MARQUETTE, Mich. - The Northern Michigan Universityvolleyball team is ranked 14th in the CSTV/AVCA Division II Coaches Top 25 PreseasonPoll that was released today.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU garnered 419 points after coming off a 26-1campaign in 2003.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ During the 2003 season the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats were ranked as high as 11thin the AVCA Poll.
GLIAC foe, Grand Valley State University is ranked 10th in the preseason ranking.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU's firstopponent on August 27, Minnesota-Duluth is ranked 17th. Other teams from theGLIAC receiving votes included Northwood and Findlay.
For the complete poll:ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ http://www.avca.org/collegiate/DIIpoll/DIIpoll8-10-04.asp
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