Sailfish Soccer, Volleyball Teams Stand Out in Preseason Polls

A previous Sailfish Volleyball team plays hard during a game. The women's volleyball team ranked third in the Sunshine State Conference Preseason Coaches Poll and No. 15 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association NCAA Division II Preseason Top 25 poll.The University’s volleyball and soccer teams have again ranked at or near the top of preseason polls.

Sailfish Volleyball ranked third in the Sunshine State Conference Preseason Coaches Poll and No. 15 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association NCAA Division II Preseason Top 25 poll. This marks the seventh consecutive year the team has been in the AVCA’s preseason top 25. The Sailfish ended last season in the third round of the NCAA National Tournament, losing to the national championship University of Tampa Spartans.

Sailfish men’s soccer was atop the Sunshine State Conference Preseason Coaches Poll. The team captured seven of 11 first-place votes and 96 points, edging out defending NCAA Division II national champion Barry University and Lynn University. Sailfish men’s soccer also scored No. 10 in the United Soccer Coaches’ preseason Top 25 college rankings for Division II.

Sailfish women’s soccer ranked ninth in the Sunshine State Conference Preseason Coaches Poll. Defending conference champion Barry University was first. The women’s soccer team ended last season with three wins in their final four matches, including their final three conference games.

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