W&L VOLLEYBALL TOP PICK IN ODAC PRESEASON POLL
Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) preseason volleyball
coaches' poll was released Thursday afternoon, with Washington and Lee
tabbed to win its third straight ODAC title.
The Generals garnered 11 first-place votes and one second-place
vote to lead the poll, while Bridgewater took the second-place spot and
Lynchburg took third.
Washington and Lee returns to action having raised the program
win record for two straight seasons. The Generals, who return all but
one starter, concluded the 2002 campaign with a 32-8 overall record and
a 10-0 mark in the ODAC. W&L won the ODAC crown for the second straight
year and sixth time in the last eight seasons. The Generals also advanced
to the NCAA South Region Semifinals for the second time in program history.
Washington and Lee begins the 2003 season on Friday, September 12 when the Generals square off against Averett in the opening round of the W&L Invitational. Match time is slated for 4:00 p.m.
ODAC Preseason Volleyball Coaches' Poll
1. Washington & Lee - 13 (11)
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