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2015 AVCA Week 10 poll: UAA takes top 2 spots

UAA rivals Washington-St. Louis and Emory are first and second, respectively, in the AVCA Week 10 poll.

The top-ranked Bears received 50 first-place votes, followed by one for Emory, nine for third-ranked Juniata and three for fourth-ranked Calvin. Christopher Newport rounds out the top five.

Other Central and Midwest teams in the Week 10 top 25: No. 11 UW-Whitewater; No. 13 Carthage; No. 15 UW-Stevens Point; No. 17 Elmhurst; No. 19 UW-Oshkosh; No. 21 Gustavus Adolphus (Huzzah … a MIAC team has to win 27th straight to get in?); No. 22 Chicago; No. 23 Illinois Wesleyan.

Central and Midwest team receiving votes this week: Wartburg; UW-Eau Claire; Bethel.

My Week 10 top 10

The first versions of this year’s four(!) Regional Guides will be published sometime during the overnight hours.

-Ricky Nelson


Written by Ricky Nelson

November 10, 2015 at 2:23 pm

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  1. Unadulterated numbers:

    37 ballots cast this week. A season low. Guess everyone is getting ready for the tournament.

    Wash.-St. Louis (24,7,5,1)
    Emory (1,17,12,5,2)
    Juniata (9,8,10,4,5,1)
    Calvin (3,2,7,18,7)
    Christopher Newport (0,2,3,6,9,13,1,2) and a 14th.

    Congrats to the 16 coaches who made the time to vote in all 10 regular season polls.



    November 10, 2015 at 4:03 pm

  2. Regional Guides: OMG!!!!! Since WUSTL is in the West Region….does this mean…can it mean…please be true!!!!!!


    November 10, 2015 at 4:17 pm

  3. Tis true. Never done four of those things. Quite the undertaking for a heavily employed human. I do enjoy doing them though. Why? I’m not sure. I’ve liked always liked large, nerdy tasks. Screw loose or something.

    Ricky Nelson

    November 10, 2015 at 5:01 pm

  4. It shows, Ricky. An amazingly thorough and professional piece of work. Thanks!!


    November 10, 2015 at 5:40 pm

  5. the famous alum is a nice touch lol


    November 11, 2015 at 1:07 am

  6. Some schools have a deep famous alumni bench, but there are others where I’m getting to the end of their Wiki sections now that it’s been three years or so since I added that line in the capsules.

    Ricky Nelson

    November 11, 2015 at 2:10 am

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