Grand Valley State grasped top honors in the North Division for the preseason voting in 2014, with 55 points and seven of the eight possible first-place votes. The Lakers posted a 31-4 record and an impressive 17-1 mark in the GLIAC. Grand Valley made its way to the regional championship match, falling to Ferris State in five sets.
The Bulldogs captured a lone first-place vote and garnered 43 points to finish second. FSU??s magical season came to an end when the Bulldogs fell in the Elite Eight to national powerhouse BYU-Hawaii.
Ashland University is predicted to win the South Division in 2014 after receiving six first-place votes and 48 points. The Eagles return 2013??s Freshman of the Year Alli Cudworth and four All-GLIAC selections.
Hillsdale captured two first-place votes and 43 total points to finish second in the poll. Findlay tallied 38 points, followed by Ohio Dominican in fourth with 29.Malone finished close behind the Panthers with 28 points.