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Iowa State senior Logan Schaben throws the ball during the Iowa State vs Kansas game on May 3. The Cyclones defeated the Jayhawks 3-2.

Iowa State softball won its opening contest of the 2019 fall season on Sunday, defeating the Kirkwood Eagles 8-6. 

Each team registered double digit hits – 18 for the Cyclones and 12 for the Eagles. Each team hit one home run.

The Eagles played a clean game, recording no errors, while the Cyclones had three.

A mix of players participated in the game. Four Cyclones pitched – none of which totaled more than three innings. The infield and outfield saw a variety of Cyclones play.

The Cyclones will be in search of another victory at 4 p.m. on Friday as they take on the NIACC Trojans. The game will take place at the Cyclone Sports Complex.

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