NIACC women move up to 5th in latest poll

NIACC's Kelcie Hale drives to the basket during Saturday's win over SWCC.
NIACC's Kelcie Hale drives to the basket during Saturday's win over SWCC.

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

NIACC (15-5, overall, 6-1 ICCAC) was ranked seventh in the Jan. 29 poll. The Lady Trojans were 2-0 last week with home wins over Iowa Lakes (99-70) and Southwestern (107-72).

NIACC, which has won five straight games, returns to action Wednesday at Iowa Central in an ICCAC contest. The Lady Trojans host No. 2 Kirkwood on Saturday.

NJCAA Division II poll (Feb. 5, 2019)

Illinois Central, Kirkwood, Moraine Valley, Johnson County, NIACC, North Arkansas, Kansas City (Kan.), Union County, Lincoln Land, Highland (Kan.), South Suburban, Niagara County, Pima, Muskegon, Lake Land, Labette, Monroe CC, Mid-Michigan, St. Louis, Catawba Valley.

NIACC women's 2018-19 season (17-5 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 79, Iowa Central 62

NIACC 110, DMACC 85

Kirkwood 77, NIACC 71

NIACC 102, Southeastern 69

NIACC 116, Little Priest Tribal College 69

NIACC 119, Ellsworth 54

NIACC 99, Iowa Lakes 70

NIACC 107, Southwestern 72

NIACC's 2018-19 season in the polls

Feb. 5 - 5th

Jan. 29 - 7th

Jan. 23 - 9th

Jan. 15 - 5th

Jan. 8 - 4th

Dec. 18 - 3rd

Dec. 11 - 3rd

Dec. 4 - 3rd

Oct. 29 - 10th

No. 10 NIACC rolls, 120-71
November 24, 2018 No. 10 NIACC rolls, 120-71