MEN’S AND WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL BOTH NO. 2 IN CANADA WEST

VOLLEYBALL
MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013
CANADA WEST POLL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL BOTH NO. 2 IN CANADA WEST  

LANGLEY, British Columbia – Both the Trinity Western men’s and women’s volleyball teams are ranked No. 2 in the Canada West preseason coaches’ poll, which was released Monday.

Both TWU teams picked up one first place vote, with the women earning second overall convincingly, sitting 23 points clear of third ranked Manitoba, and the men just edging third ranked Brandon by one point.

The Alberta Golden Bears were the runaway leader on the men’s side, while the six-time defending CIS women’s volleyball champion UBC Thunderbirds garnered top spot conference-wide on the women’s side.
 
Here are the complete voting results, based on a 12-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 system (first-place votes in parentheses):
 
MEN
1. Alberta                     129 (10)
2. Trinity Western       106 (1)
3. Brandon                   105 (1)
4. UBC                          95
5. Saskatchewan           80
6. Mount Royal             64
7 .Winnipeg                  60
8. Thompson Rivers     56
9. Calgary                     42
10. Manitoba                29
11. UBC Okanagan      22
12. Regina                    16
 
WOMEN
1. UBC                        132 (11)
2. Trinity Western      112 (1)
3. Manitoba                  89
4. UBC Okanagan        81
5. Brandon                   75
6. Alberta                     73
7. Winnipeg                  65
8. Mount Royal            59
9. Regina                      49
10. Calgary                  33
11. Saskatchewan        23
12. Thompson Rivers   11

-Canada West-

Last Updated: 2013-10-21
Author: Mark Janzen