Volleyball Team Holds Number-Three Spot In AVCA Rankings - Prepares for Busy Week of Action
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The Calvin women’s volleyball team continues to hold the number-three spot in the latest set of AVCA Division III Top 25 rankings. The Knights have been ranked third in the first three polls of the year.
Calvin has an important week of action up ahead as it hosts Alma Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. at Van Noord Arena and then journeys to Wittenberg University for the rugged Wittenberg Fall Classic Friday and Saturday.
Wednesday’s match between Calvin and Alma will feature a meeting of undefeated teams as Calvin is 7-0 overall and 3-0 in the MIAA. Alma is 6-0 overall and 2-0 in the MIAA.
The Wittenberg Fall Classic meanwhile will include five nationally-ranked teams including the top three ranked teams in the country in Washington University of St. Louis (#1), host Wittenberg (#2) and Calvin (#3). Other ranked teams include seventh-ranked Hope and 21st-ranked Heidelberg.
Calvin will open play on Friday against Ohio Northern at 1:30 p.m. and will then face Washington University at 8 p.m.
On Saturday, Calvin will meet Wittenberg at 2 p.m. and Heidelberg at 6 p.m.
All of Calvin’s volleyball matches this week will be broadcast via audio stream at: Calvin Audio Broadcast Link
A video stream of the Calvin/Alma match will also be available Wednesday at: Calvin/Alma Video Stream Link
while a video stream of the Calvin/Wittenberg match Saturday afternoon will be available at:Calvin/Wittenberg Video Stream