BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Winning 11 of its first 12 matches, 10 of them sweeps, the nationally top 10 ranked Western Washington University volleyball team is on the road, traveling to Saint Martinâ€™s on Thursday, Oct. 10 (7 p.m.), and to Western Oregon on Saturday, Oct. 12 (7 p.m.), for a pair of Great Northwest Athletic Conference matches.
The Vikings, riding a four-match winning streak, moved up two spots for the fourth straight week to No.7 in this weekâ€™s American Volleyball Coaches Association/NCAA Division II Top 25 Poll. The defending GNAC champions are 4-0 in league play, with Alaska Anchorage at 6-0.
The 11-1 start is WWUâ€™s best since 2008 when it began 13-0. The Vikings opened 24-1 in 2003, and 12-1 in both 1996 and 1980.