NIACC women ranked No. 4 in latest poll

NIACC's Mandy Willems shoots a three-pointer in a game at Southwestern in December.
NIACC's Mandy Willems shoots a three-pointer in a game at Southwestern in December.

MASON CITY - The NIACC women's basketball team is ranked fourth in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday.

NIACC (10-3 overall, 1-0 ICCAC) was No. 10 in the preseason poll and held down the No. 3 spot in the three December polls.

Since the last poll, the Lady Trojans topped Bryant & Stratton (77-70) and Parkland (88-76) and dropped a 84-77 decision to No. 2 Illinois Central at the Illinois Central Cougar Holiday Tournament in late December.

Johnson County CC is ranked No. 1 in the first poll of 2019. Kirkwood is ranked No. 10 and Iowa Lakes is receiving votes.

NIACC owns a victory over Illinois Central (95-89 in overtime) at the Konigsmark Klassic in the season opener for both teams. The Lady Trojans have lost to No. 1 Johnson County (82-74).

NIACC returns to action Wednesday at home against Iowa Central in an ICCAC contest. Game time is slated for 5:30 p.m. in the NIACC gym.

NJCAA Division II poll (Jan. 8, 2018)

Johnson County, Illinois Central, Highland (Kan.), NIACC, Kansas City (Kan.), Moraine Valley, North Arkansas, Union County, Monroe CC, Kirkwood, Lake Land, Lincoln Land, Mid-Michigan, Chandler-Gilbert, Sinclair, St. Louis, Bryant & Stratton (Virginia), Niagara County, Fort Scott, South Suburban.

NIACC women's 2018-19 season (10-3 overall)

NIACC 95, Illinois Central 89  (OT)

NIACC 109, Bay College 74

NIACC 111, Marshalltown CC 65

NIACC 126, RCTC 86

Trinity Valley CC 78, NIACC 73

Johnson County CC 82, NIACC 74

NIACC 120, Kalamazoo Valley CC 71

NIACC 117, Bryant & Stratton 95

NIACC 79, Northeast CC 68

NIACC 113, Southwestern 92

NIACC 77, Bryant & Stratton 70

Illinois Central 84, NIACC 77

NIACC 88, Parkland 76

NIACC's 2018-19 season in the polls

Oct. 29 - 10th

Dec. 4 - 3rd

Dec. 11 - 3rd

Dec. 18 - 3rd

Jan. 8 - 4th

NIACC's 2017-18 season in the polls

Feb. 21 - 13th

Feb. 13 - 13th

Feb. 6 - 15th

Jan. 30 - 16th

Jan. 23 - 10th

Jan. 17 - 7th

Jan. 9 - 10th

Dec. 19 - 2nd

Dec. 12 - 2nd

Dec. 5 - 2nd

Oct. 26 - 9th

NJCAA Divison II results
March 19, 2019 NJCAA Divison II results
No. 10 NIACC rolls, 120-71
November 24, 2018 No. 10 NIACC rolls, 120-71