West Coast Conference leader San Diego (17-2) remained 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.
For the second straight week, Western Kentucky of Conference USA (20-2) moved up a spot, moving from third to No. 2.
Creighton of the Big East (14-6) also moved up a spot from 4 to 3.
USD’s WCC rival, BYU (17-3) dropped two spots to fourth after being upset last week at Portland.
There were few major changes and no quantum leaps.
New to the poll this week are No. 23 Boise State and No. 24 Northern Arizona.
|Rank||School||Total Points Adjusted||First Place Votes Adjusted||Win/Loss Record||Previous Rank|
|6||Long Beach State||195||0||13-7||6|
|18||UT San Antonio||85||0||14-4||19|
Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Kennesaw State 14, UCF 13, SMU 11, Cincinnati 5, Florida Gulf Coast 4, UC Santa Barbara 4.
5 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 23 combined points.
Dropped Out: San Diego State 25, UC Santa Barbara 24.
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