Wayne State Volleyball Slides Three Spots To #8 In AVCA DII Top 25 Coaches Poll

WAYNE – Following a 1-1 road split this past weekend the Wayne State College volleyball team fell three spots to #8 in this week’s AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll.

According to a release from Wayne State Athletics, the Wildcats collected 828 points in voting conducted by various Division II coaches from across the nation.

WSC is 16-3 overall and third place in the NSIC with a 9-2 league mark after falling 3-2 at then #7 Concordia-St. Paul followed by a 3-0 sweep at Minnesota State over the weekend.

#8 Wayne State College will be at home this weekend hosting Upper Iowa on Friday, October 22 at 6 p.m. and #12 Winona State on Saturday, October 23 in a 1 p.m. contest.

Upcoming Wildcat volleyball matches that will be carried on The City ‘KCTY’ 98.9/1590 and waynedailynews.com will be the Thursday, October 28 match vs. Augustana and the Tuesday, November 2 match at Sioux Falls. Both pregame shows will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the Wildcat Sports Network.

 

AVCA Division II Coaches Top 25 Poll – Week #7 Poll: October 18, 2021
                                                                                2021   Previous
Rank School (First-Place Votes)         Points    Record   Rank
1              MSU Denver (38)                 1162       16-2         2
2              Washburn (3)                        1065       18-2         1
3              Central Missouri                   1048       16-2         4
4              Angelo State (5)                   1015       16-2         3
5              Concordia-St. Paul              960        17-3        7
6              NW Missouri State (1)          925        16-2        9
7              Colorado School of Mines  896        16-2        6
8              Wayne State (Neb.)             828        15-3         5
9              Cal State San Bernardino  764        15-3        11
10           Tampa                                    694        16-2        12
10           West Florida                          694        22-1        13
12           Winona State                        662        17-3        8
13           St Cloud State                       577        15-4        14
14           Southwest Minnesota St.    526        15-4        10
15           Texas – Tyler                        493        14-0        18
16           Nebraska-Kearney              472        15-5        15
17           Nova Southeastern             451        15-1        19
18           Hillsdale                                349        18-3        17
19           Western Washington          319        11-4        20
20           Michigan Tech                      279        15-4        25
21           Lewis                                     218        15-6        16
22           Cal Poly Pomona                166        14-3        21
23           Oklahoma Baptist                139        14-3        22
24           Alaska-Anchorage              112        15-5        23
25           West Texas A&M                   79         13-2        NR

Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Chaminade 54; Regis 41; Colorado Mesa University 39; Simon Fraser University 36; Azusa Pacific 28; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (FL) 25; Cal State L. A. 24; Arkansas Tech University 19; Wayne State (Mich.) 18; Hawai’i-Hilo 17; Ferris State 16; Minnesota Duluth 13; Central Oklahoma 12; Northern State 10; Central Washington 5; Gannon 4;

11 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 35 combined points.

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