Women’s Volleyball Picked to Finish Second

The Charger Bulletin

SOUTH EASTON, Mass.–The University of New Haven women’s volleyball team has been picked to finish second according to the 2008 Northeast-10 Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll.

The Chargers, who lost in the East Coast Conference (ECC) Championship game last year, finished with 201 total points, 20 behind preseason favorites Bentley. The Chargers received two first-place votes, while the Falcons received 12 first-place votes.

UNH enters their first season as a member of the Northeast-10, but have regularly played a number of their NE-10 opponents in previous seasons. The Chargers went 9-0 against NE-10 opponents last season, including two four-game victories over the preseason favorite Falcons.
“We’re excited to begin our inaugural season in the Northeast-10,” said head women’s volleyball coach Robin Salters.

The Chargers first NE-10 match comes on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. when they travel to Southern New Hampshire. The chargers open their NE-10 home schedule on Friday Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. against Le Moyne.

The volleyball team will open their regular season with a trip to the Bentley College Invitational from Sept. 5-6. The team opens their home schedule at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10 when they host Post University.