NIACC's Wagner earns first-team all-conference honors

NIACC's Hannah Wagner was a first-team all-region selection.
NIACC's Hannah Wagner was a first-team all-region selection.

MASON CITY - NIACC sophomore outside hitter Hannah Wagner was selected to the ICCAC first team.

Wagner, who led the Lady Trojans with 581 kills, is the first NIACC player to earn first-team all-conference honors since Samantha Pedersen was a first-team pick in 2009. The 581 kills by Wagner this season ranks first on the school's single-season kills list.

Also, NIACC freshman Kennedy Meister was a second-team all-conference selection as an outside hitter. Meister was second on the team with 408 kills, which ranks fourth on the school's all-time single-season list.

NIACC sophomore libero Connor Gauch and sophomore setter Sydney Roush were both honorable mention all-conference picks. Gauch led the Lady Trojans with 651 digs, which ranks first on the school's all-time single-season list, and Roush led the team with 722 assists, which ranks 12th on the school's all-time single-season list.

Gauch ranks fifth on NIACC's career digs list with 813 and Roush ranks third on the school's career assist list with 1,521.

Wagner, who is NIACC's career kills leader with 859, was also a first-team NJCAA Region XI-B selection. Meister and Gauch were both second-team Region XI-B picks. Region XI-B, this season, was made up of teams from Northeast, NIACC, Hawkeye CC and Southwestern.

NIACC was 23-15 in 2018 and advanced to the NJCAA Region XI-B title game before falling to Northeast CC.

All-Conference Selections

1st Team All-Conference                               

Name

School

Position

Year

Amber Dilsaver

DMACC

MH

Fr.

Megan Hudson

Hawkeye

OH

Fr.

Maggie Driscol

Hawkeye

S

Fr.

Abby Lohrmann

Iowa Central

S

So.

Amaya Finley

Iowa Central

OH

Fr.

Alexa Aldrich-Ingram 

Kirkwood

RS

So.

Hannah Wagner

NIACC

OH

So.

Savannah Nelson

Northeast

S

So.

2nd Team All-Conference                              

Name

School

Position

Year

Gil Tupper

DMACC

S

So.

Kryssie Okinaka

Iowa Central

L

So.

Libby Zorn

Iowa Central

OH

So.

Lauren Keane

Kirkwood

S

So.

Kenney Meister

NIACC

OH

Fr.

Hannah Heppner

Northeast

MB

Fr.

Kalli Brester

Northeast

OH

So.

Shaniah Palefei 

Southeastern

L

So.

Honorable Mention All-Conference                         

Name

School

Position

Year

Madison Paulsen

DMACC

OH

So.

Peyton Parker

DMACC

OH

So.

Gigi Olivo

Ellsworth

L

Fr.

Jesenia Colbert

Ellsworth

OH

So.

Paige Eiffler

Hawkeye

OH/RS

Fr.

Haylee Keune

Hawkeye

L/DS

Fr.

Kayla Faldet

Iowa Central

MB

So.

Asarar Gony

Iowa Central 

MB

Fr.

Faith Marroquin

Iowa Lakes

L

Fr.

Keyeria Tyeskie

Iowa Lakes

MB

Fr.

Abbi Tunis 

Kirkwood

MB

So.

Maddie Lavenz

Kirkwood

L

So.

Connor Gauch 

NIACC

L

So.

Sydney Roush 

NIACC

S

So.

Elley Beaver 

Northeast

RS

Fr.

Delaney Belt

Northeast

DS

So.

Taylor Menzies 

Southeastern

MB

So.

Mariah Cook

Southeastern 

S

So.

Ashely Porter

Southwestern

S

So. 

Lyann Mena Rodriguez 

Southwestern

L

Fr.

Conference Coach of the Year – Sarah Horn – Iowa Central

Player of the Year – Alexa Aldrich-Ingram – Kirkwood

Freshman of the Year – Megan Hudson – Hawkeye

First Team All-Region XI-A                              

Name

School

Position

Year

Amber Dilsaver

DMACC

MH

Fr.

Abby Lohrmann

Iowa Central

S

So.

Amaya Finley

Iowa Central

OH

Fr.

Libby Zorn

Iowa Central

OH

So.

Alexa Aldrich-Ingram

Kirkwood

RS

So.

Lauren Keane

Kirkwood

S

So.

Second  Team All-Region XI A                             

Name

School

Position

Year

Gil Tupper

DMACC

S

So.

Madison Paulsen

DMACC

OH

So.

Kryssie Okinaka

Iowa Central

DS

So.

Kayla Faldet

Iowa Central

MB

So.

Faith Marroquin

Iowa Lakes

DS?L

Fr.

Abbi Tunis

Kirkwood

MH

So.

Shaniah Paleafei

Southeastern

LB

So.

 First Team All-Region XI-B                              

Name

School

Position

Year

Megan Hudson

Hawkeye

OH

Fr.

Maggie Driscol

Hawkeye

S

Fr.

Hannah Wagner

NIACC

OH

So.

Savannah Nelson

Northeast

S

So.

Hannah Heppner

Northeast

MB

Fr.

Kalli Brester

Northeast

OH

So.


 2nd Team All-Region XI-B                             

Name

School

Position

Year

Gigi Olivo

Ellsworth

DS

Fr.

Jessica Hopkins

Hawkeye

OH/MH

Fr.

Kennedy Meister

NIACC

OH/DS

Fr.

Connor Gauch

NIACC

OH/DS

So.

Elley Beaver

Northeast

RS

Fr.

Gabriela Barbosa

Northeast

DS

So.

Jada Perkins

Southwestern

OH

So.

 

 

 

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