U of L ended the 1998 season ranked No. 16. The Cardinals are coming off a high-powered weekend that saw them beat No. 9 Pepperdine at the Wildcat Classic in Arizona. U of L is off to a 5-1 start with a visit at the Wright State Invitational on tap for this weekend.
U of L senior Bing Sun has continued to collect honors. The 6-1 outside hitter from Beijing, China earned All-Wildcat Classic honors after being named MVP of the U of L Courtyard by Marriott Tournament over Labor Day Weekend. Junior middle blocker, Jennifer Hoffman, also earned All-Wildcat Classic Honors. She recorded 22 blocks in the three matches last weekend.
1.) Minnesota 2.) Southern Cal 3.) Washington 4.) Florida 5.) Penn State 6.) UCLA 7.) Hawai'i 8.) Nebraska 9.) Illinois 10.) UC Santa Barbara 11.) Colorado State 12.) Texas A&M 13.) Stanford 14.) California 15.) Arizona 16.) Kansas State 17.) Louisville 18.) Pepperdine 19.) Santa Clara 20.) Loyola Marymount 21.) Long Beach State 22.) Tennessee 23.) San Diego 24.) Kansas 25.) Ohio State Also receiving votes: Saint Mary's, Florida A&M, Texas, UC Irvine, Michigan State, Colorado, Georgia Tech, Ohio, Michigan, Purdue, Wisconsin.