August 20, 2007

'Cats Ranked Fifth

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University volleyball team has been ranked to finish fifth in the North Division of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The head volleyball coaches voted in the pre-season poll. For the second season in a row they chose Grand Valley State to win the league’s North Division and Hillsdale College to win the South Division.
2007 Preseason GLIAC Volleyball Coaches Poll
            NORTH DIVISION                                     
School (first place votes) - Points                   
1.      Grand Valley (6) - 36                   
2.      Michigan Tech (1) - 29                 
3.      Ferris State - 24               
4.      Northwood - 23               
5.      Northern Michigan - 17               
5.   Mercyhurst - 7
6.      Lake Superior State – 6
 
SOUTH DIVISION
School (first place votes) - Points
1.   Hillsdale (3) - 23
2.  Ashland (2) - 21
3.   Findlay (1) - 19
4.   Gannon - 10
Wayne State - 10
5.   Saginaw Valley - 16         
 
 
In the CSTV/AVCA Division II Coaches Top 25 preseason poll Hillsdale was 10th, GVSU was ranked 11th, and Ashland University, another GLIAC school, was 8th.  
 
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Prepared By
Bridget Berube
S.W.A. - Compliance Coordinator
906-227-2371