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Alex Loew September 13, 2022

The fall sports season is upon us. Despite DMACC not having a football program, there are still plenty of Bear’s athletics to look forward to this season. 

The Men’s and Women’s cross country teams have each competed in one meet so far in their young season. Both teams will compete in the same meets this year beginning with the Bill Buxton Invitational that took place on September 2 in Indianola. The Men’s cross country team finished 5th place overall, with their best individual finish coming from Michael Lord at 18th overall. Natalie Segura secured a 5th place finish for the Lady Bears on the women’s side of the meet. The Lady Bears finished 3rd place overall. Both teams will next compete at the Les Duke Invitational in Grinnell. The meet is scheduled to start at 10:00 AM.

The Men’s golf team began its fall tune-up season back in August at the Iowa Central Invite. Sam Vertanen led the Bears shooting one over par, with the Bears tying for 3rd overall. In their second contest, the Bears finished 3rd overall at the NIACC fall invite. They were led by Spencer Clatt who shot a 74 at two-over par. The next meet is here in Boone for the DMACC Invitation on Friday, September 16.

The Women’s golf team has competed in one meet so far this season, and will continue its fall tune-up on Friday, September 16 at the DMACC Invitational. So far, the Bears finished in 2nd place at the NIACC Invite in Mason City. Sophomore Ashley Michel secured the medalist position on the day. She shot one-over-par to lead the Lady Bears to a 2nd place finish overall.

The volleyball team is off to a hot start so far this season. The Lady Bears showcase an 8-3 overall record, with a 2-0 record in the ICCAC. Freshman Eden Wilson leads the team in scoring with 126 kills on the year. Freshman Kenya Presscott leads the team in digs, while another freshman Kylie Henry leads the Lady Bears in total blocks with 27. DMACC will next compete vs. Hawkeye Community College on Wednesday, September 14.

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