The Canisius volleyball team was picked to finish sixth in the preseason coaches poll announced by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
Canisius earned 57 points in the 10-team poll to finish sixth. Marist was picked to finish first with 89 points, followed closely by defending champion Fairfield (87 points). Iona (74), Siena (70) and Manhattan (68) rounded out the top five. Behind the Golden Griffins were Rider (39), Quinnipiac (31), Niagara (25) and Saint Peter's (10).
All 10 teams will participate in the 2014 MAAC Championship, which will be held Thursday, Nov. 20 through Saturday, Nov. 22, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Canisius opens the 2014 season at the Buffalo Invite. The Golden Griffins face Mississippi on Friday, Aug. 29, at 10 a.m. at Alumni Arena on the campus of the University at Buffalo. Canisius faces Lehigh at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, and the host Bulls at 7 p.m. later on that Saturday night.
Volleyball Picked Sixth In MAAC Preseason Poll
Courtesy: Canisius College Athletics