Big Ten volleyball poll: Illini fifth

Big Ten volleyball poll: Illini fifth

Ranked seventh in the preseason Top 25, Illinois could do no better than fifth in a preseason Big Ten poll of the league's volleyball coaches.

1. Nebraska

2. Penn State

3. Purdue

4. Minnesota

5. Illinois

6. Ohio State

Two Illini made the preseason All-Big Ten team:

Jennifer Beltran Illinois

Liz McMahon Illinois

Alexis Mathews Michigan State

Tori Dixon Minnesota

Ashley Wittman Minnesota

Lauren Cook Nebraska

Gina Mancuso Nebraska

Hannah Werth Nebraska

Stephanie Holthus Northwestern

Emily Danks Ohio State

Deja McClendon Penn State

Ariel Scott Penn State

Katie Slay Penn State

Ariel Turner Purdue

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