Aug. 15, 2000
NKU RANKED NO. 3 IN PRESEASON POLL
Norse voted No. 3 in AVCA Division II national poll
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - The Northern Kentucky University volleyball team is ranked No. 3 nationally in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Division II preseason poll.
NKU, which finished No. 2 nationally in the poll last season after posting a 33-2 record, returns four starters and nine letterwinners this year. The Norse are ranked behind defending national champion and top-rated Brigham Young University-Hawaii and No. 2 Hawaii Pacific.
The Norse will play No. 23 Northern Michigan on Sept. 1 at Marquette, Mich. NKU will meet No. 20 Northwood (Mich.) on Sept. 9 at Midland Mich. The Norse also play No. 25 Lock Haven (Pa.) on Sept. 2 at Marquette, Mich.
NKU is scheduled to meet four teams - Ferris State, New Haven, Cal State-San Bernardino and Grand Valley State - that received honorable mention in the preseason poll.
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