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NSIC Tabs Volleyball Favorite

NSIC Tabs Volleyball Favorite
 For the tenth consecutive season the Concordia University, St. Paul Golden Bears have been picked by the league coaches in the NSIC Preseason Volleyball Poll. After winning the past six NCAA National Championships, the Golden Bears received all 15 first place votes (coaches cannot vote for their own team).
2013 Preseason NSIC  Volleyball Coaches Poll Points
1. Concordia-St. Paul (15) 225
2. Minnesota Duluth (1) 209
3. Southwest Minnesota State 195
4. Wayne State 183
5. Augustana 156
6. Minnesota State 142
Winona State 142
8. Northern State 137
9. MSU Moorhead 118
10. Upper Iowa 95
11. Minnesota Crookston 90
12. Sioux Falls 71
13. St. Cloud State 66
14. Bemidji State 35
15. Minot State 31
16. U-Mary 25
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