Aug. 13, 2012

AVCA Preseason Poll

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s volleyball team enters the 2012 season as the 24th-ranked squad in the AVCA Coaches Top 25 preseason poll, the organization announced Monday.

The Buckeyes are one seven Big Ten schools ranked and the conference is the most represented league in the poll. Penn State (3), Nebraska (4), Illinois (7) and Purdue (9) are among the top 10, while Minnesota (16), Michigan (23) and Ohio State are ranked among the rest of the group. Michigan State received votes, but not enough to crack the top 25.

Ohio State opens the 2012 season hosting its own Sports Imports DC Koehl Classic, Aug. 24-25. The Buckeyes welcome Toledo, Houston and No. 20 Oregon to St. John Arena for the two-day tournament. For more information, check out