The first Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association (OHSVCA) poll was released on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. At the top of the list is St. Ursula Academy, which dominated the voting, garnering 408 total points including 32 first-place votes from Division I coaches throughout the state. Cincinnati Ursuline Academy placed a distant second in the poll with seven first-place votes and 261 total points.
The Lady Arrows, who are undefeated this season in nine outings, lost to Cincinnati Ursuline last year in the state semi-finals. In 2010 St. Ursula captured the state Division I title and finished as the runner-up in 2011.