Argos Hold Steady At No. 20 In Latest National Rankings

first_imgNOVEMBER 6 AVCA RANKINGSLEXINGTON, Ky. – University of West Florida volleyball (24-6, 14-0 GSC) held steady in the the latest AVCA Division II Top 25 poll, checking in once again this week at a season-best No. 20 nationally. West Florida went 2-0 last week, sweeping Valdosta State at home October 31 before clinching the GSC regular season title on November 3 with a 3-0 win at Auburn University Montgomery.No. 20 UWF was nearly flawless in the 3-0 win at Auburn Montgomery Friday night as they clinched the Gulf South Conference regular season title. The Argonauts clinched the crown with a 25-13, 25-14, 25-13 decision at the AUM Athletics Complex.The GSC regular season title is the tenth in program history for UWF. The team currently owns a 14-0 conference record, matching the best regular season conference mark of Melissa Wolter’s historic tenure as head coach of the program. If the Argos can defeat Lee and Shorter at home this weekend, 2017 will be the fourth time under her leadership that the program has gone undefeated in conference regular season play.The No. 20 position, first achieved in last week’s poll, is the best national ranking the team has attained this season. It also marks the fifth consecutive week UWF has been ranked in the AVCA Division II Top 25. The Argos are the only Gulf South Conference team ranked in the Top 25 this week.UWF will host Lee (18-8, 9-5 GSC) and Shorter (17-9, 10-4 GSC) to close the regular season this weekend. The Argos will host the GSC tournament, which will be held November 17-19 in the UWF Field House.West Florida will battle Lee Friday at 5:00 pm. The contest will be Senior Night for the program, with Monique StCyr, Rachel Neblett and Katy Kuhlmeier set to be honored. Saturday’s 1:00 pm match vs. Shorter will be the program’s annual Parents’ Day.#ARGOS# Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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