Aug 19th, 2010 @ 3:15 pm | Author: Viking Sports Admin
(Dickinson, ND) – Defending conference champion Jamestown College is the pick of the coaches in the Dakota Athletic Conference Preseason Volleyball Poll.

The Jimmies, who return all-conference performers Shannon Fee, Sam Revering and Katie Zent, picked up seven first place votes to top the preseason balloting.

Black Hills State, who won the DAC tournament to qualify for their second straight national tournament, finished second in the poll. Dickinson State picked up the final first place vote to finish third. South Dakota Mines is picked fourth, Mayville State is fifth, Minot State sixth, while Dakota State and Valley City State tied for seventh.

The poll was conducted by the Dakota Athletic Conference.

Below are the results of the DAC Preseason Volleyball Coaches' Poll with first place votes in parenthesis (coaches could not vote for their own team):

2010 Volleyball 2009 2009 2009 Total
Coaches' DAC Overall DAC Voting
Preseason Poll Record Record Place Points

Jamestown (7) 14-0 23-8 1st 49
Black Hills State 11-3 24-12 2nd 42
Dickinson State (1) 7-6 11-16 3rd 38
South Dakota Mines 5-9 13-16 4th tie 31
Mayville State 5-9 12-17 4th tie 22
Minot State 4-9 4-22 7th 20
Dakota State 4-10 9-19 8th 11
Valley City State 5-9 12-17 4th tie 11