ROSEMONT, Ill. - Eight Big Ten programs are ranked in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Preseason Poll, with two teams ranked in the top five.
Minnesota checks in at No. 4 in the poll while Nebraska and Penn State take fifth and sixth places, respectively. Wisconsin is ranked No. 7, Michigan checks in at No. 16 and Michigan State claims the 17th spot. Rounding out Big Ten teams in the top 25 are No. 21 Ohio State and No. 25 Purdue.
All 14 Big Ten volleyball programs will open play on Aug. 25. For the complete poll, click here.