LOUISVILLE - The KIAC coaches have selected Point Park University as the preseason favorite in volleyball for the 2013 season, conference officials announced Tuesday. Point Park collected 112 points including four first place votes. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own team.
Point Park was the 2012 regular-season and conference tournament runner-up. Indiana University East was selected in the second position with 109 points and six first-place votes. The Red Wolves were the 2012 regular-season and tournament champions.
Asbury occupies the third-place position with 104 points and two first-place votes. Indiana University Southeast was selected fourth with 93 points. Cincinnati Christian University is fifth in the poll with 75 points. The rest of the poll includes Carlow University (71 points), Brescia University (57 points), KIAC newcomer Indiana University Kokomo (50 points), Berea College (37 points), St. Louis College of Pharmacy (36 points), Midway College (36 points) and Alice Lloyd College (12 points). The 2013 volleyball season will begin in mid-August and will conclude with the conference tournament November 8-9.
Point Park (4) 112
IU East (6) 109
Asbury (2) 104
IU Southeast 93
Cincinnati Christian 75
IU Kokomo 50
St. Louis College of Pharmacy 36
Alice Lloyd 12