NIACC returns to softball rankings at No. 17

NIACC's Alyssa Laxson waits for the pitch at third base during a game earlier this season against DMACC in Boone.
NIACC's Alyssa Laxson waits for the pitch at third base during a game earlier this season against DMACC in Boone.

MASON CITY - After a week's absence, the NIACC softball team returned to the NJCAA Division II rankings at No. 17 on Tuesday.

NIACC (26-14 overall, 18-6 in the ICCAC) was ranked No. 6 in the April 16 poll and then fell out of the rankings in the April 23 poll.

Last week, NIACC swept league doubleheaders from Ellsworth and Southwestern and the Lady Trojans split a twinbill against No. 2 DMACC.

Kirkwood is ranked eighth in this week's poll and Iowa Central is ranked No. 13.

With four ICCAC games remaining, NIACC sits in third place in the ICCAC standings with its 18-6 record . DMACC (39-6 overall) leads the league with a record of 22-2, Kirkwood (38-13 overal) is in second at 17-5 and Iowa Central (34-13 overall) is in fourth at 15-9.

 NIACC wraps up the regular season with home doubleheaders against Ellsworth on Saturday and Kirkwood on Sunday.

NJCAA Division II rankings (April 30, 2019)

LSU-Eunice, DMACC, Jones, Phoenix, Highland (Kan.), Itawamba, St. Louis, Kirkwood, Mississippi Gulf Coast, Louisburg, Madison, East Central (Miss.), Iowa Central, CCBC Catonsville, Lansing, Johnson County, NIACC, Morris, Pitt, Dawson.

NIACC's 2019 season (26-14 overall)

NIACC 3, Rock Valley 2

Kirkwood 9, NIACC 6

NIACC 9, Bryant & Stratton 0

NIACC 6, Rock Valley 5

Daytona State College 5, NIACC 4

Daytona State College 10, NIACC 4

NIACC 5, Eastern Florida State 3

NIACC 7, Eastern Florida State 4

Indian River State College 4, NIACC 3

Indian River State College 9, NIACC 5

Indian Hills 1, NIACC 0

NIACC 12, Indian Hills 6

NIACC 9, North Central Missouri College 0

NIACC 3, North Central Missouri College 0

NIACC 9, Iowa Lakes 5

NIACC 15, Iowa Lakes 9

NIACC 11, Iowa Central 4

NIACC 12, Iowa Central 0 (5)

Kirkwood 2, NIACC 0

NIACC 13, Kirkwood 8

NIACC 8, Northeast CC 0 (5)

NIACC 9, Northeast CC 0 (5)

NIACC 15, Iowa Central 1 (5)

Iowa Central 4, NIACC 2

NIACC 15, Southwestern 0 (6)

NIACC 11, Southwestern 3 (5)

NIACC 13, Iowa Lakes 3 (6)

NIACC 9, Iowa Lakes 1 (5)

Indian Hills 14, NIACC 1 (6)

Indian Hills 11, NIACC 3 (5)

DMACC 9, NIACC 1 (6)

DMACC 9, NIACC 8

NIACC 10, Northeast CC 0 (5)

Northeast CC 4, NIACC 3

NIACC 8, Ellsworth 0 (5)

NIACC 6, Ellsworth 0

NIACC 8, Southwestern 0 (5)

NIACC 12, Southwestern 0 (5)

DMACC 5, NIACC 3

NIACC 10, DMACC 6

 

 

NIACC sweeps Ellsworth
April 25, 2019 NIACC sweeps Ellsworth
No. 7 NIACC sweeps SWCC
April 13, 2019 No. 7 NIACC sweeps SWCC