Rebekah Moore is one of the senior leaders for the 2012 volleyball Tigers. Photo by Richard Davis
Volleyball - Fri, Aug. 3, 2012
Georgetown College's volleyball team finished one point
behind Campbellsville University for a third in the Mid-South Conference
preseason poll released Friday afternoon.
Both sets of Tigers were behind defending league champion
Lindsey Wilson College, which collected nine of the 11 first-place votes.
Coaches do the voting, but cannot seed their own teams. GC and CU each received
a top spot pick, but Campbellsville finished with 87 voting points to
"It gives us something to work for," said GC coach Nick
Griffin. "It is a new experience not to be seen as the preseason favorite. Our
goal isn't to be top before season; we have our eyes on being there again at
the end of the year."
The past two seasons, the Tigers have lost in the
championship match - 2010 to Shawnee State University and 2011 to LWC.
University of Rio Grande was tabbed fourth, after winning
the East Division this past year. The RedStorm picked up 65 votes following a
21-15 season and 6-5 in the conference.
There are no divisions this year with only the top eight
advancing to the tournament in Frankfort Nov. 9-10.
University of the Cumberlands, fifth; Shawnee State
University, sixth; Cumberland University (new to the MSC), seventh; St.
Catharine College, eighth; University of Virginia College at Wise, ninth; Bluefield
College (new to the MSC), 10th; and University of Pikeville, 11th; rounds out