NIACC moves up to 13th in ratings

Becca Steffen pushes the ball over the net in last week's win over Iowa Lakes.
Becca Steffen pushes the ball over the net in last week's win over Iowa Lakes.

MASON CITY - The NIACC volleyball team moved up five spots to No. 13 in the lastest NJCAA Division II volleyball poll released Monday.

NIACC, which was No. 18 in the Oct. 21 poll, was 2-0 last week. The Lady Trojans topped Iowa Lakes on Wednesday and picked up their 30th win of the season with a win over the Wartburg College Junior Varsity in Thursday's Think Pink match.

This is the fifth poll in the 2019 season that NIACC has been ranked. The Lady Trojans first entered the poll at No. 19 in the Sept. 16 rankings.

NIACC (30-8 overall) plays at No. 8 Iowa Central on Wednesday for the ICCAC regular season title. Both teams enter the match 7-1 in league play.

NJCAA Division II rankings (Oct. 28, 2019) - Parkland, Coffeyville, Fort Scott, Scottsdale, Catawba Valley, Cowley, Johnson County, Iowa Central, Illinois Central, Glendale, Highland (Kan.), Gulf Coast State, NIACC, St. Johns River State, Grand Rapids, Cloud County, Bismarck State, NDSCS, Kirkwood, Carl Sandburg.

NIACC IN THE RANKINGS

Sept. 16 - 19th

Oct. 7 - 20th

Oct. 14 - 20th

Oct. 21 - 18th

Oct. 28 - 13th

NIACC picks up pair of wins
October 4, 2019 NIACC picks up pair of wins
NIACC tops Wartburg JV, 3-1
September 28, 2019 NIACC tops Wartburg JV, 3-1
NIACC sweeps Southeastern, 3-0
September 26, 2019 NIACC sweeps Southeastern, 3-0
NIACC picks up pair of wins
September 14, 2019 NIACC picks up pair of wins
NIACC sweeps DCTC, 3-0
September 13, 2019 NIACC sweeps DCTC, 3-0
NIACC stops Hawkeye CC, 3-2
September 11, 2019 NIACC stops Hawkeye CC, 3-2
NIACC goes 1-1 at RCTC Invite
September 7, 2019 NIACC goes 1-1 at RCTC Invite
NIACC improves to 4-0
August 25, 2019 NIACC improves to 4-0
NIACC wins pair of matches
August 24, 2019 NIACC wins pair of matches