WAYNE – After entering the AVCA Division Top 25 Coaches Poll at #22 in early September, the Wayne State College volleyball team will end their season 13th in mid-December.
WSC made it all the way up into the top 10 at number eight, the ‘Cats will remain in the same spot they ended during the final regular season coaches’ poll. This will mark the 11th time in the past 14 seasons that the Wildcats ended the year with a Top 25 national mark.
#13 WSC received 538 points in voting conducted by various Division II coaches from across the country.
Wayne State College finished the 2019 season with records of 24-7 overall and placed fifth in the NSIC with a 14-6 league mark.
Cal State San Bernardino finished the season as the only undefeated team with their 33-0 record defeating #2 Nebraska-Kearney (38-1) in the NCAA DII National Title Match in four sets.
Other NSIC teams ranked during the final poll included #3 Concordia-St. Paul (27-8), remained the same; #6 Minnesota Duluth (25-7), remained the same; #8 Northern State (25-6), remained the same; #10 St. Cloud State (25-7), fell three spots; #18 Winona state (21-8), fell two spots and #19 Upper Iowa (21-9), fell one spot. Augustana (23) and Minnesota State-Mankato (8) closed out the final poll receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots.