NIACC wins pair of matches at Iowa Central tourney

FORT DODGE - The NIACC volleyball team picked up a pair of victories at the Iowa Central tournament on Friday.

NIACC topped Carl Sandburg College 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 26-24) and stopped Rock Valley College 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-8).

"(Friday) was a fun day in the gym," NIACC coach Chris Brandt said. "After a couple of weeks of not always playing our game, we played with passion, purpose and as a team.

"We have a tough day again (Saturday) and we look forward to the challenge of playing consistently. We are very proud of their efforts (Friday)."

Sophomore Hannah Wagner led the Lady Trojans with 39 kills, 38 digs and six blocks in the two matches.

NIACC's Kennedy Meister had 15 kills with 37 digs, Connor Gauch had 29 digs and Sydney Roush had 39 assists and 23 digs. 

Also for the Lady Trojans, Tessa Sienknecht seven kills and 11 digs, Ashley Groe 25 assists and 13 digs, Jamie Brenner had five blocks, Sarah Kimberly had eight blocks, four digs and three kills and Braylee Wood had eight blocks and seven kills.

NIACC returns to action Saturday with two more matches at the Iowa Central tournament. The Lady Trojans face Cowley CC at 11 a.m. and play the Grand View Junior Varsity at 3 p.m.

NIACC (18-11, 2-5)

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
NIACC 3, Ellsworth 0
NIACC 3, Valley City State JV 1
RCTC 3, NIACC 1
Northeast CC 3, NIACC 0
Marshalltown CC 3, NIACC 0
NIACC 3, St. Cloud Tech and CC 0
Hawkeye CC 3, NIACC 0
NIACC 3, Carl Sandburg College 0
NIACC 3, Rock Valley College 1
 
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)
 
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 20 vs. Carl Sandburg College (10-12-18)
Had at least 15 kills in a match: Hannah Wagner 19 vs. Rock Valley College (10-12-18)
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 28 vs. Northeast CC (10-3-18)
Had at least 20 digs in a match: Hannah Wagner 23 vs. Rock Valley College (10-12-18)
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: Jamie Brenner 5 vs. St. Cloud Tech and CC (10-6-18)
 
NIACC'S INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Kills - Hannah Wagner 412, Kennedy Meister 281, Sarah Kimberly 125.
Assists - Sydney Roush 545, Ashley Groe 398.
Digs - Connor Gauch 520, Meister 426, Wagner 371.
Ace serves - Groe 42, Meister 41, Roush 36, Wagner 33. 
Blocks - Sarah Kimberly 84, Wagner 58, Meister 54, Jamie Brenner 52.

 

 

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