COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Odessa College ranked No. 5 in preseason NJCAA poll

The Odessa College volleyball team was ranked No. 5 in the preseason NJCAA Division I Volleyball Rankings released Monday.

The Lady Wranglers are coming off one of their best seasons in program history, finishing 26-4 and winning a Region 5 title and a Western Junior College Athletic Conference championship.

Odessa College will also have a new head coach as Dayana Acevedo-Rios takes over for Kristi Gray. Gray was hired by the University of Louisiana in April.

The Lady Wranglers open the season in Roswell, N.M. Friday at the NMMI Classic.