Wayne State College remained 15th in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll released Monday afternoon. The 13-2 Wildcats, 4-2 in the NSIC, received 459 points in voting conducted by various Division II coaches across the nation.

WSC split NSIC home matches over the weekend, sweeping Minnesota State 3-0 while falling in five sets to #7 Concordia-St. Paul. The Wildcats will be on the road this weekend visiting #19 Winona State Friday at 6 p.m. and 18th ranked Upper Iowa Saturday at 2 p.m.

AVCA Division II Coaches Top 25 Poll – Week #5 Poll: October 7, 2019

2019 Previous

Rank School (First-Place Votes) Points Record Rank

1. Cal State San Bernardino (42) 1144 14-0 1

2. Western Washington (3) 1098 14-0 2

3. Nebraska-Kearney 1037 14-0 4

4. Minnesota Duluth (1) 1024 13-1 3

5. Washburn 946 13-1 5

6. Lewis (Ill.) 889 15-1 6

7. Concordia-St. Paul 868 11-3 7

8. Northern State 825 12-2 9

9. Southwest Minnesota State 737 11-3 8

10. Northwest Missouri State 691 12-2 10

11. St. Cloud State 647 13-1 12

12. Rockhurst 620 14-3 11

13. Central Missouri 516 10-5 13

14. Ferris State 486 12-3 16

15. Wayne State (Neb.) 459 13-2 15

16. Regis (Colo.) 432 12-3 17

17. Hillsdale 386 12-2 18

18. Upper Iowa 310 11-3 22

19. Winona State 285 12-2 NR

20. Wheeling 273 13-3 20

21. Angelo State 236 15-1 NR

22. Tarleton State 224 9-5 14

23. Wingate 144 16-0 T23

24. Barry 121 10-4 25

24. Sioux Falls 121 11-3 19

Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Texas A&M-Commerce 76; MSU Denver 67; Michigan Tech 58; Colorado School of Mines 40; Azusa Pacific 28; South Carolina-Aiken 26; Cal State L. A. 23; Ashland 22; Chaminade 14; Tampa 14; West Florida 14; Central Washington 9; Arkansas-Fort Smith 5; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (FL) 3;

9 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 43 combined points.

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