NIACC falls to No. 12 Kirkwood

CEDAR RAPIDS - The NIACC volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to No. 12 Kirkwood on Wednesday in an ICCAC contest.

The Eagles won 25-21, 25-23, 25-20.

"We lost to a very talented Kirkwood team," NIACC coach Chris Brandt said, "but played some of the best volleyball of our season.

"We learned a lot about our team and we are excited to get back in the gym to continue pushing us in the right direction."

NIACC (6-4 overall, 1-1 in the ICCAC) was led by sophomore Hannah Wagner with 11 kills, 10 digs and two blocks.

NIACC freshman Kennedy Meister had six kills and eight digs, Connor Gauch had 16 digs, Ashley Groe had 10 assists and seven digs and Sydney Roush had 10 assists and eight digs.

Also for the Lady Trojans, Shelby Heston and Sarah Kimberly collected four blocks each.

NIACC returns to action Friday and Saturday at the RCTC Yellowjacket Invitational. The Lady Trojans face Bismarck State College and the Bethel University junior varsity on Friday and play Williston State College and Central Lakes College on Saturday.

NIACC (6-4, 1-1)

NIACC 3, Macomb CC 0
Owens CC 3, NIACC 0
Glen Oaks CC 3, NIACC 1
NIACC 3, McHenry County College 0
NIACC 3, Southwestern 0
Kansas City (Kan.) CC 3, NIACC 1
NIACC 3, East Central College 1
NIACC 3, Nassau CC 0
NIACC 3, Carl Sandburg College 1
Kirkwood 3, NIACC 0
 

TEAM SEASON HIGHS

Kills - 58 vs. East Central College (8-31-18)
Assists - 52 vs. East Central College (8-31-18)
Digs - 120 vs. East Central College (8-31-18)
Ace serves - 12 vs. Carl Sandburg College (9-1-18)
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, twice (last vs. East Central College, 8-31-18)
Digs - Connor Gauch 31 vs. East Central College (8-31-18)
Ace serves - Kennedy Meister 4 vs. Carl Sandburg College (91-18)
Blocks - Shelby Heston 5 vs. Kansas City (Kan.) CC (8-31-18)
 
 
NIACC'S INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Assists - Sydney Roush 182, Ashley Groe 131.
Digs - Connor Gauch 158, Meister 146, Wagner 113.
Ace serves - Wagner 15, Heston 12, Roush 11. 
Blocks - Sarah Kimberly 29, Heston 28, Jamie Brenner 21.
 
 
THE LAST TIME A NIACC PLAYER ...
Had at least 20 kills in a match: Hannah Wagner 20 vs. Marshalltown CC (10-17-17)
Had at least 15 kills in a match: Hannah Wagner 16 vs. East Central College (8-31-18)
Had at least 40 assists in a match: Sydney Roush 51 vs. Iowa Lakes (10-25-17)
Has at least 25 assists in a match: Sydney Roush 25 vs. East Central College (8-31-18)
Had at least 25 digs in a match: Connor Gauch 31 vs. East Central College (8-31-18)
Had at least 20 digs in a match: Connor Gauch 20 vs. Macomb CC (8-24-18)
Had at least 5 ace serves in a match: Connor Gauch 9 vs. Highland CC (Ill.) (8-25-17)
Had at least 5 blocks in a match: Shelby Heston 5 vs. Kansas City (Kan.) CC (8-31-18)

 

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