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Ellsworth Community College
1100 College Ave.
Iowa Falls IA 50126

PH: 800-322-9235
FX: 641-648-8698

Dr. Chris Duree

Dr. Nancy Muecke

Athletic Director
Nate Forsyth

Athletic Trainer
Shawna Forsyth

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College News
Xavier Washpun named ICCAC Player of the Week
October 23, 2014

Freshman running back Xavier Washpun of the Ellsworth Community College Panther football team has been named the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) Football Offense Athlete of the Week.

Washpun, from Iowa City, put forth extraordinary efforts against Independence Community College in the Panthers’ 40-0 shut-out on Oct. 18. On 10 carries he gained 96 yards and caught two passes for 57 yards. Washpun is the son of Tara and Kenny Washpun.

Former ECC teammates go head-to-head at DI level
October 21, 2014

Ellsworth Community College football alumni Corry O’Meally and Devante Averette were Panther teammates from 2012-2014 who graduated and transferred to continue their football careers at the next level. On Oct. 18 they reconnected as opponents in the Oklahoma State vs. Texas Christian game.

Averette, a native of Melvindale, MI, is a linebacker for #15 Oklahoma State University and O’Meally, from Miami, FL, is a cornerback for #12 Texas Christian University. Both players received All American honors while attending ECC.

TCU and O’Meally came out on top in this match-up, with the Horned Frogs winning against Oklahoma by a score of 42-9.


Photo Caption: #2 Corry O’Meally and #40 Devante Averette.

Tyrian Taylor & O'Daryl Davis-Douglas receive Player of the Week honors
October 17, 2014

Two Ellsworth Community College football players have been named Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) Football Offense and Defense Athlete of the Week. Tyrian Taylor and O’Daryl Davis-Douglas were honored for their performances on Saturday, Oct. 11, in the Panthers’ win against Scott Community College.

Sophomore Taylor received offensive honors for his best performance so far this season. He accounted for three touchdowns for the Panthers with only one on receiving. He rushed for 72 yards on four carries and scored on a 50-yard run. He also threw one pass for 56 yards that resulted in a score. He caught for 69 yards and one touchdown.

Freshman cornerback Davis-Douglas was honored for his defensive performance during the win. He made six solo tackles. Along with the tackles, he broke up three passes and picked off one for his first interception of the season, as well as blocking a field goal attempt.

ECC volleyball wins two more over the weekend
October 7, 2014

The Ellsworth Community College volleyball team continued its winning streak over the weekend, beating both Viterbo JV and Central JV. ECC beat Viterbo JV in three sets, 25-22, 25-16 and 25-17. They then turned around and beat Central JV in the next game in four sets, 25-17, 22-25, 26-24 and 25-9.

Stat leaders for the weekend included Mary Goergen with 21 kills and 2 blocks; Cristina Negron with 54 set assists, 13 kills, 5 blocks and 17 digs; Keisha Machado with 18 kills and 2 aces; Madison Grabau with 31 digs and 4 aces; Darayliz Santiago with 29 set assists and 16 digs; April Jones with 16 kills and 6 blocks; and Grace Oyola with 16 kills and 5 blocks.

“We played well this weekend,” commented ECC Head Coach Melanie Suljic. “We are starting to click with some new things offensively and are able to spread the ball around to multiple threats. We're gaining confidence each day and are able to step outside of our comfort zone to grow as a team. If we continue to grow, we're going to be peaking at the right time.”

The Panthers will travel to take on Marshalltown Community College on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 7 pm.

ECC volleyball takes home third straight win
October 2, 2014

The Ellsworth Community College volleyball team is on a three-game winning streak. After defeating Southwestern and Grand View JV at home this past week, the Panthers have defeated Clinton Community College at their place 3-0.

The Panthers took all three sets with scores of 25-7, 25-14 and 25-12. Stats leaders included Mary Goergen with 13 kills; Keisha Machado with 6 kills; Cristina Negron with 31 set assists; Paola Soto with 4 aces; Madison Grabau with 7 digs and 3 aces; and Grace Oyola and April Jones with 2 blocks apiece.

“We hit well offensively and had good energy last night,” commented ECC Head Coach Melanie Suljic. “We were able to try some new things offensively and we were successful. Serving was also a key for our night last night. It was good to get a conference win in three on the road.”

The Panthers will travel to NIACC this weekend, where they’ll play Viterbo JV at 9 am and Central JV at 1 pm on Saturday, Oct. 4.

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Participating sports
Men's Baseball II - Stats Archive
Men's Basketball II - Stats Archive
Men's Football - Stats Archive
Men's Golf II
Men's Wrestling
Women's Basketball II - Stats Archive
Women's Golf
Women's Softball II - Stats Archive
Women's Volleyball II - Stats Archive

Total NJCAA Team National Championship Titles: 4

Men's Championships: 3
Women's Championships: 1

Breakdown by Sport:

  • Men's Division I Basketball: 1971
  • Men's Football: 1976, 1987
  • Women's Fast Pitch Softball: *1977



*Invitational Tournament

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