NIACC softball team ranked 19th

MASON CITY - The NIACC softball team is ranked No. 19 in the first NJCAA Divsion II poll released Tuesday.

NIACC (5-3 overall) returns to action Friday at Southeast CC. The doubleheader in Beatrice, Neb. is slated to start at 2 p.m.

DMACC (7-0) is ranked No. 2. Other ICCAC teams ranked are No. 5 Kirkwood and No. 12 Iowa Central.

The last time a NIACC softball team was ranked was in the March 16, 2016 poll when the Lady Trojans checked in at No. 15.

NJCAA Division II poll

Jones County, DMACC, Highland (Kan.), LSU-Eunice, Kirkwood, Phoenix, Mississippi Gulf Coast, East Central (Miss.), Cowley, Mesa, Itawamba, Iowa Central, Kalamazoo Valley, Madison, Florence-Darlington Tech, Hutchinson, Northeast Mississippi, Pitt, NIACC, East Central (Mo.).

NIACC'S 2018 season (5-3)

NIACC 13, Viterbo University 12

Viterbo University 9, NIACC 6

NIACC 25, RCTC 1

Southeastern 9, NIACC 6

NIACC 15, Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) 7

Southeastern 12, NIACC 0

NIACC 27, Century College 0

NIACC 13, Century College 1

NIACC LEADERS

HITTING

Batting average (minimum of 20 at-bats) - Morgan Thesing-Ritter .607, Courtney Johannes .519, Alyssa Laxson .500.

Hits - Johannes 13, Thesing-Ritter 17, Johannes 14, Kaitlyn Carlson 12, Laxson 12, Kaci Sherwood 12.

Doubles - Johannes 8, Katie Chapman 5, Sherwood 5.

Triples - Thesing-Ritter 2.

Home runs - Johannes 1, Sherwood 1, Laxson 1.

RBIs - Carlson 14, Johannes 13, Sherwood 12.

Stolen bases - Thesing-Ritter 14, Carlson 7, Shelby Low 6.

PITCHING

Wins - Johannes 3-1.

Innings pitched - Johannes 18 2/3.

Strikeouts - Johannes 25.

 

 

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