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.
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.