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UC volleyball picked 5th in MSC pre-season poll

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Women’s Volleyball program continues to build upon a solid group of ladies with a wide array of talent for this upcoming 2012-2013 year. Head Coach Kara Clemenz and staff have been busy recruiting and have brought in some new faces that will be able to help with improving the winning streak of the Patriot Ladies.

The head coaches of the Mid-South Conference (MSC) have been polled for the 2012 Preseason Poll and the Patriot Ladies have been picked 5th in the Mid-South Conference. Last season, they were picked at 4th in the West division. The conference has now transitioned back to one large division instead of two separate East and West divisions.

Lindsey Wilson College was picked 1st once again with nine of the 11 first place votes and a total of 99 points. Campbellsville University earned the 2nd place nod receiving 87 points and one 1st place vote. The Tigers of Georgetown College were ranked 3rd with 86 points and the final 1st place vote.

The University of Rio Grande were picked 4th with 65 points followed by UC. Rounding out the polls were Shawnee State University (50), Cumberland University (48), St. Catharine College (44), UVA-Wise (27), Bluefield College (25), and the University of Pikeville (12).

The Patriots season will begin on August 25th at home as they are set to host Cincinnati Christian University at 1:00 pm. The Patriots will also host their 9th annual Alumni scrimmage on August 18th at 2:00 pm.

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