Women’s Volleyball Picked 10th in MAAC Coaches’ Poll

Women’s Volleyball Picked 10th in MAAC Coaches’ Poll

EDISON, NJ – The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) announced the 2017 Women's Volleyball preseason coaches' poll on Monday morning. The Saint Peter's University women's volleyball team was voted 10th in the poll, receiving 10 points.

The Peacocks open the 2017 season in Pennsylvania for two tournaments. First, the Peacocks start things off at the Crosstown Tournament hosted by Lehigh in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania on August 25. Then on Saturday, August 26, the team will travel to Lewisburg, Pennsylvania to play in the Bucknell Invitational.

To follow women's volleyball action all season long, visit saintpeterspeacocks.com and follow the action on all social media sites using the handle @SPUAthletics.

Preseason Coaches' Poll

1.

Fairfield (8)

98

2.

Quinnipiac (1)

84

3.

Marist

73

4.

Niagara

69

5.

Rider

61

6.

Siena (1)

57

7.

Canisius

36

8.

Manhattan

35

9.

Iona

27

10.

Saint Peter's

10

 

Preseason All-MAAC Team

Name

Position

Institution

Skyler Day*

Outside Hitter

Fairfield

Megan Theiller

Outside Hitter

Fairfield

Megan Fergus

Outside Hitter

Marist

Ashton Korona

Middle Hitter

Marist

Elizabeth Kloos

Middle Hitter

Quinnipiac

Samantha Pethokoukis

Middle Hitter

Siena

Rylee Hunt

Libero

Niagara

Veronica Koval

Setter

Rider

*denotes unanimous decision

 

Preseason Player of the Year

Name

Position

Institution

Skyler Day

Outside Hitter

Fairfield

 

About the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference:
With 11 institutions strongly bound by the sound principles of quality and integrity in academics and excellence in athletics, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) is in its 37th year of competition during the 2017-18 academic year. Current Conference members include: Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Manhattan College, Marist College, Monmouth University, Niagara University, Quinnipiac University, Rider University, Saint Peter's University, and Siena College.

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