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Wayne State Volleyball ranked 20th in initial AVCA Coaches Poll | KTIC Radio

Wayne State Volleyball ranked 20th in initial AVCA Coaches Poll

Wayne State Volleyball ranked 20th in initial AVCA Coaches Poll

The Wayne State College volleyball team is ranked 20th in the first regular season AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Division II Top 25 Coaches’ Poll released Monday afternoon. The Wildcats collected 213 points in voting conducted by various Division II coaches from across the country and have been ranked in every regular season national coaches poll dating back to September 28, 2009.

Wayne State opened the season over the weekend going 4-0 at the Embry-Riddle Tournament in Florida, posting 3-0 wins over Westminster (Utah), Lynn (Fla.), Valdosta State (Ga.) and host Embry-Riddle. The Wildcats travel to Durant, Oklahoma this weekend for the Southeastern Oklahoma State Tournament on Friday and Saturday, facing Southern Nazarene and East Central (Okla.) Friday and Southeastern Oklahoma State and #19 Central Oklahoma Saturday.

AVCA Division II Coaches Top 25 Poll – Week #1 Poll: August 27, 2018
2018 Previous
Rank School (First-Place Votes) Points Record Rank
1. Minnesota Duluth (31) 1147 4-0 3
2. Concordia-St. Paul (6) 1056 3-1 1
3. Lewis (Ill.) (2) 1003 4-0 6
4. Ferris State (7) 960 4-0 21
5. Nebraska-Kearney 912 4-0 8
6. Rockhurst 867 4-0 10
7. Northern State 838 4-0 9
8. Southwest Minn. State (1) 822 2-2 2
9. Cal State San Bernardino 808 4-0 11
10. Regis 743 2-2 7
11. Palm Beach Atlantic 706 4-0 12
12. Wheeling Jesuit (1) 688 3-1 24
13. West Florida 597 2-2 15
14. Central Missouri 571 4-0 22
15. Western Washington 501 1-3 5
16. Gannon 469 3-0 13
17. Colorado School of Mines 402 4-0 20
18. Tarleton State 272 3-1 18
19. Central Oklahoma 236 2-2 16
20. Wayne State (Neb.) 213 4-0 NR
21. Missouri Western 197 4-0 NR
22. Augustana (SD) 189 3-1 23
23. Florida Southern 179 1-3 4
24. Findlay 172 3-1 NR
25. Tampa 143 4-0 NR
Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Angelo State 137; Cal State L. A. 110; Hillsdale 98; Arkansas Tech University 93; Truman 59; Drury 54; Winona State 51; Alaska-Anchorage 46; West Texas A&M 33; Saint Leo 30; NW Nazarene 27; Northern Michigan 19; Upper Iowa 16; Wayne State (Mich.) 12; Metro State 10; NW Missouri State 9; UC San Diego 6; Missouri-St Louis 5; Arkansas-Fort Smith 4; Wingate 4; Cal Poly Pomona 3;

17 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 79 combined points.

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