The University of Nebraska at Kearney is predicted to win the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division and regular season titles according to the Preseason Volleyball Coaches Poll.
The Lopers, who are the five-time defending RMAC regular season champions, are led by Preseason Player of the Year Jeri Walkowiak (Grand Island, Neb.) and Preseason Setter of the Year Cola Svec (Elkhorn,Neb.).Chadron State was picked sixth in the Eastern Division.
2009 RMAC Volleyball Preseason All-Conference Team
OH Chelsea Flaming, Fort Lewis (Junior, 6-0)
OH *Jessica Howe, Regis (Junior, 6-0)
MH Darcy Jennings, Adams State (Senior, 6-1)
OH Bri Morley, Metro State (Soph., 5-9)
MH Nikki Scott, Nebraska-Kearney (Senior, 6-1)
OH Elizabeth Serra-Hsu, Colo. Mines (Junior, 5-11)
MH *Jeri Walkowiak, Neb.-Kearney (Junior 5-11)