COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Falcons get votes in preseason LSC poll

The UTPB volleyball team was selected to finish 10th in the Lone Star Conference Preseason Poll released Monday.

The Falcons received a pair of first-place votes along with conference favorite Angelo State (31 votes), UT Tyler (7), Texas A&M-Kingsville (3) and Dallas Baptist (1).

UTPB finished 5-10 in its shortened 2020 season and advanced to the conference tournament quarterfinals.

The Falcons open the 2021 season against Southwestern Oklahoma State Sept. 3 in Canyon before playing their first home match against the University of the Southwest Sept. 15 at the Falcon Dome.