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|
|7||Long Beach State||174||0||10-7||12|
|14||UT San Antonio||101||0||12-3||16|
|23||UC Santa Barbara||34||0||10-6||22|
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.
— 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