UMHB Volleyball Receiveing Votes In AVCA Poll

Belton (October 15, 2013) -- The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor volleyball team is once again receiving votes in this week’s American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Top 25 Poll. The Cru received votes totaling 31 points in this week’s AVCA Poll, an increase of eight points from last week’s total. The Cru has the 32nd highest point total in the country.

Calvin College is ranked #1 with 48 first-place votes and 1,200 total points. The Cru is the only American Southwest Conference program mentioned in the poll. The Cru does have a win over 21st-ranked Trinity University (191 points) earlier this season. The Tigers are the only other Texas program mentioned in this week’s ranking.

The Cru volleyball team is currently 21-3 on the season and 10-1 in American Southwest Conference play after sweeping two matches last Saturday in Austin. UMHB will return to action with three crucial ASC matches this weekend in Abilene.

AVCA Division III Coaches Top 25 Poll 2013 Week #6 Poll: October 15, 2013

1. Calvin (48) 1200 23-0
2. Hope 1129 23-1
3. Cal Lutheran 109018-1
4. Emory 1064 22-1
5. St. Thomas (MN) 983 20-2
6. Elmhurst 958 23-4
7. Colorado College 849 25-1
8. St. Benedict (MN) 818 19-2
9. Mount Union 779 22-3
10. Juniata 748 20-2
11. Washington-St. Louis 701 18-5
12. Eastern 675 21-2
13. Wittenberg 654 14-7
14. Otterbein 584 18-4
15. Augsburg 497 23-2
16. Pacific Lutheran 482 12-4
17. Puget Sound 387 12-5
18. Stevenson 340 27-1
19. Chicago 313 16-7
20. Wisconsin-Whitewater 239 20-7
21. Trinity (TX) 191 21-4
22. Cornell (Iowa) 173 19-3
23. Wisconsin-Stevens Point 141 19-4
24. Roger Williams 115 23-1
25. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 88 16-3

Others Receiving Votes and listed on two or more ballots: Clarkson 69; Williams 53; Coe 41; DePauw 41; Wartburg 39; Springfield 33; Mary Hardin-Baylor 31; Salisbury 19; NYU 17; Concordia (MN) 14; Nebraska Wesleyan 10; Wellesley 7; Randolph-Macon 5
Seven schools were listed on only one ballot for a total of 23 combined points.

Dropped Out: Williams 23


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