Lady Bucs Fifth In Preseason Volleyball Poll

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Blinn College will open the 2008 volleyball season ranked fifth in the nation with a preseason All-American at the setter position. Kayla Schmidt, a 5’10” sophomore from Bellville, was selected Third Team preseason All-American.

The Lady Bucs start the season on the road Aug. 22-23 at the San Jacinto tournament with their home opener in the Labor Day Classic Aug. 29-30.

The team went 35-7 in 2007 and finished fifth at the NJCAA National Tournament, tying its best ever finish.

Blinn has qualified for the national tournament the last five years winning 89.2 percent of its matches.

NJCAA Poll

Place College Location Record Points 1st Pl Votes Last Week
1 Miami-Dade College Miami, FL 33-1 0 0 0
2 Frank Phillips College Borger, TX 42-3 0 0 0
3 College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls, ID 39-13 0 0 0
4 Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, IA 58-5 0 0 0
5 Blinn College Brenham, TX 35-4 0 0 0
6 Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City, UT 44-2 0 0 0
7 University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Fort Smith, AR 39-7 0 0 0
8 Missouri State University - West Plains West Plains, MO 31-14 0 0 0
9 Arizona Western College Yuma, AZ 26-9 0 0 0
10 Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL 33-8 0 0 0
11 Casper College Casper, WY 30-19 0 0 0
12 Indian Hills Community College-Ottumwa Ottumwa, IA 32-13 0 0 0
13 Jefferson College Hillsboro, MO 20-14 0 0 0
14 San Jacinto College-Central Pasadena, TX 30-13 0 0 0
15 Northeastern Junior College Sterling, CO 41-14 0 0 0
16 Seward County Community College Liberal, KS 30-15 0 0 0
17 Lake Land College (Illinois) Mattoon, IL 27-13 0 0 0
18 North Idaho College Coeur d' Alene, ID 21-10 0 0 0
19 Pasco-Hernando Community College New Port Richey, FL 26-11 0 0 0
20 Midland College Midland, TX 20-16 0 0 0
21 Eastern Arizona College Thatcher, AZ 18-17 0 0 0
22 Spartanburg Methodist College Spartanburg, SC 25-4 0 0 0
23 Tyler Junior College Tyler, TX 34-6 0 0 0
24 Florida Community College Jacksonville, FL 24-9 0 0 0
25 Gadsden State Community College Gadsden, AL 26-13 0 0 0




 
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