No. 3 NIACC women move to 9-0

Sierra Morrow drives to the basket in Sunday's win over Central CC.
Sierra Morrow drives to the basket in Sunday's win over Central CC.

MASON CITY - The No. 3 NIACC women's basketball team improved to 9-0 with a 80-60 victory over Central CC on Sunday at the NIACC Thanksgiving Challenge.

NIACC, which has won 23 straight home games dating back to the 2017-18 season, was led by freshman Sierra Morrow, who scored 21 points with 11 rebounds, four blocks and two steals.

It was the second straight double/double for Morrow and her third of the season. Morrow scored 18 points with 11 rebounds in Saturday's win over the Grand View Junior Varsity.

NIACC also received 11 points from freshman Sydney Wetlaufer and 10 points from Allie Negen.

Sophomore Autam Mendez scored six points, including one three-point goal. Mendez now has 100 career three-point goals and is the first player in NIACC women's basketball history with 600 points, 300 rebounds and 100 three-point goals.

NIACC opens ICCAC play at Southwestern on Wednesday.

NIACC'S 2019-20 season (9-0 overall)

NIACC 97, Grand View JV 86

NIACC 87, Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) 82

NIACC 82, Illinois Central 81

NIACC 91, Marshalltown CC 38

NIACC 89, Iowa Western 63

NIACC 92, Central CC (Neb.) 39

NIACC 77, Northeast CC 66

NIACC 96, Grand View JV 91

NIACC 80, Central CC 60

2019-20 TEAM SEASON HIGHS

Points - 97 vs. Grand View JV (11-1-19)

3-point goals - 17 vs. Central CC (Neb.) 17 (11-22-19)

Rebounds - 60, twice,

Assists - 25 vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-19)

Steals - 22 vs. Central CC (Neb.) (11-22-19)

Blocks - 16 vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-19)

2019-20 INDIVIDUAL SEASON HIGHS

Points - 27, Autam Mendez vs. Grand View JV (11-30-19)

3-point goals - 7, Kelcie Hale vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19); 7, Autam Mendez vs. Central CC (Neb.) (11-22-19)

Rebounds - 12, Sierra Lynch vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19)

Assists - 10, Kelcie Hale vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-19)

Steals - 5, Kelcie Hale vs. Bryant & Stratton (Wis.) (11-2-19)

Blocks - 13, Sierra Morrow vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-19)

NIACC Women's basketball team 2019-20

When NIACC                                                   Then NIACC is

In November                                                    8-0

In December                                                    1-0

Plays at home                                                  5-0

Plays on road                                                   0-0

Plays on neutral court                                       4-0

Leads at halftime                                              5-0

Trails at halftime                                               4-0

Tied at halftime                                                 0-0

Plays in overtime                                               0-0

Scores less than 60 points                                 0-0

Scores between 60-69 points                             0-0

Scores between 70-79 points                             1-0

Scores between 80-89 points                             4-0

Scores between 90-99 points                             4-0

Scores 100 or more points                                 0-0

Allows less than 60 points                                 2-0

Allows between 60-69 points                             3-0

Allows between 70-79 points                             0-0

Allows between 80-89 points                             3-0

Allows between 90-99 points                             1-0

Allows 100 or more points                                 0-0

Game decided by 1-3 points                               1-0

Game decided by 4-6 points                               2-0

Game decided by 7-10 points                             1-0

Game decided by 11-14 points                           1-0

Game decided by 15+ points                             4-0

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 100 points: 105 vs. Cape Fear College (3-20-19) - NJCAA Division II national tournament

Had 15 3-point goals: 17 vs. Central CC (11-22-19)

Had 50 rebounds: 60 vs. Central CC (12-1-19)

Had 20 assists: 22 vs. Central CC (12-1-19)

Had 15 steals: 17 vs. Central CC (12-1-19)

Beat a rated team: No. 9 NIACC 68 No. 5 Illinois Central (11-8-19)

Lost at home: Kirkwood 70, NIACc 68 (2-14-18)

THE LAST TIME A LADY TROJAN HAD ...

50 points: 51, Trudy Peterson vs. Kennedy King College (11-21-15)

40 points: 45, Mandy Willems vs. Southeastern (3-2-19)

30 points: 34, Jada Buford vs. Cape Fear College (3-20-19) - NJCAA Division II national tournament

10 3-point goals: 13, Mandy Willems vs. Southeastern (3-2-19)

5 3-point goals: 7, Autam Mendez vs. Central CC (11-22-19)

10 rebounds: 11, Sierra Morrow vs. Central CC (12-1-19)

15 rebounds: 16, Autam Mendez vs. Little Priest Tribal College (3-6-19)

10 assists: 10, Kelcie Hale vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-19)

10 steals: 11, Jada Buford vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-18)

5 steals: 5, Sana'a Smith vs. Central CC (11-22-19)

10 blocks: 13, Sierra Morrow vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-19)

Double/double: Sierra Morrow 21 points/11 rebounds vs. Central CC (12-1-19)

Triple/double: Sierra Morrow 23 points/13 blocks/12 rebounds vs. Marshalltown CC (11-9-19)

 

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