The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) volleyball team opened Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) play with a 3-1 win over Southwestern Community College (SWCC) August 28 at the DMACC gymnasium.

Set scores were 25-21, 22-25, 25-16 and 25-19.

The win gave the Bears a 1-0 record in the ICCAC and kept them unbeaten for the season at 5-0. DMACC entered the match ranked 11th in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association Division II poll.

Freshman Amber Huttmann of Council Bluffs and sophomore Sara Jesse of La Porte City had 23 and 17 assists respectively and freshman Barbara Soranzo of Ipe, Brazil, led the Bears in digs with 17. Sophomore Sara Frisch of Grundy Center topped the team in block assists with five.