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Ricky Nelson’s 2012 Week 1 top 10

Several top 25 clashes, but not many surprises during the first weekend. Not much has changed since my preseason top 10. The Week 1 AVCA poll comes out tomorrow.

My rank, (my preseason rank, AVCA preseason rank), team, noteworthy results this week
1 (1, 5). Wittenberg 3-0 W: Whitworth, Wartburg, Trinity (Texas)
2 (2, 2). Washington-St. Louis 6-0 W: Cornell, Dominican
3 (3, 6). Cal Lutheran 2-0 W: Colorado, UMass Boston
4 (4, 1). Christopher Newport 4-0 W: Eastern
5 (6, 8). Hope 4-0 W: Mount Union, Otterbein
6 (7, 4). Emory 4-0 W: Washington & Lee
7 (8, 3). Calvin 4-0 W: Mount Union, Otterbein
8 (9, 11). Elmhurst 4-0 W: Coast Guard, Chicago
9 (10, 7). St. Thomas 4-0 W: Nebraska Wesleyan
10 (5, 15). Chicago 3-1 W: Coast Guard; L: Elmhurst in 5
Dropped out: None.

-Ricky Nelson

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Written by Ricky Nelson

September 3, 2012 at 4:01 pm

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  1. […] My order is still a bit different, but with few upsets during opening weekend, the poll wasn’t going to show much movement. As I stated earlier, WashU is my No. 1 team. But until defending national champion Wittenberg loses, the Tigers get my top vote. […]


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