KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Montana Tech received the No. 14 ranking in the NAIA Women’s Volleyball Coaches’ Postseason Poll.
The poll was released this afternoon.
National Champion Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) received all 17 first place votes securing the top spot. Runner-up Dordt is at No. 2.
Montana Tech finished the season with a 24-10 overall record. The Orediggers reached the final 16 teams at the national tournament in Sioux City, Iowa, for the second straight year after going 2-1 in pool play. The 2017 season was the first regular season Frontier Conference title since 1990. The Orediggers went on to defeat Rocky Mountain College in the Frontier Conference Tournament.
Rocky received votes in the final poll. No other Frontier Conference team was mentioned. The next national poll will be released in August.
2017 Women’s Volleyball Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll – (Dec. 6)
|RANK||WEEK||SCHOOL [FIRST PLACE VOTES]||RECORD||POINTS|
|1||1||Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) ||35-0||467|
|7||12||College of Idaho||28-7||367|
|10||8||Grand View (Iowa)||34-8||325|
|25||NR||Saint Xavier (Ill.)||36-6||93|
Dropped from the rankings: No. 23 Rocky Mountain (Mont.), No. 24 Doane (Neb.), No. 22 Campbellsville (Ky.), No. 25 MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)
Others receiving votes: Tabor (Kan.) 61, Missouri Valley 59, Ottawa (Kan.) 58, Doane 45, Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 39, Lourdes (Ohio) 38, Marian (Ind.) 37, Campbellsville 19, MidAmerica Nazarene 8, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) 6