Volleyball ranked No. 2 in final South Region poll

Volleyball ranked No. 2 in final South Region poll

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo volleyball team held on to their No. 2 spot in the South Region in the final NCAA regional rankings before the NCAA DII Volleyball Selection Show next Monday.

The Lions are second to Palm Beach Atlantic, who held their No. 1 spot with a 26-3 overall record. Tampa held their No. 3 spot. West Florida, out of the Gulf South Conference, also held at No. 4, and SSC member Florida Southern fell in at No. 5. North Alabama was tabbed as No. 6, while Lynn moved up to No. 7, and Eckerd wrapped up the top eight.

Saint Leo will host Barry on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. in the final home match of the season.

The Lions last faced Barry this past Saturday, falling 3-2 in a heartbreaker after being up 2-0. Saint Leo saw three players hit in double-digits. Hope Lemon put down 15 kills, adding six digs and four blocks, while Annabella Arcari tallied 11 kills on 0.429 hitting, adding two blocks. Avery Bradshaw put down 10 kills in just three sets on a .308 clip on the outside.

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