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Women's volleyball gains votes in final AVCA poll

Women's volleyball gains votes in final AVCA poll

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The women's volleyball team joined the nation's elite with an appearance in the final AVCA coaches poll of the season.

On the heels of the program's qualification for its second NCAA national tournament, national coaches recognized Greenville's four-set loss to the country's No. 7 ranked Emory squad by giving Greenville 13 points in the final poll to check in 38th.  Emory was No. 2 when they played GC.

The Panthers ended the season with an overall record of 24-8.

AVCA Division III Coaches Top-25 Poll
Final: November 24, 2015 

Rank

School (First-Place Votes)

Total Points

2015 Record

Previous Week

1

Cal Lutheran (63)

1575

31-5

9

2

Wittenberg

1505

29-3

6

3

Carthage

1434

35-8

13

4

Washington-St. Louis

1346

34-3

1

5

Juniata

1265

33-3

3

6

Calvin

1221

30-4

4

7

Emory

1167

34-4

2

8

Hendrix

1116

29-9

NR

9

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

1045

27-6

7

10

Colorado College

908

34-4

8

11

Bethel (Minn.)

857

25-10

NR

12

Texas-Dallas

804

31-3

14

13

Clarkson

766

30-9

18

14

Christopher Newport

725

30-3

5

15

Southwestern (Texas)

662

31-5

12

16

Wisconsin-Stevens Point

621

27-9

15

17

Wisconsin-Whitewater

579

31-5

11

18

Randolph-Macon

513

28-8

NR

19

Hope

438

24-7

10

20

Bowdoin

397

26-5

NR

21

Elmhurst

353

24-12

17

22

Illinois Wesleyan

281

23-10

23

23

Eastern

229

29-8

16

24

Northwestern (Minn.)

167

26-9

NR

25

Birmingham Southern

92

25-6

NR

Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Wisconsin-Oshkosh 56; Berry 43; Stockton University 40; La Verne 39; Wisconsin-Eau Claire 39; Gustavus Adolphus 38; MIT 33; Case Western 24; Heidelberg 21; Springfield 20; Chicago 17; Wartburg 17; Greenville 13; Carnegie-Mellon 8

One team mentioned on only one ballot for a total of one combined point.

Dropped Out: Wisconsin-Oshkosh 19; La Verne 20; Gustavus Adolphus 21; MIT 24; Chicago 22; Carnegie-Mellon 25

This story was published on November 24, 2015




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