Laker softball rated No. 10
The Iowa Lakes Community College softball team is ranked No. 10 in the preseason poll released late last week.
This marks the fifth consecutive year that Iowa Lakes has appeared in the preseason National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II poll. The Lakers have been ranked as high as No. 3 in 2006 in this poll.
Iowa Lakes is one of three Region XI colleges to be ranked. Iowa Central Community College (Fort Dodge) is rated No. 7 and Muscatine Community College is rated No. 16.
Iowa Lakes returns two All-Americans from last year’s team that went 38-19 and will open the 2008 season on Friday, March 6 at the Hastings College tournament in Hastings, Neb.