Drury volleyball moves up to 9th in NCAA-II coaches’ poll

By: Ed Beach

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— The Drury volleyball team moved up one spot in this week’s American Volleyball Coaches Association NCAA-II poll and is ranked ninth in the nation.

Drury is 3-1 and won their lone game last week with a 3-0 victory at William Jewell.

Hillsdale (8-0) is ranked number one in this week’s poll. Fellow Great Lakes Valley Conference member Lewis (4-0) is ranked second and picked up three first-place votes. Angelo State (6-0) is ranked third, and Metro State-Denver (6-0) is fourth).

Six GLVC teams are ranked in this week’s top 25. In addition to the Panthers and Lewis, Rockhurst (3-1) is sixth, Missouri-St. Louis (3-0) is seventh, Quincy is ranked 11th, Southern Indiana is number 17, while Indianapolis and Missouri S&T are tied for 25th

Drury travels to Indianapolis for a GLVC triangular on Saturday. The Panthers will take on the 25th ranked Greyhounds, then Maryville on Saturday.

RankSchoolTotal Points2020-21 RecordPrevious Rank
1Hillsdale (37)11518-01
2Lewis (3)11084-02
3Angelo State (2)10796-03
4MSU Denver (4)10386-04
5Colorado Mesa9355-07
6Rockhurst9143-15
7Missouri-St. Louis8743-06
8Colorado School of Mines8044-18
9Drury7063-110
10Walsh6755-111
11Quincy6455-19
12Harding6123-012
13Findlay5616-113
14Texas A&M-Kingsville5184-015
15Arkansas Tech4943-014
16Nebraska-Kearney4501-1NR
17Southern Indiana3893-118
18Texas A&M-Commerce3702-216
19Tiffin3205-119
20Regis2522-217

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