(Sioux City, Iowa) –Northwestern College tallied 98 points for first place in the 2014 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Preseason Coaches’ Volleyball Poll. The Red Raiders garnered eight of eleven first place votes. Midland, who was picked second with 91 points, received the remaining three first place votes. Dordt was picked third with 83 points, while Hastings was fourth with 69 points. Northwestern won the GPAC regular season a 16-0 record last fall and posted an overall record of 35-4. Midland took the GPAC tournament title, and finished with an overall record of 37-5.
The 35th Annual NAIA National Volleyball Championship is set for December 2-6, 2014, at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. The 2014 GPAC volleyball season will consist of 16 conference matches with 11 teams competing for the conference crown. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own team in the preseason poll.
Here is the complete 2014 GPAC Volleyball Preseason Coaches’ Poll:
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