CVB: Dakota State ranked in NAIA preseason poll


KANSAS CITY, Mo. ( – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has released its Women’s Volleyball Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 national poll Wednesday morning. Dakota State (S.D.) made their fifth consecutive appearance in the national poll, listing in the receiving votes section.

Missouri Baptist earned 18 first-place votes and 529 points to claim the top spot.

Three North Star Athletic Association members are listed in the national poll, led by Bellevue (Neb.) at No. 3 with 465 points and Viterbo (Wis.) at No. 9 with 400 points. Dakota State received 16 points to the national poll, sitting at No. 37 spot.

DSU placed third in the 2022 NSAA Women’s Volleyball Coaches’ Preseason Poll, which was announced on Aug. 8.