-20 before conceding the next three points to the RedTails. Kirkwood was still able to hold on and win the third set by a score of 25-23. 

Set four was another exciting one. It was back-and-forth to begin but Hawkeye managed to pull out to a 13-10 advantage. Kirkwood rallied back and won the fourth set, 25-22. The match was won 3 sets to 1. 

Ava Morris led the way with 14 kills and Sierra Marshall had 13 digs for the Eagles. 

Students get free admission to home matches with their EagleCard.

Image courtesy of Jessica McWilliams | Kirkwood Communiqué

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