MASON CITY - The NIACC wrestling team is ranked No. 11 in the preseason NJCAA Division I rankings released Monday.
Ellsworth is ranked No. 1, Iowa Western is No. 2, Iowa Central is No. 4 and Iowa Lakes is No. 7.
In the individual preseason rankings by Intermat, Anderly is ranked No. 1 at 141 pounds, Faught is ranked seventh at 165 pounds and Lee is ranked fourth at 184 pounds.
Anderly earned all-American honors by placing fifth at 141 pounds at last season's national meet in Council Bluffs. Anderly was 14-7 with 2 two falls, one technical fall and four major decisions as a freshman.
NIACC opens its season Wednesday in a dual meet at No. 2 Iowa Western.
NJCAA Division I wrestling rankings
Ellsworth, Iowa Western, North Idaho, Iowa Central, Western Wyoming, Colby, Iowa Lakes, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, Northwest, Clackamas, NIACC, RCTC, Niagara County, Nassau, Pratt, Barton, Norwest Kansas Tech, Southwestern Oregon, Spartanburg Methodist, Muskegon.