NIACC women ranked 17th in latest poll

Sophomore Julia Dunlavey sprints to finish line at Arkansas Chile Pepper Festival on Sept. 22.
Sophomore Julia Dunlavey sprints to finish line at Arkansas Chile Pepper Festival on Sept. 22.

MASON CITY - The NIACC women's cross country team is tied for 17th with Lansing CC in the second USTFCCA NJCAA Divison I poll released Wednesday.

Iowa Central is ranked first and Hawkeye CC is ranked 15th.

NIACC was ranked 14th in the initial poll released on Sept. 19.

The NIACC women placed 36th out of 51 teams at the University of Arkansas Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival on Sept. 22 in Fayetteville, Ark.

Freshman Emma Davison led the NIACC women with a 179th place finish in a time of 20 minutes, 2 seconds on the 5-kilometer course.

Other counting scores for the Lady Trojans were sophomore Julia Dunlavey (211th in 20:28), Caitlyn Regan (229th in 20:46) and Cecelia Hemsworth (291st in 21:29).

NIACC returns to action on Oct. 12 at the second annual Trent Smith Invitational on the NIACC campus.

USTFCCA NJCAA Division I women's poll (Released Oct. 2, 2018)

1. Iowa Central; 2. El Paso CC, 3. Cowley County CC; 4. College of Southern Idaho; 5. Central Arizona College; 6. Hutchinson CC; 7. Allen CC; 8. Pasco-Hernando State College; 9. Mesa CC; 10. South Plains College; 11. Monroe College; 12. Paradise Valley CC; 13. Highland CC (Kan.); 14. Pima CC; 15. Hawkeye CC; 16. Pratt CC; 17. Lansing CC; 17. NIACC; 19. Trinidad State JC; 20. Dodge City CC; 21. Macomb CC; 22. Muskegon CC; 23. Ranger College; 23. Louisburg College; 25. Colby CC.

2018 NIACC women's 5K season bests

Emma Davison 19:40 (Augustana Twilight, 8-31-18)

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)

Alana Wickering 22:07 (Augustana Twilight, 8-31-18)

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

Miricle Corbo 23:11 (Augustanta Twilight, 8-31-18)

Ally Trager 21:41 (Arkansas Chile Pepper, 9-22-18)

Ivy Rollene 23:42 (Arkansas Chile Pepper, 9-22-18)

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