The Central Missouri Jennies volleyball team was ranked No. 2 in the initial NCAA-II Central Region Rankings released on Wednesday night. The Jennies are 26-1 overall and currently sit atop the MIAA standings at 12-1 in league play. Concordia-St. Paul holds down the No. 1 spot followed by UCM, Washburn, Minnesota-Duluth and Southwest Minnesota State rounding out the top five. The only other MIAA team in the top 10 is Nebraska-Kearney at No. 7.
The top eight teams in the final regional rankings on Monday, Nov. 25 will receive a bid to the Division II Central Regional at a campus site to be determined.
The Truman volleyball team was ranked seventh in the first NCAA-II Midwest regional ranking. The Bulldogs are one of five GLVC programs to be listed in the top-10, as Truman sits between No. 6 Lewis and No. 8 Indianapolis in the first of three regional polls leading up to Selection Monday on Nov. 25. Southern Indiana checks in at No. 3, while Rockhurst landed at No. 10.
Ferris (Mich.) State and Grand Valley (Mich.) State hold the top two spots as representatives from the GLIAC, joined by league-mates Northwood (Mich.) at No. 4, Ashland (Ohio) at No. 5, and Hillsdale (Mich.) at No. 9.