NIACC goes 2-2 at Waubonsee CC Invite

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. - The NIACC volleyball team went 2-2 at the Waubonsee CC Invitational.

After splitting its opening two matches on Friday, the Lady Trojans also went 1-1 on the second day of the season-opening invitational.

On Saturday, NIACC dropped a 3-1 decision to Glen Oaks CC and topped No. 12 McHenry County College 3-0

Glen Oaks won 21-25, 27-25, 25-20, 25-20. Against McHenry County, NIACC won 25-18, 25-16, 25-22.

"Our first match of the day we went point for point with Glen Oaks but struggled to get any momentum going," NIACC coach Chris Brandt said. "The second match against McHenry, we played much better together and our defense gave us some great opportunities to keep playing.

"Overall, we went 2-2 this weekend and took a big step forward as a team."

NIACC opens its home season Wednesday in an ICCAC match against Southwestern. Match time is set for 7 p.m.

 
NIACC's Saturday statistics:
Connor Gauch 25 digs
Hannah Wagner 27 kills, 5 ace serves, 20 digs, 5 blocks
Kennedy Meister 14 kills, 2 ace serves, 24 digs, 3 blocks
Ashley Groe 22 assists, 2 ace serves, 4 digs
Shelby Heston 20 kills, 8 digs, 4 blocks
Sydney Roush 41 assists, 2 ace serves, 10 digs
Jamie Brenner 6 kills, 6 digs, 10 blocks
Sarah Kimberly 8 kills, 11 digs, 5 blocks
Jordana Foote 4 kills, 3 digs, 5 blocks.
 
TEAM SEASON HIGHS
Kills - 48 vs. Glen Oaks CC (8-25-18)
Assists - 45 vs. Glen Oaks CC (8-25-18)
Digs - 74 vs. Macomb CC (8-24-18)
Ace serves - 8 vs. Macomb CC (8-24-18)
Blocks - 21 vs. Glen Oaks CC (8-25-18)
 
INDIVIDUAL SEASON HIGHS
Kills - Hannah Wagner 19 vs. Glen Oaks CC (8-25-18)
Assists - Sydney Roush 25 vs. Glen Oaks CC (8-25-18)
Digs - Connor Gauch 20 vs. Macomb CC (8-24-18)
Ace serves - 3 by 3 players (Wagner vs. Macomb CC, Ashley Groe vs. Macomb CC, Shelby Heston vs. Owens CC) 
Blocks - 3 by 4 players (Wagner vs. Glen Oaks CC and McHenry County College, Jamie Brenner vs. Glen Oaks CC, Sarah Kimberly vs. Glen Oaks CC).
 
 
 
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