NSU Moves Up One in Latest AVCA Poll

LEXINGTON, KY (NSUWolves.com) – Following the first week of the regular season, the Northern State University volleyball team has moved up one spot to #7 in the AVCA Top-25 Poll. The Wolves earned 834 total points and are currently 4-0 this season.


Northern is joined by NSIC opponents:  #6 Minnesota Duluth, #10 Concordia-St. Paul, #15 Southwest Minnesota State, #22 Wayne State, (RV) Upper Iowa, (RV) Sioux Falls, (RV) Winona State, and (RV) St. Cloud State. In addition, regional opponents #4 Washburn, #8 Nebraska Kearney, #12 Central Missouri, #18 Northwest Missouri State, and (RV) Central Oklahoma found their way onto the list.

The Wolves will match-up against #18 Northwest MO and (RV) Drury this weekend in Springfield, MO.

 

Rank School (First-Place Votes) Total Points 2019 Record Previous Rank

1 Tampa (41) 1140 4-0 1

2 Cal State San Bernardino (3) 1090 3-0 2

3 Western Washington 1041 4-0 3

4 Washburn (2) 1011 4-0 4

5 Lewis 906 4-0 7

6 Minnesota Duluth 860 3-1 6

7 Northern State 834 4-0 8

8 Nebraska-Kearney 761 4-0 11

9 Tarleton State 742 3-1 10

10 Concordia – St. Paul 689 2-2 5

11 Ferris State 675 4-0 12

12 Central Missouri 566 3-1 17

13 Barry 555 4-0 16

14 Wheeling 546 3-1 13

15 Southwest Minnesota State 508 3-1 9

16 Palm Beach Atlantic 472 3-1 15

17 Rockhurst 437 2-2 14

18 NW Missouri State 275 4-0 NR

19 Hillsdale 208 3-1 NR

20 Texas A&M – Commerce 178 3-1 20

21 Michigan Tech 167 3-1 NR

22 Wayne State (Neb.) 152 4-0 NR

23 Cal State L.A. 139 1-3 19

24 Wingate 123 4-0 25

25 Central Washington 99 2-2 23

Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Central Oklahoma 83; Cal Poly Pomona 72; West Florida 70; Upper Iowa 59; California State University San Marcos 53; Chaminade 42; Metro State 41; Regis 41; Colorado School of Mines 39; Sioux Falls 37; Ashland 34; Angelo State 33; Colorado Mesa University 30; Winona State 24; Drury 23; St Cloud State 17; Azusa Pacific 15; Gannon 11; Saint Leo 5; Saginaw Valley State 4; 9 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 42 combined points.