NIACC falls to Grand View JV, 3-2

DES MOINES - The NIACC volleyball team dropped a 3-2 decision to the Grand View Junior Varsity on Monday.

The Vikings won 18-25, 25-19, 23-25, 25-23, 15-10.

"Ultimately, we played pretty well," NIACC coach Chris Brandt said. "We just had a few unfortunate errors at poor times.

"Our defense was tougher (Monday) and that gave us several opportunities to keep the ball in play."

Sophomore Hannah Wagner led the Lady Trojans with 21 kills, 21 digs and six blocks. Sophomore Sydney Roush had 25 assists and 11 digs.

Also for NIACC, Kennedy Meister had 11 kills, five ace serves, 17 digs and four blocks, Connor Gauch had 20 digs and three kills, Tessa Sienknecht had six kills and three blocks, Ashley Groe had 19 assists, Jamie Brenner had eight kills and five blocks and Sarah Kimberly had six kills and eight blocks.

NIACC (13-7 overall) returns to action Wednesday at home against Ellsworth in an ICCAC match. The match is slated to start at 7 p.m.

NIACC (13-7, 1-3)

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
NIACC 3, Bismarck State College 1
NIACC 3, Bethel University JV 0
NIACC 3, Williston State College 1
NIACC 3, Central Lakes College 0
Southeastern 3, NIACC 2
NIACC 3, DCTC 1
NIACC 3, Grand View JV 0
DMACC 3, NIACC 1
NIACC 3, Wartburg College JV 0
Grand View JV 3, NIACC 2
 
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 - 13 vs. DCTC (9-16-18)
Blocks - 26 vs. Grand View JV (9-24-18)
 
NIACC'S INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Assists - Sydney Roush 399, Ashley Groe 272.
Digs - Connor Gauch 376, Meister 301, Wagner 235.
Ace serves - Meister 32, Groe 30, Wagner 26. 
Blocks - Sarah Kimberly 66, Wagner 43, Meister 40.
 
INDIVIDUAL SEASON HIGHS
Kills - Kennedy Meister 25 vs. Southeastern (9-12-18)
Assists - Sydney Roush 29 vs. Bismarck State College (9-7-18)
Digs - Connor Gauch 34 vs. Bismarck State College (9-7-18)
Ace serves - Kennedy Meister 5, twice.
Blocks - Sarah Kimberly 8 vs. Grand View JV (9-24-18)
 
THE LAST TIME A NIACC PLAYER ...
Had at least 20 kills in a match: Hannah Wagner 21 vs. Grand View JV (9-24-18)
Had at least 15 kills in a match: Hannah Wagner 15 vs. Southeastern (9-12-18)
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 30 vs. DCTC (9-16-18)
Had at least 25 digs in a match: Connor Gauch 31 vs. Southeastern (9-12-18)
Had at least 20 digs in a match: Hannah Wagner 21 vs. Grand View JV (9-24-18)
Had at least 5 ace serves in a match: Kennedy Meister 5 vs. Grand View JV (9-24-18)
Had at least 5 blocks in a match: Sarah Kimberly 8 vs. Grand View JV (9-24-18)