Bulldog volleyball placed ninth in GPAC preseason coaches' poll

Bulldog volleyball placed ninth in GPAC preseason coaches’ poll

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SEWARD, Neb. – A young Concordia volleyball team will enter 2013 expected to finish in ninth place once again, according to league coaches. With 31 total points, head coach Scott Mattera’s squad landed ninth in the 2013 GPAC Volleyball Preseason Coaches’ Poll.

The Bulldogs are coming off back-to-back ninth-place finishes after concluding each of the last two seasons with conference records of 4-12.

Concordia returns several starters this season, including standouts in junior defensive specialist Carli Smith and junior middle blocker Mariah Schamp. Mattera also figures to infuse plenty of youth with a recruiting class long on athleticism and talent coming in.

The Bulldogs begin the 2013 season on Aug. 23-24 at the Montreat College Volley in the Mountains. They will make their first home appearance on Sept. 4 when Hastings visits Walz Arena for a 7:30 p.m. match.

12 August 2013