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."
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
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.