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NSIC Teams Chasing Concordia

NSIC Teams Chasing Concordia

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For the 11th 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 seven NCAA National Championships, the Golden Bears received all 15 first place votes (coaches cannot vote for their own team).

Minnesota Duluth finished in second in the coaches poll and received the other first place vote.  Southwest Minnesota State came in third followed by Northern State.  The Wolves will boast NSIC Preseason Player of the Year in Kelsey Chambers.

The 2014 NSIC Volleyball season will begin with non-conference matches on Thursday, September 4 while the 20-game NSIC schedule begins September 16th.

Preseason Coaches’ Poll Points
1. Concordia-St. Paul (15) 225
2. Minnesota Duluth (1) 206
3. Southwest Minnesota State 196
4. Northern State 176
5. Wayne State 174
6. Augustana 147
7. Sioux Falls 127
8. Minnesota State 126
9. MSU Moorhead 121
10. Minnesota Crookston 110
11. Winona State 75
12. St. Cloud State 68
13. Minot State 63
14. Upper Iowa 54
15. Bemidji State 35
16. University of Mary 17
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