NIACC women ranked 20th in latest poll

The NIACC women's cross country team competes at the Trent Smith Invitational on Oct. 12 on the NIACC campus.
The NIACC women's cross country team competes at the Trent Smith Invitational on Oct. 12 on the NIACC campus.

MASON CITY - The NIACC women's cross country team is tied for 20th in the third USTFCCA NJCAA Divison I poll released Wednesday.

Iowa Central is ranked first and Hawkeye CC is ranked 11th.

NIACC was ranked 17th in the second poll released on Oct. 3.

The Lady Trojans compiled 58 points to earn a second-place finish at the second annual Trent Smith Invitational on Oct. 12. Hawkeye CC was the women's team champion with 44 points.

Freshman Emma Davison led the Lady Trojans with a fourth-place finish in a career-best time of 19 minutes, 32 seconds on the 5-kilomter course on the NIACC campus.

Other counting scores for the Lady Trojans were Julia Dunlavey (8th in 20:30), Ally Trager (18th in a personal-best time of 21:37), Alana Wickering (19th in personal best time of 21:42) and Cecelia Hemsworth (20th in 21:47).

Also for the Lady Trojans, Caitlyn Regan was 30th in 22:39, Miricle Corbo was 33rd in 23:05, Ivy Rollene was 34th in 23:07 and Aubrea Thompson was 40th in 24:50.

NIACC returns to action Oct. 26 in the NJCAA Region XI meet in Davenport.

USTFCCA NJCAA Division I women's poll (Released Oct. 17, 2018)

1. Iowa Central; 2. El Paso CC, 3. College of Southern Idaho; 4. Cowley CountyCC; 5. Central Arizona College; 6. Allen CC; 7. Hutchinson CC; 8. Mesa CC; 9. Lansing CC; 10. Trinidad State College; 11. Hawkeye CC; 12. Pasco-Hernando State College; 13. Pima CC; 14. Highland CC (Kan.); 15. Paradise Valley CC; 16. Pratt CC; 17. Monroe College; 18. Muskegon CC; 18. South Plains; 20. NIACC; 21. Colby CC; 22. Macomb CC; 23. New Mexico Militiary Institute; 24. Sauk Valley CC; 25. Dodge City CC.

2018 NIACC women's 5K season bests

Emma Davison 19:32 (Trent Smith Invitational, 10-12-18)

Caitlyn Regan 20:14 (Augustana Twilight, 8-31-18)

Julia Dunlavey 20:19 (Augustana Twilight, 8-31-18)

Cecelia Hemsworth 21:17 (Augustana Twilight, 8-31-18)

Ally Trager 21:37 (Trent Smith Invitational, 10-12-18)

Alana Wickering 21:42 (Trent Smith Invitational, 10-12-18)

Laney Wilson 22:34 (Augustana Twilight, 8-31-18)

Miricle Corbo 23:05 (Trent Smith Invitational, 10-12-18)

Ivy Rollene 23:07 (Trent Smith Invitational, 10-12-18)

Aubrea Thompson 24:47 (Augustana Twilight, 8-31-18)