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NIACC Athletics update

From the NIACC Athletic Department, November 11, 2014 –

niacc_trojans_logoWOMEN’S BASKETBALL
What’s next: The No. 7 (NJCAA Divison II) NIACC women’s basketball team plays at Rochester Community and Technical College at 6 p.m. on Nov. 19.
Last time out: The Lady Trojans (3-1 overall) topped the Grand View University junior varsity 101-69 last Saturday. Sophomore Sierra Ford-Washington scored 28 points with 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals. The Lady Trojans connected on a season-high 17 3-point goals.
Leading the nation: The Lady Trojans lead NJCAA Division II with 42 three-point goals. Monroe CC, North Arkansas College and Owens CC all rank second with 40 3-point goals made.
Team leaders: Scoring – Ford-Washington 18.5 ppg., Logan Anderson 13.5 ppg., Trudy Peterson 12.8 ppg. Rebounds – Ford-Washington 6.2 rpg., Diamond Miller 5.2 rpg., Sam Adamich 5.2 rpg. Assists – Ford-Washington 16, Adamich 8, Ashleigh Onaca 7. Steals – Ford-Washington 12, Ashleigh Onaca 12, Lentz 8. 3-point goals – Peterson 12, Lentz 11, Anderson 7.
History lesson: Jennifer Currier holds the Lady Trojans’ single-game 3-point record with 12. Currier set the record against Kirkwood in the 1987-88 season. Freshman Trudy Peterson ranks second on the school’s all-time single-game list with 11 3-point goals in a game this season against Milwaukee Area Tech.

What’s next: The NIACC men’s basketball team returns to action at 7 p.m. Thursday at the AIB junior varsity in Des Moines.
Last time out: The NIACC men (2-1 overall) dropped a 69-63 decision at Southeastern on Nov. 5. Sophomore Conor Lang led the Trojans with a career-high 17 points and a career-best nine rebounds.
Also, sophomore Braxton Williams scored a career-high 16 points and grabbed a career-best seven rebounds.
Among the leaders: Sophomore point guard Al Davis has 22 assists and three turnovers through the first three games (7.3 assist/turnover ratio), which ranks fifth in NJCAA Division II. Davis’ 22 assists ranks 10th in NJCAA Division II.
Nearing a milestone: Seventh-year head coach Mark Mohl has a career record of 99-85 as coach of the Trojans. Mohl took over the Trojan program from Bryan Martin in the 2008-09 season. The last NIACC coach to win 100 games was Steve Krafcisin, who was 112-136 from 1997-2005.
Team leaders: Scoring – Williams 14.7 ppg., Boy Van Vliet 12.0 ppg. Rebounds – Williams 4.7 rpg. Al Davis 4.0 rpg., Lang 3.3 rpg. Assists – Davis 22, Van Vliet 11, Mark Lowe 5. Steals – Davis 12, Williams 8, Van Vliet 7. 3-point goals – Lang 7, Van Vliet 4, Jason Kay 3, Williams 3.
History lesson: Jeremiah White (1998-2000) is the NIACC men’s career 3-point leader with 153. Cory DeShaw (2002-04) ranks second with 152 and Chris Davis (2011-13) ranks third with 146.

What’s next: The NIACC wrestling team returns to action Saturday at the Luther College Open in Decorah.
Last time out: The Trojans opened their season at the eighth annual Kaye Young Open last Saturday. The Trojans received third-place finishes freshman Paul Mascarenas (125), sophomore Nosomy Pozo (149), sophomore Yoanse Mejias (157) and freshman Ben Wallace (184).
In the rankings: The NIACC wrestling team is ranked sixth in the NJCAA preseason poll. North Idaho College is No. 1.
Other Iowa schools ranked are No. 3 Iowa Central and No. 10 Iowa Lakes.
NIACC’s defending national champions Nosomy Pozo (149 pounds) and Yoanse Mejias (157) are ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA preseason individual rankings. Pozo has a career record of 32-4 with nine pins, 3 technical falls and 7 major decisons and Mejias has a career mark of 42-3 with 6 pins, 1 technical fall and 15 major decisions.
Other ranked wrestlers for the Trojans are Paul Mascarenas (11th at 125), Shiquan Hall (12th at 133), Jake Marlin (6th at 141) and returning national qualifier Andy Glaser (11th at 197).
NIACC’s ranked wrestlers
Paul Mascarenas (125) – 5-1 with 1 fall, 2 major decisions.
Shiquan Hall (133) – 5-2 with 2 falls, 1 major decision.
Nosomy Pozo (149) – 7-1 with 2 pins, 2 technical falls, 2 major decisions.
Jake Marlin (141) – Did not wrestle at Kaye Young Open.
Yoanse Mejias (157) – 6-1 with 2 pins, 1 technical fall, 2 major decisions.
Andy Glaser (197) – Did not wrestle at the Kaye Young Open.
History lesson: The NIACC wrestling team has placed in the top 10 at the national meet nine times, including winning the national title in 1973. The Trojans were second in 1970, 1971 and 1972.

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