NIACC women ranked 10th in preseason poll

NIACC freshman Mandy Willems looks to catch a pass in a recent practice.
NIACC freshman Mandy Willems looks to catch a pass in a recent practice.

MASON CITY - The NIACC women's basketball team is ranked 10th in the NJCAA Division II preseason poll released Monday.

NIACC was 26-7 overall and 11-3 in the ICCAC in the 2017-18 season and returns one sophomore in Tahya Campbell. The Lady Trojans advanced to their fifth straight NJCAA Region XI title game last season.

Monroe CC is ranked No. 1 in the preseason poll. Kirkwood is ranked No. 2 and Illinois Central is ranked seventh.

NIACC opens the 2018-19 regular season at home Friday against Illinois Central at the Konigsmark Klassic. Game time is slated for 6 p.m.

The Lady Trojans were ranked ninth in last season's preseason poll and were ranked as high as second in the 2017-18 season.

NJCAA Division II preseason rankings

Monroe CC, Kirkwood, Highland (Kan.), Mesa, Johnson County, St. Louis, Illinois Central, North Arkansas, Kansas City (Kan.), NIACC, Cape Fear, Union County, Labette, Pima, Sinclair, Catawba Valley, Lake Land, Parkland, Cecil, Bryant & Stratton (Wis.)

NIACC's 2017-18 season in the polls

Feb. 27 - 12th

Feb. 21 - 13th

Feb. 13 - 13th

Feb. 6 - 15th

Jan. 30 - 16th

Jan. 23 - 10th

Jan. 17 - 7th

Jan. 9 - 10th

Dec. 19 - 2nd

Dec. 12 - 2nd

Dec. 5 - 2nd

Oct. 26 - 9th


NJCAA Divison II results
March 19, 2019 NJCAA Divison II results
No. 10 NIACC rolls, 120-71
November 24, 2018 No. 10 NIACC rolls, 120-71