Thursday, August 08, 2013
The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Coaches' Preseason volleyball poll has been released and the Mount has been chosen to finish first this season. The Lions, last year's HCAC champion, were chosen for the top spot, garnering four, first-place votes, and recording 88 points. They were followed in the poll by Transylavnia University (five first-place votes, 81 points), Defiance College and Hanover College.
The remainder of the coaches' poll was (in order): Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Bluffton University (tied for fifth), Anderson University, Manchester University, Franklin College and Earlham College (one, first-place vote).
The following Mount players were selected as "Players to Watch" for the 2013 season:
Nicole Sherpensky Sr. MH Cincinnati, OH/Northwest
Hannah Vanarsdall Sr. OH Cincinnati, OH/McAuley
Janelle Davis Jr. S Convoy, OH/Wayne Trace
Bethani Ritter Sr. OH Cincinnati, OH/McAuley
Click here for the complete HCAC release.