Sports Shorts: Aug. 15

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Hole in one at Hillcrest

Patty Christianson, of Jamestown, scored a hole in one Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Hillcrest Golf Course.

Christianson aced the par-3, 8th at Hillcrest using a driver. The hole in one was witnessed by Sherry McGuire.

Jimmie volleyball ranked 25th

University of Jamestown is ranked 25th in the 2018 preseason NAIA women's volleyball coaches' top 25 poll, released Tuesday.

The Jimmies are one of six Great Plains Athletic Conference teams ranked in the top 25, joining Dordt (No. 3), Northwestern (No. 7), Hastings (No. 10), Midland (No. 11) and Doane (No. 18). Jamestown finished last season at 23-10 and open 2018 next Thursday (Aug. 23) at the St. Thomas University Tournament in Miami Gardens, Fla.

2018 NAIA Women's Volleyball Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll

Rank/School Rec. Pts.

1. Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 35-0 371

2. Dordt (Iowa) 34-8 364

3. Missouri Baptist 34-9 345

4. Viterbo (Wisc.) 40-2 341

5. Park (Mo.) 32-4 328

6. Westmont (Calif.) 36-4 298

7. Northwestern (Iowa) 30-6 296

7. College of Idaho 28-7 296

9. Grand View (Iowa) 34-8 281

10. Hastings (Neb.) 28-3 277

11. Midland (Neb.) 21-11 248

12. Montana Tech 25-10 238

13. Southern Oregon 15-11 214

14. Columbia (Mo.) 34-8 205

15. Eastern Oregon 24-11 192

16. Cornerstone (Mich.) 28-8 181

17. Georgetown (Ky.) 22-6 175

18. Doane (Neb.) 17-12 167

19. Corban (Ore.) 27-9 156

20. Madonna (Mich.) 29-7 130

21. Bellevue (Neb.) 30-13 123

22. Indiana Wesleyan 29-12 104

23. Ottawa (Kan.) 30-13 103

24. Northwest (Wash.) 24-10 95

25. Jamestown (N.D.) 23-10 90

Others receiving votes: Embry-Riddle 88, Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 77, Campbellsville (Ky.) 44, Saint Xavier (Ill.) 37, Marian (Ind.) 27, Morningside 18, Kansas Wesleyan 11, William Woods (Mo.) 6, Reinhardt (Ga.) 5, Aquinas (Mich.) 4, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) 4, Mobile (Ala.) 4, Trinity Christian (Ill.) 3, Vanguard (Calif.) 3, Lourdes (Ohio) 3.