Summit League Volleyball

Its a tie for the favorites picked to win the Summit League volleyball

race this season.

In the preseason coaches poll, IUPUI and Fort Wayne both received

enough votes to finish in first place, followed by Summit League

newcomer Denver who finished in third place after receiving one first

place vote.

Rounding out the teams picked to finish in the fourth through eighth

spots were South Dakota, South Dakota State, North Dakota State,

Western Illinois and Omaha.

Stay tuned..the preseason action begins on August 30...

South Dakota Coyotes

At the Missouri Tiger Invitational on August 30 - 31 the Coyotes won

two against Idaho State and Arkansas State and lost two against

Missouri and Pittsburgh.

The weekend of September 6 - 7 found the Coyotes travelling to

the WSU Cougar Challenge where they beat Montana, Eastern

Washington and Texas Tech before losing to Washington State to finish


A trip to the Montana State Bobcat Classic where they emerged

undefeated against Akron, Gonzaga and Montana State before scoring

another victory against North Dakota on September 14 - 15.

The Coyotes make a trip to the Wichita State Tournament on

September 19 - 21 with top ten ranked Hawai'i, Wichita State and top

twenty ranked Creighton before playing IPFW in their first Summit

League volleyball match on September 27.

IPFW Mastodons(Fort Wayne)

IPFW won their own IPFW Hyatt Place Invitational on August 30 - 31

remaining undefeated against Duquesne, Southern Illinois and


After falling to Ball State in five on September 4 the Mastodons 

travelled to the Cleveland State Invitational on September 6 - 7

finishing with a 2-1 record, losing only to Irvine and winning over

Cleveland State and High Point.

The Mastodons beat Western Michigan on September 10 in three sets

before losing all three matches at the Butler invitational against #15

Michigan State, Butler and Illinois State on September 13 -14.

A midweek match is scheduled against Eastern Michigan on September

17 before one last non conference tournament, the Northern Illinois on

September 20 - 21 with Oakland, Northern Illinois and George


The Summit League volleyball schedule begins on September 27 for

IPFW with a match against South Dakota on September 20.

Denver Pioneers

The Pioneers opened the season hosting their own Pioneer Classic in the

Hamilton Gymnasium on August 30 - 31 with a 2-1 record beating Air

Force, Texas A&M Corpus Christi and lost to UC Irvine in five sets.

On September 10, the Pioneers lost to Colorado State before welcoming

UCLA who they lost to in three, Creighton who they lost to in five and

Cal State Northridge who they lost to in four sets.

On September 20 - 21 is the Appalachian State tournament where the

Pioneers face UT Arlington, East Carolina and Appalachian State before

facing IUPUI in their first Summit League volleyball match on September


Omaha Mavericks

On August 30-31 the Mavericks attended the Houston Baptist

Tournament where they finished 1-2 after facing Houston Baptist, UT

Pan American and Louisiana. .

The Omaha Marriott Classic was next on September 6 - 7 at the Sapp

Fieldhouse where Mavericks finished last having lost against SIUE,

Southern Utah and Bradley.

The Tangi Tourism Lion Classic was next with three wins against

Louisiana Tech, Stetson and Southern and one loss against Southern


The Nike Invitational is next with Oklahoma, Miami, LIU Brooklyn and

Tulsa on September 19 - 21 before a midweek match against Drake on

September 25.

September 28 is the last non conference match against

Western Illinois in the SAPP Fieldhouse before the Mavericks meet Fort

Wayne in the first Summit League volleyball match on October 4.

IUPUI Jaguars

Entering the fourth week of preseason tournament schedule with a 4-7

record the Jaguars started at the IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational on

August 30 - 31 with losses to Illinois, VCU and a victory over Florida Gulf


Another loss against Butler occurred on September 3 before the Jaguars

played in the Morehead State Tournament where they beat Montana

State and Saint Louis and lost to Morehead State on September 6 - 7.

The Buckeyes ranked #13 hosted their Ohio State Tournament with

Xavier and Southeast Missouri State on September 13 -14 where the

Jaguars finished with a 0-3 record.

The Northwestern Wildcat Classic is the last tournament on Septemer20

against Miami of Ohio and South Florida and one more non conference

game against Northwestern on September 22.

Denver is the first match on the Summit League volleyball schedule for

the Jaguars on Friday, September 27 at home.

Western Illinois Leathernecks

At the Bradley Tournament on August 30 - 31 the Leathernecks finished

2-1 with victories over UT-Martin and UMES and a loss against Bradley.

Northern Illinois defeated the Leathernecks in a midweek match on

September 4 before Western Illinois participated in the Minnesota

Tournament where they lost all three matches to Duke, Minnesota and

Ball State on September 6 - 7.

The Leathernecks beat Chicago State in  non conference match on

September 10 before they played in the Iowa Tournament where they

beat Illinois-Chicago and lost to ball State, Iowa and Drake on

September 13 - 14.

A rematch against Chicago State is scheduled for September 17 before

the Leathernecks head to the Northern Illinois Tournament on

September 20 to face Oakland and George Washington.

The Summit League volleyball schedule starts for western Illinois on

September 28 against Omaha.

South Dakota State Jackrabbits

During the North Dakota Classic on August 30-31 the Jackrabbits lost

three straight matches to Iowa State, Texas A&M and North Dakota.

At the Drake Invitational on September 6 - 7 the Rabbits lost to Eastern

Illinois and DePaul but beat Drake finishing with their first victory on the

last day of the tournament.

The Rabbits took their 1-4 record to the FIU Invitational on September

13 - 14 where they extended their record to 2-7 with two losses to

Jacksonville and FIU and one victory over Tennessee-Chattanooga.

The UTEP/New Mexico State Invitational is next on September 20 - 21

where the Jackrabbits face Hampton, UTEP and New Mexico State

before their first Summit League volleyball match on September 28

against North Dakota State.

North Dakota State Bison

The Bison lost their first three matches of the season in the La Quinta

Inn & Suites Invitational on August 30 - 31 against Wichita State, Utah

Valley and Arizona State.

Louisville, Wisconsin and Northern Iowa defeated the Bison at the NDSU

Doublewood Inn Classic on September 6 - 7 .

At the Georgia Southern Tournament on September 13 - 14 suffered

three more losses against High Point, Oral Roberts and Georgia


The Kansas Invitational is the last tournament on September 20 - 21

where the Bison face Kansas, Notre Dame and Georgia before their first

Summit league Volleyball match on September 28.

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