The NCAA has released the first regional rankings of the season, which you can find here. Lots of interesting tidbits to be found but it’s probably best to go through it region by region. Before we do that let’s go over the basics. The regional rankings are used for NCAA Selection at-large bids. Teams that…… Continue reading West Regional Rankings Reviewed
Only two matches on the schedule in the West Region. We’ve got South Region Millsaps traveling a mile or so south and east to play West Region Belhaven. That’s right. Millsaps is further west than Belhaven is. Just weird to me. In the other match we have the top team in the NWC playing at…… Continue reading Wednesday, Oct. 23 Match Day!
The following players have earned POW honors for week eight of the season. Links are attached to the conference name when available. I will also include the AVCA Player of the Week, which is awarded to one player nationally each week. (I will do this award regardless of whether it’s awarded to a West Region…… Continue reading Players of the Week (10/23/19)
Updates: Make sure you check out the West Regional Ranking predictions! I believe that win gets HSU the wildcard into the ASC Tournament. Congrats! Good match between UMHB and Southwestern. It goes 5-sets with UMHB taking the win. Miranda Klein had to take over the setting and finished with 47 assists. COrinne Novak had 20…… Continue reading Tuesday, Oct. 22 Match Day!
The week eight AVCA Top 25 coaches poll is out, which you can find here. We actually have some history this week as Chicago is the new #1 and that’s the first time in their history to achieve the top spot. Chicago received 50 first place votes and 1916 total points to edge out Calvin who…… Continue reading AVCA Top 25 (10/22/19)
Update – See the comments for my stab at the South, Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes. With regional rankings officially coming out tomorrow, I thought it wise to put my predictions in a separate post. We’ll look at how poorly I did when the real rankings come out. As a reminder, these are the important rankings.…… Continue reading West Regional Ranking Prediction (Wk 1)
Here are my rankings for the eighth week of the season. Normally, at the bottom of this post, I would present the West Rankings based on the selection criteria but I will save this for a separate post as I need to wait for the SOS numbers. Remember that a key result for me is…… Continue reading D3VbWest Top 25 (10/21/19)