Nebraska volleyball earns No. 1 spot in AVCA preseason poll

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Nebraska volleyball is on top in the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s preseason poll.

Nebraska earned the No. 1 spot in the 2022 poll, which was announced on Monday.  The Huskers are followed by Texas and defending national champ Wisconsin.

This marks the 101st week Nebraska has spent in the No. 1 spot in the AVCA Coaches Poll, according to the Huskers.

The AVCA preseason poll top 10

  1. Nebraska
  2. Texas
  3. Wisconsin
  4. Louisville
  5. Minnesota
  6. Pittsburgh
  7. Ohio State
  8. Washington
  9. Georgia Tech
  10. BYU

Last season, the Huskers fell just short of a national championship, losing to the Badgers 3-2.

This year, the Huskers will return with several key players from last year’s squad.  They also added some new faces, including Penn State transfer Kaitlyn Hord, along with several freshmen.

See also: Nebraska volleyball holds first practice of the season

On Saturday, the Red-White Scrimmage will be held at Bob Devaney Sports Center at 6 p.m.

Nebraska is set to open its season against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Aug. 26.

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