MASON CITY - The NIACC wrestling team is ranked No. 12 in the second Intermat NJCAA Division I rankings released Monday.
NIACC was ranked 11th in the preseason rankings in November.
In the latest rankings, Ellsworth is No. 3, Iowa Lakes is No. 4, Iowa Western is No. 7 and Iowa Central is No. 10.
Anderly earned all-American honors by placing fifth at 141 pounds at last season's national tournament. Anderly, who has not wrestled since Nov. 15, is out of the lineup with a broken hand and is expected back on mat after the holiday break in January.
At 157 pounds, Ellsworth's Steven Lawrence is ranked No. 1 and Iowa Lakes' Anthony Maia is ranked fourth. Lawrence pinned Jackson in a dual meet on Nov. 15 and Jackson topped Maia 11-8 in a dual meet on Nov. 29.
NIACC hosts Iowa Central in a dual meet on Wednesday. Match time is set for 7 p.m. in the NIACC gym.
NJCAA Division I wrestling rankings
Clackamas, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, Ellsworth, Iowa Lakes, Western Wyoming, Northwest, Iowa Western, North Idaho, RCTC, Iowa Central, Southwestern Oregon, NIACC, Northwest Kansas Tech, Barton, Nassau, Muskegon, Lincoln, Niagara County, Highline, Ridgewater, Spartanburg Methodist.