Badgers volleyball ranked fifth in preseason poll

MADISON, Wis. - The American Volleyball Coaches Association rankings were released Tuesday, and the Wisconsin Badgers volleyball team are ranked No. 5.

This is the fifth season that the Badgers have been ranked among the top 10 teams in the preseason poll, according to



The team ranked at the top is reigning NCAA champion Stanford. 2018 NCAA runner-up Nebraska is second in the poll.  Minnesota is third and Texas is fourth.

Last season, the Badgers advanced to the Elite 8 in 2018 before losing to Illinois.

The team will host a Cardinal vs. White scrimmage on Aug. 24 at the UW Field House.  That event is free to the public.

The Badgers will face Florida State on Aug. 30 during the Big 10/ACC Challenge at Chapel Hill.

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