NORFOLK – Former high school area athletes, now members of the Northeast Community College volleyball team were honored with postseason accolades Monday.
After being crowned the Region XI-B champions on October 28, Savannah Nelson of Wakefield, Hannah Heppner of Stanton and Kallie Brester of Howells-Dodge tallied First Team All-Region XI-B recognition.
Along with the Region XI-B honors, the ICCAC All-Conference teams were announced as Nelson was named a First Team member. Heppner and Brester made the Second Team All-Conference list, while Elley Beaver (Columbus) and Delaney Belt (Shelby) garnered Honorable Mention All-Conference recognition.
The Hawks were honored for their postseason accomplishments at halftime of the men’s basketball game Tuesday night. NECC will head east to compete in the NJCAA DII National Tournament beginning Thursday, November 15 in Charleston, West Virginia.
Northeast Community College advanced to the postseason with an overall record of 19-13 and going 8-1 in the ICCAC.
Also announced by the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Monday, Elley Beaver (Columbus) and Gabriela Barbosa (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) were named Second Team All-Region XI-B members for their efforts on the court this season.