Posted On: 05/15/18 10:32 AM

Minnesota, the new California?  California was always known as the mecca of volleyball.  Until the mid 90s, no one in college volleyball West of the Rocky Mountains had won a national championship until Nebraska in 1995.  With the rise of club volleyball in the midwest, Minnesota has seen success not only for the University of Minnesota, but at the NCAA Division 2 and NCAA Division 3 level.  The Northern Sun is one of the best Division 2 conferences in the county as is the MIAC for NCAA Division 3. Are the gophers one of the best in the country? Absolutely, but it is the level of college volleyball in Minnesota at all levels that really provides a deep pool of talent, consisting of mostly local athletes. Here are some of the recruits that are heading to Minnesota Division 2 and Division 3 schools, as well athletes from Minnesota clubs that have athletes going to other out of state schools to make an impact.

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The 17s was second at the USA Northern Lights Qualifier, but the Class of 2018 is sending some athletes to some top notch programs.  For NCAA Division 1 schools, Abbey

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