San Diego (15-2) was the unanimous No. 1 in this week’s VolleyballMag.com Mid-Major Poll, getting all 10 first-place votes from a diverse panel of coaches from different conferences around the country.
West Coast Conference rival BYU (16-2) regained the second spot.
Western Kentucky (17-2) moved up from No. 4 to third, and Creighton (12-6) took over the fourth spot. Hawai’i (12-5), last week’s No. 2, dropped to fifth after losing at Long Beach State. Long Beach (12-7) is tied for sixth with Dayton, which has the best record in the poll at 18-1.
UNLV (16-2) stayed at No. 20.
San Diego State (12-7), which went 3-0 last week in the Mountain West, joined the poll at No. 25.
|Rank||School||Total Points Adjusted||First Place Votes Adjusted||Win/Loss Record||Previous Rank|
|T-6||Long Beach State||196||0||12-7||7|
|19||UT San Antonio||73||0||12-4||14|
|24||UC Santa Barbara||31||0||11-7||23|
|25||San Diego State||23||0||12-7||NR|
Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Boise State 20, Northern Arizona 19, Villanova 14, Kennesaw State 9, UCF 6.
9 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 41 combined points.
Dropped Out: Northern Arizona 22.
The VolleyballMag.com Mid-Major Poll includes all teams not in the “power-five” conferences, the ACC, SEC, Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12.
— Dan Conners, UC Davis
— Brian Doyon, Montana
— Greg Goral, Campbell University
— Kris Grunwald, UConn
— Justin Ingram, Southern Illinois University
— Steve Loeswick, North Florida
— Kent Miller, Saint Louis University
— Coley Pawlikowski, Stony Brook
— Jennifer Petrie, University of San Diego
— Dave Rehr, Arkansas State University
The conferences from which the teams will come:
— America East
— American Athletic
— Atlantic Sun
— Atlantic 10
— Big East
— Big Sky
— Big South
— Big West
— Conference USA
— Horizon League
— Metro Atlantic
— Missouri Valley
— Mountain West
— Ohio Valley
— Sun Belt
— West Coast
— Western Athletic