Most of the members of the 2012 Hamline volleyball team are a year older and wiser in the ways of MIAC volleyball. But they are still the youngest team in the league. In the eyes of the MIAC coaches, that means the Pipers have some convincing to do.
In a league where nine of the 12 teams finished above .500, the Pipers landed in the 11th position in the annual survey of coaches. The complete story can be found here. Third year HU coach Audrey Ludwig was unfazed by the news, noting that, since nobody has seen anybody play yet, such polls are often based on the previous year's records.