LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Puget Sound volleyball team fell three spots to No. 13 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association's latest top-25 poll after going 1-1 last week. The drop marks the first time this season that the Loggers have fallen in the rankings this year.
After starting the season unranked, the Loggers quickly gained national prominence with three wins over top-25 teams in the first two weeks. They skyrocketed up the rankings all the way to No. 10, where they have held steady for the last two weeks.
Last week's loss to Pacific Lutheran at home not only dropped the Loggers three spots in the rankings but also gave the Lutes a two-match lead in the NWC standings with one round of NWC play complete. The Lutes rose from No. 17 to No. 14 this week.
The Loggers are tied for second in the NWC with a 6-2 record through the first round of conference matches. The Loggers travel east this week to face Whitworth on Saturday and Whitman on Sunday.