Gold Nuggets chosen to win GCAC volleyball title in Coaches’ Preseason Poll

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NEW ORLEANS, La. – XULA has claimed the last nine GCAC Volleyball Championships and are the odds-on favorite to prolong the streak to double-digits.

Xavier University of Louisiana is riding a 41-match winning streak in conference play and received five of the seven first-place votes.

The Lady Bleu Devils of Dillard are seen to be the top competitor to knock the gold and green off its perch, garnering the other two first-place votes.

Behind Xavier and Dillard, the trio of Edward Waters, Philander Smith and Talladega all tied for third place while Tougaloo and Rust were picked sixth and seventh, respectively.

GCAC Women’s Volleyball Coaches Poll:
Projected Order of Finish (1st Place Votes)
#1 Xavier (La.) Gold Nuggets (5)
#2 Dillard Lady Bleu Devils (2)
#3 Edward Waters Lady Tigers
#3 Philander Smith Lady Panthers
#3 Talladega Lady Tornadoes
#6 Tougaloo Lady Bulldogs
#7 Rust Lady Bearcats

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