Lady Trojans open home season against Southwestern

Sydney Roush (back) and Braylee Wood get ready for the serve in a scrimmage earlier this season against RCTC.
Sydney Roush (back) and Braylee Wood get ready for the serve in a scrimmage earlier this season against RCTC.

MASON CITY - The NIACC volleyball team opens its home and ICCAC season against Southwestern on Wednesday.

Match time is set for 7 p.m.

NIACC (2-2) opened its season last weekend at the Waubonsee CC Invitational in Illinois. The Lady Trojans topped Macomb CC and No. 12 McHenry County College and fell to Glen Oaks CC and Owens CC.

Southwestern (0-4) opened its season with four losses at the Southeast CC (Neb.) tournament.

Sophomore Hannah Wagner leads the Lady Trojans with 51 kills. Freshman Kennedy Meister is next in line with 34 kills and sophomore Shelby Heston has 28 kills.

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK: Freshman Tessa Sienknecht has joined the Lady Trojans' volleyball team. The outside hitter/defensive specialist started out the season as the squad's team manager.

OPENING NIGHT AROUND THE ICCAC: League play in the ICCAC starts Wednesday. Other ICCAC matches slated for Wednesday are Kirkwood at DMACC, Iowa Lakes at No. 9 Iowa Central, Hawkeye CC at Ellsworth and Northeast at Southeastern.

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).
 
NIACC (2-2)
NIACC 3, Macomb CC 0
Owens CC 3, NIACC 0
Glen Oaks CC 3, NIACC 1
NIACC 3, McHenry County College 0
 
SOUTHWESTERN (0-4)
Southeast 3, Southwestern 0
Cloud County CC 3, Southwestern 2
Colby CC 3, Southwestern 0
Williston State College 3, Southwestern 2
 
NIACC sweeps Iowa Lakes
October 25, 2018 NIACC sweeps Iowa Lakes
NIACC splits pair of matches
October 14, 2018 NIACC splits pair of matches
NIACC falls to RCTC, 3-1
October 1, 2018 NIACC falls to RCTC, 3-1
NIACC tops Valley City JV, 3-1
September 29, 2018 NIACC tops Valley City JV, 3-1
NIACC sweeps Ellsworth, 3-0
September 26, 2018 NIACC sweeps Ellsworth, 3-0
NIACC sweeps Wartburg JV, 3-0
September 22, 2018 NIACC sweeps Wartburg JV, 3-0
NIACC falls to DMACC, 3-1
September 19, 2018 NIACC falls to DMACC, 3-1
NIACC wins pair of matches
September 16, 2018 NIACC wins pair of matches
NIACC falls to No. 12 Kirkwood
September 6, 2018 NIACC falls to No. 12 Kirkwood