MCC pair selected for weekly league honors

Jesenia Colbert and Kino Ryosuke

Jesenia Colbert and Kino Ryosuke

A pair of Marshalltown Community College student-athletes were honored by the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference for their performances last week.

Kino Ryosuke of the MCC men’s soccer team and Jesenia Colbert of the Tiger volleyball squad both were named Athlete of the Week in their respective sports.

Ryosuke recorded six goals and two assists in only two matches last week for the nationally ranked MCC men’s soccer team. The No. 13 Tigers defeated the Mount Mercy junior varsity 8-1 and Hawkeye CC 5-0 margin in a pair of home wins last week.

With 17 goals so far this season, Ryosuke ranks fifth nationally.

Colbert compiled 62 kills in four matches last week as the Tigers went 3-1 with a lone loss to No. 6 Indian Hills. Colbert ranks 10th in the country with 245 kills this season, and also stands 28th with a 3.27 kills per set average.