WSC unanimous No. 1 team UNK moves up to No. 6 in NCAA Division II volleyball rankings – METRO

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The Wayne State College volleyball team has strengthened its grip on the No. 1 spot in the NCAA Division II standings, while local Wildcats rival UNK remains just behind at No. 6.

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WAYNE, Neb. – The Wayne State College volleyball team has strengthened its grip on the No. 1 spot in the NCAA Division II standings, while local Wildcats rival UNK remains just behind at No. 6.

The Wildcats earned all 47 first-place votes in the AVCA Coaches poll after a week in which Wayne State picked up road sweeps at St. Cloud State and Minnesota-Duluth, teams ranked fourth and ninth, respectively, in the poll. previous.

Wayne State started 16-0, tying the team’s winning streak in 2010. The 2010 season was just another year in which the Wildcats were ranked No. 1.

A fellow UNK public school climbed one spot in the rankings to No. 6. The Lopers are 15-1 after picking up road wins in Missouri over the weekend . UNK in the lead then-No. 17 Central Missouri in a five-set thriller on Saturday. The Lopers’ only defeat of the season came in five sets back then. 1 Washburn on September 10.

Wayne State will be looking to set a new school record for straight wins when they face Bemidji State on Friday and Minnesota Crookston on Saturday. Both matches will take place at the Rice Auditorium.

The Wildcats will bring NSIC Players of the Week to their games, with Taya Beller and Maggie Brahmer earning top weekly honors in the conference on Monday.

UNK will host Fort Hays State and Northwest Missouri State in Kearney this week before hosting eighth-ranked Washburn in central Nebraska for a rematch next week.

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