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Dordt College News
Volleyball In Top-25 Poll
August 19, 2014
(Tuesday, August 19; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College Defender volleyball team is ranked no. 13 in the 2014 Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll released on Tuesday, August 19.
The Defenders open the 2014 season on Thursday, August 21 against no. 2 Concordia (California) and no. 22 Vanguard (California). Dordt continues play on Friday, August 22 when it faces no. 19 The Master’s (California) and no. 17 Rocky Mountain (Montana). All four matches are played at the Biola Summer Slam in Los Angeles, California.
Dordt totaled 337 in the initial polling after posting a 25-9 record last season. Dordt held the no. 11 spot in the final 2013 poll released at the conclusion of the 2013 NAIA National Championship.
Texas Brownsville, fresh off a 37-0 2013 season, is the unanimous pre-season pick with 20 first place votes. Fellow GPAC members Northwestern (no. 5) and Midland (no. 7) are in the rankings while Hastings is in the receiving votes category of the poll.