Blue Hawks Selected Third in Preseason Coaches' Poll

Blue Hawks Selected Third in Preseason Coaches' Poll

DICKINSON, N.D. – The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) released its 2014 Preseason Coaches' Poll.  The Blue Hawks were picked third in the NSAA with 21 points.

"I'm pleased," head coach Jon Stenman said.  "This is our first year in the North Star and we have been selected in the upper half.  I am looking forward to a strong, competitive season."

Dickinson State finished 4-4 against NSAA opponents last season.  The Blue Hawks picked up a win against both Presentation and Mayville State, as well as a pair of wins from Valley City.

Jamestown was picked first in the conference with 34 points and four first place votes.  Mayville State tallied 29 points and two first place votes.

The 2014 NSAA volleyball season will consist of 10 conference matches with six teams competing for the conference championship. 

Here is the complete 2014 Preseason Coaches' Poll:

Rank      School               Points

1)      Jamestown (4)   31

2)      Mayville (2)         29

3)      Dickinson St.      21

4)      Dakota St.           19

5)      Valley City St.     15

6)      Presentation      12

*First place vote in parenthesis

For more information contact Caleb Dunlop, sports marketing and information director, at (701) 483-2159 or caleb.dunlop@dickinsonstate.edu.