NIACC falls to Northeast CC, 3-0

NIACC's Kennedy Meister digs the ball in Sunday's match against Northeast CC. Photo by Northeast CC's Jerrett Mills.
NIACC's Kennedy Meister digs the ball in Sunday's match against Northeast CC. Photo by Northeast CC's Jerrett Mills.

NORFOLK, Neb. - The NIACC volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Northeast CC in the NJCAA Region XI-B title match Sunday.

Northeast CC won 25-12, 25-16, 25-11.

"After an amazing effort (Saturday), we struggled to get much going (Sunday)," NIACC coach Chris Brandt said. "NECC is a solid team who just doesn't make many errors or let the ball drop on its side. 

"As a team, we will miss the sophomores and thank them for two years of work and leadership. They leave a legacy that will mold the future of NIACC volleyball."

NIACC's Hannah Wagner and Kennedy Meister were selected to the all-tournament team.

NIACC advanced to the regional title match with a 3-2 win over No. 18 Hawkeye CC on Saturday.

In Sunday's match against Northeast CC, Wagner had 10 kills and 12 digs and Meister had eight kills and 15 digs.

Also for the Lady Trojans, Connor Gauch had 13 digs, Ashley Groe had seven assists and seven digs, Sydney Roush collected 11 assists and 6 digs, Jamie Brenner had two blocks and Braylee Wood had two kills and three blocks.

NIACC (23-15)

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
DCTC 3, NIACC 1
NIACC 3, Bethel University JV 1
NIACC 3, Wartburg College JV 0
NIACC 3, Iowa Lakes 0
NJCAA Region XI-B tournament
NIACC 3, Hawkeye CC 2
Northeast CC 3, NIACC 0
 
TEAM SEASON HIGHS
Kills - 68 vs. Hawkeye CC (10-27-18)
Assists - 62 vs. Hawkeye CC (10-27-18)
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 - Hannah Wagner 32 vs. Hawkeye CC (10-27-18)
Assists - Sydney Roush 29 vs. Bismarck State College (9-7-18), Ashley Groe 29 vs. Hawkeye CC (10-27-18)
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 32 vs. Hawkeye CC (10-27-18)
Had at least 15 kills in a match: Kennedy Meister 19 vs. Hawkeye CC (10-27-18)
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: Ashley Groe 29 vs. Hawkeye CC (10-27-18)
Had at least 25 digs in a match: Connor Gauch 33 vs. Hawkeye CC (10-27-18); Hannah Wagner 27 vs. Hawkeye CC (10-27-18); Kennedy Meister 25 vs. Hawkeye CC (10-27-18)
Had at least 20 digs in a match: Connor Gauch 20 vs. Wartburg College JV (10-22-18)
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 7 vs. Hawkeye CC (10-27-18)
 
NIACC'S INDIVIDUAL LEADERS
Assists - Sydney Roush 722, Ashley Groe 538.
Digs - Connor Gauch 651, Meister 573, Wagner 525.
Ace serves - Meister 51, Wagner 47, Groe 46.
Blocks - Sarah Kimberly 105, Wagner 68, Meister 66.

 

 

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