NIACC volleyball team drops pair

WAPHETON, N.D. - The NIACC volleyball team dropped a pair of matches Saturday at the NDSCS tournament.

NIACC fell to Bismarck State College 18-25, 25-17, 14-25, 22-25 and fell to Williston State College 25-20, 22-25, 21-25, 25-23, 7-15.

"We lost both (Saturday)," NIACC coach Chris Brandt said, "but the outcome doesn't begin to tell the story of this team.

"This weekend was all about playing hard for each other and finding their team. We are incredibly proud of their grit and character during some unique situations this weekend."

Sophomore Becca Konz led the Lady Trojans with 20 kills on Saturday. Freshman Hannah Wagner had 18 kills, 15 digs and three blocks.

Also for the Lady Trojans, Amanda Borden had 30 digs and nine kills, Sammi Hyde had 29 digs, Kyra Marquez had 21 digs, Brooke Greenwood had 13 kills and three blocks, Sammi Hyde had 29 digs and Sydney Roush had 75 assists and 19 digs.

NIACC (2-8 overall, 0-2 in ICCAC) returns to action Wednesday in an ICCAC match at Southeastern in West Burlington. Match time is set for 7 p.m.

2017 NIACC STATISTICAL LEADERS

KILLS - Hannah Wagner 62, Shelby Heston 58, Becca Konz 58.

ASSISTS - Sydney Roush 217, Amanda Borden 29.

DIGS - Sammi Hyde 110, Amanda Borden 88, Heston 74.

ACE SERVES - Borden 11, Connor Gauch 9, Roush 7, Hyde 7.

BLOCKS - Greenwood 24, Konz 10, Borden 8.

2017 INDIVIDUAL MATCH HIGHS

Kills - Wagner 15 vs. Williston State College (9-9-17)

Assists - Roush 42 vs. Williston State College (9-9-17)

Digs - Hyde 28 vs. Highland CC (Ill.) (8-25-17)

Ace serves - Gauch 9 vs. Highland CC (Ill.) (8-25-17)

Blocks - Greenwood 5, twice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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