NIACC volleyball team falls to Ellsworth, 3-0

IOWA FALLS - The NIACC volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Ellsworth in an ICCAC match on Wednesday.

Ellsworth won 25-15, 26-24, 26-24.

"It's always tough to lose a conference match and (Wednesday) we just weren't playing as a team," NIACC coach Chris Brandt said. "We need to minimize our errors and be mentally tough right away."

Freshman Hannah Wagner led the Lady Trojans with nine kills and 10 digs. Sophomore Amanda Borden had nine kills, five digs, three blocks and two ace serves.

Also for NIACC, Brooke Greenwood had eight kills and two blocks, Shelby Heston had six kills with 13 digs and three blocks, Sammi Hyde collected nine digs, Sydney Roush had 31 assists and Becca Konz had eight kills.

NIACC (4-12 overall, 0-4 in the ICCAC) returns to action Monday at the Wartburg College Junior Varsity. Match time is set for 7 p.m.

2017 NIACC STATISTICAL LEADERS

KILLS - Hannah Wagner 129, Shelby Heston 108, Becca Konz 103.

ASSISTS - Sydney Roush 405, Amanda Borden 42.

DIGS - Sammi Hyde 186, Amanda Borden 139, Heston 132.

ACE SERVES - Borden 20, Hyde 13.

BLOCKS - Brooke Greenwood 52, Becca Konz 23, Borden 17.

2017 INDIVIDUAL MATCH HIGHS

Kills - Wagner 17 vs. Ellsworth (9-17-17)

Assists - Roush 45 vs. Ellsworth (9-17-17)

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

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

Blocks - Greenwood 8 vs. Marshalltown (9-22-17)

 

 

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