The most recent season women's basketball poll in the NJCAA has two Minnesota College Athletic Conference programs among it's top five in the nation.
Northland Community & Technical College and Rochester Community & Technical College landed #4 and #5 respectively according to the NJCAA website.
Coach Shannon Nelson's Pioneer squad is 5-2 on the season while facing several NJCAA Division II teams along the way. The Pioneers are led in scoring by Megan Swedberg at 16.7 points per game and teammate Janie Wunderlich is averaging 4.5 assists per outing. Steve Huecke's Yellowjackets are 5-0 so far in 2017-18; Grace Riley chips in 18.0 points per contest while Olivia Haug is grabbing over 13 rebounds a game.
For the full NJCAA Divsion III Women's Basketball Poll, please click here.
MCAC Basketball schedules can be found at: http://www.mcacsports.org/sports/wbkb/2017-18/schedule
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference website main page is: http://www.mcacsports.org/landing/index
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About the Minnesota College Athletic Conference
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system. The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions. The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.