December 22, 2010

Ohio State Picked as the 2011 MIVA Preseason Favorite

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State has been selected as the preseason favorite to win the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association by a vote of the league coaches. The Buckeyes collected six first place votes and 47 points to second place Lewis with 39 points and one first place vote. Loyola-Chicago was third one vote behind Lewis with 38. Ball State was ranked fourth (29 votes) and IPFW fifth (21) while Grand Canyon and Quincy tied for sixth (11).

 

2011 MIVA Preseason Team Ranking

Rank

Team

Points (1st place votes)

2010 MVIA Finish/Record (Overall)

1

Ohio State

47 (6)

1st/11-1 (22-8)@

2

Lewis

39 (1)

3rd(tie)/7-5 (19-10)

3

Loyola-Chicago

38

2nd/10-2 (20-6)

4

Ball State

29

3rd(tie)/7-5 (19-11)

5

IPFW

21

5th/4-8 (12-17)

6

Grand Canyon

11

7th/1-11 (14-26)

 

Quincy

11

6th/2-10 (15-18)

@2010 MIVA Tournament Champion

 ***MIVA***





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