Volleyball Tied For 10th in WVIAC Preseason Poll
08/02/11...Head Coach Linda Renzi's (8th season) Lady Cat volleyball team was tied for 10th with Davis & Elkins (WV) College with 100 points in the 2011 WVIAC Preseason Coaches Poll when it was released on Tuesday. With 14 first-place votes Wheeling Jesuit (WV) University was nearly a unanimous choice to win the league crown in 2011... (Full WVIAC Release)
Wheeling Jesuit, which wrapped up an undefeated WVIAC season in 2010, picked up 14 of 15 first-place nods for 224 total points to take the top spot, while the University of Charleston (WV), which went 19-10 on the season a year ago, picked up 192 points for second place in the voting. The Golden Eagles grabbed the other first-place vote.
Alderson-Broaddus (WV) College is predicted to finish third after totaling 189 points. The Battlers went 11-3 in the WVIAC in 2010 and finished in a tie for third in the regular season.
Fairmont State (WV) University, 12-2 in WVIAC play in 2010, was picked fourth with 184 total points, and Shepherd (WV) University was chosen fifth amongst the league coaches in the preseason poll with 173 points.
2011 WVIAC Women's Volleyball Preseason Poll
1. Wheeling Jesuit (14) 224 pts.
2. Charleston (1) 192 pts.
3. Alderson-Broaddus 189 pts.
4. Fairmont State 184 pts.
5. Shepherd 173 pts.
6. WV Wesleyan 127 pts.
7. Seton Hill 122 pts.
8. West Liberty 105 pts.
9. WV State 103 pts.
T10 Davis & Elkins 100
T10 Pitt-Johnstown 100 pts.
12. Concord 73 pts.
13. Glenville State 50 pts.
14. Ohio Valley 43 pts.
15. Bluefield State 15 pts.