Volleyball remains #21 in second weekly AVCA poll

Volleyball remains #21 in second weekly AVCA poll

By Bud Denega

| 2019 AVCA Coaches Poll - Week 2 |

ADA — The Ohio Northern volleyball team remained at No. 21 nationally in the second weekly American Volleyball Coaches Association Poll on Tuesday. 

The Polar Bears (5-2 overall) received 428 390 points, 32 more than in the first weekly poll when ONUw as also ranked No. 21.

Northern was ranked No. 23 in the preseason poll.

Emory (Ga.) remained in first place with 1,942 points and 70 first-place votes, Calvin (Mich.) was second with 1880 points and eight first place votes and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Calif.) was third with 1671 points. 

The Polar Bears will compete on Tuesday at Denison and will face No. 4 Berry (Ga.) and No. 15 Wisconsin-Whitewater on Saturday at the Wittenberg Classic.

AVCA Coaches Poll - Week #2

Sept. 10, 2019

Rank 
School (First Place Votes) Total
Points
2019
Record
Last
Week
1. Emory (Ga.) (70) 1942 6-0 1
2. Calvin (Mich.) (8) 1880 6-0 2
3. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Cal.) 1671 7-1 5
4. Berry (Ga.) 1633 6-1 9
5. Johnson & Wales (R.I.) 1440 5-1 6
6. Juniata (Pa.) 1403 4-2 3
7. Colorado College 1332 7-1 10
8. Chicago (Ill.) 1243 6-1 13
9. Wisconsin-Eau Claire 1025 4-3 4
10. Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) 986 7-0 NR
11. Trinity (Tex.) 958 6-2 7
12. St. Benedict (Minn.) 922 7-1 22
13. Hope (Mich.) 889 5-1 17
14. Wittenberg 860 3-3 8
15. Wisconsin-Whitewater 829 6-2 12
16. Wesleyan (Conn.) 766 3-0 16
17. Augsburg (Minn.) 736 7-1 NR
18. St. Thomas (Minn.) 692 8-0 NR
19. Carthage (Wis.) 602 7-1 19
20. Babson (Mass.) 461 4-0 18
21. Ohio Northern 428 5-2 21
22. Ithaca (N.Y.) 378 3-3 15
23. Clarkson (Mass.) 318 7-0 NR
24. Pacific Lutheran (Wash.) 229 6-2 24
25. Mary Hardin-Baylor (Tex.) 201 4-4 20

Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Christopher Newport 164; Washington-St. Louis 164; Gustavus Adolphus 158; Transylvania 136; Heidelberg 114; Birmingham Southern 105; Otterbein 94; Texas-Dallas 93; Muskingum 73; Wisconsin-Stevens Point 60; Tufts 52; Illinois Wesleyan 45; Johns Hopkins 41; Aurora 37; DePauw 34; Endicott 20; MIT 16; St Olaf 13; Loras 12; Franklin & Marshall 11; Wellesley 8; Northwestern (Minn.) 5; Salisbury 3; Southwestern (Texas) 3.