What’s next: The NIACC volleyball team (2-2) returns to action Friday at the Iowa Central triangular in Fort Dodge. The Lady Trojans play Iowa Central at 3:30 p.m. in a nonconference match and face the Dordt College junior varsity at 5:30 p.m.
Last time out: NIACC was 2-2 at the St. Cloud Technical and CC tournament on Aug. 21-22 in St. Cloud, Minn. The Lady Trojans topped Dakota College-Bottineau and DCTC and fell to Mesabi Range Community/Technical College and St. Cloud Tech.
NIACC statistical leaders: Kills: Kaylee Whittington 40, Karlie Niedert 23, Aubury Coleman 20, Hannah Carr 18; Assists: Jackie Bleifus 53, Hailey Winter 38; Ace serves: Carr 9, Zoe Schneider 8, Winter 8; Digs: Whittington 55, Liv Block 46, Bleifus 31; Blocks: Niedert 14, Whittington 9, Schneider 9.
What’s next: The NIACC men’s soccer team (1-0 overall) returns to action Wednesday at Riverland Community College in Austin, Minn. Match time is set for 3 p.m.
Last time out: NIACC opened the season last Saturday with a 4-0 victory over Century College. The Trojans received a goal and two assists from sophomore Cesar Herrera and goals from sophomore Hafiz Sanor, freshman Dion Dozzell and freshman Elliot Chapman. Keepers Brandon Johnson and Colin Anderson combined for the shutout, which was the 66th shutout in school history.
History lesson: NIACC evened the all-time series with Century College at 1-1 … Century stopped NIACC 2-1 in last season’s match … Wednesday’s match against Riverland will be the first in school history in men’s soccer between the two schools.
By the numbers: Herrera has 6 career assists … Sanor has 2 career goals.
What’s next: The NIACC men’s and women’s cross country teams return to action Sept. 4 at the Augustana College Twilight Invitational in Sioux Falls, S.D. The women will run a 3-mile race and the men will run a 4-mile race.
Last time out: The NIACC women placed second at the NJCAA Region XI time trial last Saturday in Council Bluffs with 51 points. Freshman Jessica Blumberg placed second in the 5-kilometer race in a time of 21 minutes, 23 seconds, which ranks 21st in school history.
The NIACC men placed third at the regional time trial with 75 points. Sophomore Imad Amenzou placed second in 17:10 in the 5K race.
2015 NIACC WOMEN’S TOP 5K TIMES
Jessica Blumberg 21:23 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
Emerson Sears 22:30 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
Kendra Schmidt 23:02 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
Alyssa Cowan 23:20 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
Taylor Glawe 27:28 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
Jordan Lane 28:00 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
Emma Phipps 32:49 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
2015 NIACC MEN’S TOP 5K TIMES
Imad Amenzou 17:10 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
Jacob Day 17:17 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
Jose Aguilera 18:07 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
Tyler Randall 18:14 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
Lucas White 19:19 (NJCAA Region XI time trial
Nick Frenz 19:30 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
Aaron Hardcastle 19:31 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)
John Enright 19:42 (NJCAA Region XI time trial)