While most of the sports attention is placed on the recovering of the football program in State College, we should also remember that other sports programs are gearing up for the 2012 season as well.
That includes the women's volleyball team, which is ranked third in the American Volleyball Coaches Association preseason poll, which was released yesterday.
Penn State did not receive any first-place votes. UCLA is your preseason number one, with 54 first-place votes.
View the full poll here.
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