Volleyball is ranked No. 19 in sixth weekly AVCA poll

Volleyball is ranked No. 19 in sixth weekly AVCA poll

By Tim Glon

| 2018 AVCA Coaches Poll - #6 |

ADA – Ohio Northern is ranked No. 19 in the sixth weekly American Volleyball Coaches Association poll on Tuesday. 

Northern received 472 points in the poll, 199 less than the 671 total points it received when ranked No. 17 in last week's poll. 

ONU was ranked No. 16 in the fourth poll, No. 15 in the third poll, No. 20 in the second poll, No. 18 in the first poll and was No. 19 in the preseason poll.

The Polar Bears split a pair of road matches last week, falling at Baldwin Wallace on Tuesday and winning at Muskingum on Saturday.

Calvin (Mich.) is atop the poll with 1750 points and all 70 first place votes, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Calif.) is second with 1601 points and Johnson & Wales (R.I.) is third with 1653 points.

The Polar Bears will return to action on Tuesday night when they host Wilmington in a 7 pm match at the ONU Sports Center.

AVCA Coaches Poll #6

Oct. 9, 2018

Rank 
School (First Place Votes) Total
Points
2018
Record
Last
Week
1. Calvin (Mich.) (70) 1750 15-0 1
2. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Cal.) 1601 16-2 3
3. Johnson & Wales (R.I.) 1563 19-1 4
4. Wittenberg 1495 14-2 5
5. Colorado College 1404 20-2 2
6. Juniata (Pa.) 1356 13-3 6
7. Thomas More (Ky.) 1277 18-1 7
8. Chicago (Ill.) 1244 21-2 8
9. Washington (Mo.) 1170 15-4 11
10. Trinity (Tex.) 1118 16-4 9
11. Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) 1070 18-2 10
12. Emory (Ga.) 974 13-4 12
13. Illinois Wesleyan 863 13-5 13
14. Pacific Lutheran (Ore.) 777 14-2 14
15. Wisconsin-Eau Claire 753 18-2 15
16. Hope (Mich.) 685 16-4 18
17. Texas-Tyler 509 15-1 20
18. Ithaca (N.Y.) 490 12-5 19
19. Ohio Northern 427 13-4 17
20. Berry (Ga.) 406 14-2 12
21. MIT 332 16-2 22
22. Wisconsin-Whitewater 294 15-4 23
23. Christopher Newport (Va.) 237 15-3 24
24. Mary Hardin-Baylor (Tex.) 211 16-1 25
25. Johns Hopkins (Md.) 173 14-3 16

Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Carnegie-Mellon 76; Bowdoin 52; Springfield 52; Cal Lutheran 49; Northwestern (Minn.) 48; Wesleyan (Conn.) 41; Stevens 40; Chapman 39; Carthage 27; St. Thomas (Minn.) 22; Mount Union 20; Southwestern (Texas) 16; Otterbein 12; Aurora 11; Texas-Dallas 11; Wellesley 9; Swarthmore 7; Baldwin-Wallace 6; Marymount 6.