From the NIACC Athletic Department –
What’s next: The NIACC volleyball team (8-9 overall, 1-3 in the ICCAC) hosts No. 13 Iowa Lakes (19-5, 2-2) at 7 p.m. Wednesday in an ICCAC match in the NIACC gym.
Last time out: NIACC dropped a 3-2 decision to No. 11 Kirkwood last Wednesday in an ICCAC contest.
NIACC statistical leaders: Kills: Kaylee Whittington 203, Aubury Coleman 144, Karlie Niedert 107; Assists: Hailey Winter 296, Jackie Bleifus 207; Ace serves: Whittington 30, Liv Block 25, Winter 23; Zoe Schneider 22; Digs: Whittington 212, Block 190, Amber Carter 132; Blocks: Niedert 58, Coleman 46, Whittington 38.
Lady Trojans’ match season highs
Kills: Whittington 19 vs. Iowa Central (9-16-15); Assists: Hailey Winter 31 vs. Ellsworth (9-2-15); Ace serves: Whittington 7 vs. Riverland (9-11-15); Digs: Liv Block 24 vs. Bismarck State College (9-12-15); Blocks: Zoe Schneider 6 vs. Dakota College-Bottineau (8-21-15), Aubury Coleman 6 vs. Kirkwood (9-23-15).
What’s next: The NIACC men’s soccer team (5-6 overall, 1-6 in the ICCAC) play at Scott CC (1-7, 1-5) at 2 p.m. on Saturday in Bettendorf.
Last time out: NIACC topped the Gustavus Adolphus Junior Varsity 3-0 last Sunday.
Leading the way: Freshman Dion Dozzell leads the Trojans with six goals. Freshman Jackson Finn has scored four goals and Elliot Chapman has scored two goals. Cesar Herrera leads the Trojans with three assists.
Trojan tidbits: NIACC topped Scott 1-0 in the first meeting between the two schools on Sept. 2 in Mason City. NIACC leads the all-time series against Scott, 24-9.
What’s next: The NIACC men’s and women’s cross country teams return to action Saturday at the 27th annual University of Arkansas Chile Pepper in Fayetteville, Ark. The men’s 8-kilometer race starts at 9:45 a.m. and the women’s 5K starts at 10:20 a.m.
Last time out: The No. 10 (NJCAA Division I) NIACC men placed 31st in the Maroon Division II race at the University of Minnesota Roy Griak Invitational in St. Paul, Minn. Sophomore Imad Amenzou led the Trojans with a 76th place finish in 27 minutes, 51 seconds in the 8K race.
The No. 6 (NJCAA Division I) NIACC women placed 33rd in the Maroon Division II race at the Griak Invitational. Freshman Jessica Blumberg paced the Lady Trojans with a 101st place finish in 25:22 in the 6K race, which is the 11th fastest 6K time in school history.
NIACC WOMEN (5K)
Alyssa Cowan 20:11 (2014 NJCAA national meet)
Jessica Blumberg 20:28 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational)
Emerson Sears 20:50 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational)
Lattie Crozier 20:51 (2014 NJCAA national meet)
Kendra Schmidt 20:59 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational)
Jordan Lane 23:19 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational)
Taylor Glawe 23:52 (2014 Luther College All-American meet)
Emma Phipps 29:01 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational)
NIACC MEN (8K)
Imad Amenzou 26:10 (2014 St. Ambrose Invitational)
Tyler Randall 26:59 (2014 St. Ambrose Invitational)
Jacob Day 27:12 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational)
Jose Aguilera 29:15 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational)
Lucas White 29:23 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational)
Nick Frenz 29:26 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational)
John Enright 30:31 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational)
Aaron Hardcastle 31:34 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational)
Alec Mulcahey 35:58 (2015 Buena Vista Invitational)
What’s next: The NIACC men’s and women’s golf teams return to action Sunday at the Waldorf College fall invitational.
Last time out: Sophomore Sam Steinwand shot a 71 to win the Rochester Community and Technical College Fall Invitational at The Jewel, his second individual title in NIACC’s last two tournaments, on Sept. 22. Steinwand, who also won the Iowa Lakes Invitational Sept. 19-20, has a six-round fall average of 72.3.
NIACC placed fifth at the RCTC Invite with a 328.
The NIACC women placed fourth at the Iowa Lakes Invitational on Sept. 19-20 with a 376-365 – 741.
Sophomore Savannah Lentz led the NIACC women with a 86-82 – 168 and ninth-place finish.
NIACC MEN FALL SEASON AVERAGES
Sam Steinwand (6 rounds) 72.3
Chris Staudt (6 rounds) 78.5
Joseph Lensing (6 rounds) 79.3
Spencer Davidson (4 rounds) 79.5
Zach Nicholson (4 rounds) 80.5
Joe Nordquist (6 rounds) 80.7
Kenton Waters (2 rounds) 82.5
Brandon Hebel (2 rounds) 83.5
Brandon Nordman (2 rounds) 92
NIACC WOMEN FALL SEASON AVERAGES
Savannah Lentz (3 rounds) 84.7
Lyndie Phillips (3 rounds) 84.7
Carlie Eckenrod (3 rounds) 95
Alyssa Purman (3 rounds) 105.3
Rebecca Long (3 rounds) 107.7