The Central Missouri Jennies volleyball team was picked to finish second in the MIAA preseason coaches poll. Defending champion Nebraska-Kearney was picked to repeat as champions.  The Jennies tallied one first-place vote and 108 points to come in second. The Lopers garnered eight first-place nods and 118 points to claim the top spot. Washburn came in third with three first-place votes and 107 points. Emporia State (89 points) and Pittsburg State (71 points) round out the top five.

2013 MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll (Missouri schools in bold)

1. Nebraska-Kearney (8) 118

2. Central Missouri (1) 108

3. Washburn (3) 107

4. Emporia State 89

5. Pittsburg State 71

6. Northwest Missouri 68

7. Fort Hays State 65

8. Central Oklahoma 52

9. Lindenwood 42

10. Missouri Western 39

11. Southwest Baptist 21

12. MIssouri Southern 12