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Volleyball Tops ACC Preseason Poll

July 7, 1998



GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Florida State volleyball team was unanimously
selected to finish first in the upcoming 1998 ACC volleyball season, league
officials announced today. The Lady Seminoles collected all nine
first-place votes in the preseason poll which was voted upon by all nine of
the ACC head volleyball coaches.



Along with the 1997 ACC Rookie of the Year, Florida State returns all six
starters from a team that finished 25-9, placed second in the ACC and made
an appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

1998 PRE-SEASON ACC VOLLEYBALL POLL
1. Florida State    81  25- 9, 11- 5 ACC/2nd
2. Clemson          67  26- 8, 10- 6 ACC/T3rd
3. Georgia Tech     53  19-15, 10- 6 ACC/T3rd
   North Carolina   53  14-17,  6-10 ACC/T6th
5. Duke             50  15-16,  9- 7 ACC/5th
6. Maryland         45  27- 2, 16- 0    /1st
7. Virginia         23  18-16,  6-10    /T6th
8. Wake Forest      18   8-24,  1-15    /9th
9. NC State         15  12-23,  3-13    /8th

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