AUSTIN, Minn. - The NIACC softball team dropped a 9-6 decision to Kirkwood in a non-league contest on Saturday.
Kirkwood plated five runs in the first inning. The Eagles also added a single runs in the third and fifth innings and scored two runs in the fourth frame.
NIACC scored two runs in the third and fifth innings and single runs in the second and seventh frames.
NIACC, which topped Rock Valley College in its first game on Saturday, received home runs from Kaci Sherwood, Marissa Norby and Tayler Schmidt in its second game of the day. It was Sherwood's 10th career home run.