USD still No. 1 as Hawai’i moves to No. 2 in VBM Mid-Major Poll

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San Diego remained No. 1 in this week’s VolleyballMag.com Mid-Major Poll, but the Toreros’ victory over BYU sent the Cougars from No. 2 to No. 3 as Hawai’i moved up a notch.

San Diego got nine of 10 first-place votes, while Hawai’i got the other.

Western Kentucky and Creighton stayed at Nos. 4 and 5, respectively, while Dayton moved up two spots to No. 6 and Long Beach State jumped five spots to No. 7.

The poll welcomed two newcomers this week, South Dakota at No. 24 and Miami, Ohio, at No. 25.

Rank School Total Points Adjusted First Place Votes Adjusted Win/Loss Record Previous Rank
1 San Diego 249 9 13-2 1
2 Hawai’i 237 1 11-4 3
3 BYU 232 0 14-2 2
4 Western Kentucky 217 0 16-2 4
5 Creighton 211 0 10-6 5
6 Dayton 191 0 16-1 8
7 Long Beach State 174 0 10-7 12
8 Wichita State 167 0 10-5 9
9 Marquette 152 0 12-4 6
10 Loyola Marymount 145 0 11-5 7
11 Missouri State 141 0 11-7 10
12 Arkansas State 138 0 12-6 13
13 Colorado State 117 0 9-5 15
14 UT San Antonio 101 0 12-3 16
15 Coastal Carolina 94 0 12-4 17
16 Northern Iowa 91 0 11-7 19
17 Southern Illinois 86 0 13-6 14
18 Santa Clara 78 0 10-7 11
19 Lipscomb 77 0 9-5 20
20 UNLV 71 0 15-1 21
21 Cal Poly 58 0 8-6 18
22 Northern Arizona 37 0 14-3 23
23 UC Santa Barbara 34 0 10-6 22
24 South Dakota 24 0 15-2 NR
25 Miami, Ohio 19 0 11-4 NR

Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: San Diego State 16, Boise State 15, UCF 11, Villanova 11, Wyoming 10, Xavier 6, Pepperdine 3.

4 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 37 combined points.

Dropped Out: Boise State 24, UCF 25.

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.

The pollsters

— 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

— Colonial

— Conference USA

— Horizon League

— Ivy

— Metro Atlantic

— Mid-American

— Mid-Eastern

— Missouri Valley

— Mountain West

— Northeast

— Ohio Valley

— Patriot

— Southern

— Southland

— Southwestern

— Summit

— Sun Belt

— West Coast

— Western Athletic

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