The Top 25 teams were taken from the 2008 AVCA Final Coaches Poll. The data shows the averages of each group (Final Four, Top 10, and Top 25).
|Matches||Sets||Kills||Kill %||Errors||IPE||Total Att.||Hitting %||Kills/Set|
The data shows statistical improvements in every category from the Top 25 to the Final Four Teams.
These statistics are derived from each team’s complete season statistics, including pre-season (non-conference) tournaments. Click the following links to download the spreadsheets:
Statistics are important to interpret as quantitive data, not necessarily to be obeyed. The problem with statistics is that they don’t activate our emotions. The balance between statistics and emotions is the art of coaching.