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JCC grad named GPAC Freshman of the Year

Thu 11-16-2017

SIOUX CITY - Lacey Wacker, a setter with the Northwestern College volleyball team, has been named Freshman of the Year in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. The 2017 Jackson County Central graduate was also a second-team all-conference choice.

Wacker leads the GPAC in set assists, averaging 11.3 per set, which is also third best in the NAIA.

She directed a Red Raider offense that ranks third in the country in hitting percentage.

Also, Wacker has 35 ace serves, fourth most in the GPAC; and had a hitting percentage of .423.

Northwestern has a 28-4 overall record and earned an opening-round bye and will be one of the 32 teams at the NAIA National Championship in Sioux City that starts Nov. 28.