NIACC stops Hawkeye CC, 3-2

NIACC's Becca Steffen taps the ball over the net in Wednesday's match against Hawkeye CC.
NIACC's Becca Steffen taps the ball over the net in Wednesday's match against Hawkeye CC.

MASON CITY - The NIACC volleyball team stopped Hawkeye CC 3-2 in an ICCAC match Wednesday night in the NIACC gym.

NIACC won 25-14, 25-22, 18-25, 23-25, 15-8.

"We are very proud of the efforts of the team," NIACC coach Chris Brandt said. "They worked hard to focus on what we needed as a team.

"They also did a nice job looking for opportunities to score and controlled their errors better in this match."

Sophomore Kennedy Meister led the Lady Trojans with 22 kills, 20 digs and two blocks.

NIACC's Becca Steffen had 30 assists, seven kills, 11 digs and four ace serves. Shelby Heston had seven kills, 11 digs and three ace serves and Kayla Lentz had 26 digs.

Also for the Lady Trojans, Tessa Sienknecht had 11 assists and five digs, Megan Hollander had six kills, Alexa Loftus had five kills and five digs, Braylee Wood had three kills and two blocks and Bri Powers had seven digs.

NIACC (10-4 overall, 1-1 in the ICCAC) returns to action Friday at home against DCTC. The match starts at 7 p.m.

NIACC (10-4)

NIACC 3, Kishwaukee College 0

NIACC 3, Madison College 1

NIACC 3, Oakton CC 1

NIACC 3, Grand Rapids CC 2

Kansas City (Kan.) CC 3, NIACC 1

NIACC 3, Graceland University JV 1

NIACC 3, St. Ambrose JV 2

Marshalltown 3, NIACC 0

DMACC 3, NIACC 2

NIACC 3, Harper College 1

NIACC 3, College of DuPage 0

NIACC 3, Rock Valley College 0

RCTC 3, NIACC 1

NIACC 3, Hawkeye CC 2

INDIVIDUAL SEASON HIGHS
Kills - Kennedy Meister 29 vs. DMACC (9-4-19)
Assists - Becca Steffen 38 vs. Madison College (8-23-19)
Digs - Kayla Lentz 26 vs. Hawkeye CC (9-11-19)
Ace serves - Becca Steffen 4, three times; Tessa Sienknecht 4 vs. Harper College (9-6-19); Kennedy Meister 4 vs. College of DuPage (9-6-19)
Blocks - Shelby Heston 8 vs. St. Ambrose JV (8-31-19)
 
THE LAST TIME A NIACC PLAYER ...
Had at least 20 kills in a match: Kennedy Meister 22 vs. Hawkeye CC (9-11-19)
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: Becca Steffen 30 vs. Hawkeye CC (9-11-19)
Had at least 25 digs in a match: Kayla Lentz 26 vs. Hawkeye CC (9-11-19)
Had at least 20 digs in a matchKennedy Meister 21 vs. DMACC (9-4-19), Becca Steffen 21 vs. DMACC (9-4-19)
Had at least 5 ace serves in a match: Becca Steffen 5 vs. DMACC (9-4-19)
Had at least 5 blocks in a match: Shelby Heston 8 vs. St. Ambrose JV (8-31-19)
 
TEAM SEASON HIGHS
Kills - 58 vs. Madison College (8-23-19)
Assists - 47 vs. DMACC (9-4-19)
Digs - 116 vs. DMACC (9-4-19)
Ace serves - 16 vs. Hawkeye CC (9-11-19)
Blocks - 22 vs. St. Ambrose JV (8-31-19)