Four Minnesota collegiate volleyball teams ranked in NCAA Division IIMinnesota Sports
-- Four teams from Minnesota are in this week's NCAA Division II volleyball coaches poll.
Four teams from Minnesota are in this week's NCAA Division II volleyball coaches poll.
Southwest State remains No. 2 in the country, with Minnesota-Duluth up three spots to third. Concordia-St. Paul dropped two places to No 6, but still picked up a first-place vote. Minnesota State-Mankato is ranked tenth.
Winona State and Minnesota State-Moorhead are among other teams receiving votes.
The NSIC and MIAC have releases names of weekly honorees in volleyball. Minnesota-Duluth junior hitter Kate Lange of Hibbing is the NSIC Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this year. Minnesota State-Moorhead senior libero Katy Ness of Ada is the league's Defensive Player of the Week for the fourth time this season. And, Minnesota-Duluth freshman setter Ashley Hinsch of Zumbrota is the NSIC Setter of the Week for the second time this season. St. Thomas sophomore Kelly Foley of St. Paul is the MIAC Hitter of the Week. Bethel's Val Smith of Alexandria is the MIAC Setter of the Week.