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Aug. 3, 2000

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s volleyball team has been ranked 19th in the Volleyball Magazine preseason poll. OSU finished 17-12 last season and was unranked despite advancing to the second round of the NCAA Championship. It marked the first time in the last 11 years the Buckeyes were not ranked at the end of the season.

The 2000 squad reports to preseason practice Wed., Aug. 9 and begins practice Fri., Aug. 11

Volleyball Magazine Preseason Poll

1. UCLA 2. Long Beach State 3. Penn State 4. Southern California 5. Hawaii 6. Stanford 7. Arizona 8. Pacific 9. Pepperdine 10. Minnesota 11. Nebraska 12. Michigan State 13. Brigham Young 14. Colorado State 15. Texas 16. Florida 17. Wisconsin 18. UC Santa Barbara 19. Ohio State 20. Kansas State Best of the Rest: Baylor, Michigan, Notre Dame, Loyola Marymount, Utah, San Jose State, Virginia, Cal Poly, Utah State.

2000 Ohio State Women’s Volleyball Schedule

September 1-2 At Temple Volleyball Classic 1 Vs. Colgate, 4 p.m. 2 Vs. Seton Hall, 10 a.m. At Temple, 5:30 p.m. 5 At Marshall, 7 p.m. 9-10 Buckeye Invitational at Ohio State 9 TOLEDO, 7 p.m. 10 CONSOLATION, Noon CHAMPIONSHIP, 2 p.m. 12 CINCINNATI, 7 p.m. 15-16 Ameritech Invitational At Western Michigan 15 Vs. Connecticut, 10 a.m. Vs. Liberty, 5:30 p.m. 16 At Western Michigan, 1 p.m. 22 MICHIGAN STATE, 7 p.m. 24 MICHIGAN, 2 p.m. 29 At Wisconsin, 7 p.m. 30 At Northwestern, 7 p.m.

October 6 PURDUE, 7 p.m. 7 ILLINOIS, 7 p.m. 13 At Minnesota, 7 p.m. 14 At Iowa, 7 p.m. 20 PENN STATE, 7 p.m. 21 INDIANA, 7 p.m. 27 At Illinois, 7 p.m. 28 At Purdue, 7 p.m.

November 3 NORTHWESTERN, 7 p.m. 5 WISCONSIN, 2 p.m. 10 At Michigan, 7 p.m. 11 At Michigan State, 8 p.m. 17 At Indiana, 7 p.m. 18 At Penn State, 8 p.m. 24 IOWA, 7 p.m. 25 MINNESOTA, 7 p.m. 30 NCAA First and Second Round, tba Decenber 1-3 NCAA First and Second Round, tba 7-10 NCAA Regionals, tba 15 NCAA National Semifinals at Richmond, Va., tba 17 NCAA National Championship at Richmond, Va., tba

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