NIACC falls to Iowa Central, 3-1

NIACC's Jamie Brenner (13) and Braylee Wood get ready for the block.
NIACC's Jamie Brenner (13) and Braylee Wood get ready for the block.

MASON CITY - The NIACC volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to Iowa Central in an ICCAC contest on sophomore night Wednesday in the NIACC gym.

No. 8 Iowa Central won 25-18, 24-26, 25-21, 25-16.

"We definitely had a chance to change the outcome," NIACC coach Chris Brandt said, "but, unfortunately, Iowa Central didn't make it easy on us.

"We will keep working hard and hopefully end the regular season next week successfully."

Before Wednesday's match, NIACC sophomores Connor Gauch, Hannah Wagner, Shelby Heston, Sydney Roush and Jordana Foote were honored.

Iowa Central (26-9 overall) remained perfect in the conference with an 8-0 mark. NIACC fell to 19-13 overall and 2-6 in league play.

NIACC was led by Wagner with 19 kills and 16 digs. Freshman Kennedy Meister had 13 kills and 18 digs.

Also for the Lady Trojans, Roush had 26 assists and 11 digs, Gauch had 21 digs, Sarah Kimberly had 10 kills and four digs and Taylor Gerdes had four kills.

NIACC returns to action Saturday with a pair of matches against DCTC and Bethel University Junior Varsity in Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

NIACC (19-13, 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
Cowley County CC 3, NIACC 1
NIACC 3, Grand View JV 2
Iowa Central 3, NIACC 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. Iowa Central (10-17-18)
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 26 vs. Iowa Central (10-17-18)
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: Connor Gauch 21 vs. Iowa Central (10-17-18)
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 468, Kennedy Meister 325, Sarah Kimberly 135.
Assists - Sydney Roush 614, Ashley Groe 441.
Digs - Connor Gauch 580, Meister 471, Wagner 423.
Ace serves - Groe 44, Meister 42, Roush 38, Wagner 38. 
Blocks - Sarah Kimberly 85, Wagner 63, Meister 60, Jamie Brenner 52.

 

 

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