San Diego jumps to No. 1 in VBM Mid-Major Poll, Marquette up to No. 4

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San Diego moved up again is now the new No. 1 this week’s VolleyballMag.com Mid-Major Poll.

BYU dropped a notch to No. 2 as it traded places with USD.

Hawai’i moved up a spot to No. 3, while Marquette jumped six spots to No. 4.

Western Kentucky stayed at No.5, as did Dayton at 6th.

Creighton moved up one spot to No. 7, Loyola Marymount made a jump from 11th into a tie for No. 7.

Back in this week are No. 20 UT San Antonio and No. 23 Tulsa.

Rank School Total Points Adjusted First Place Votes Adjusted Win/Loss Record Previous Rank
1 San Diego 242 5 8-2 2
2 BYU 235 3 11-1 1
3 Hawai’i 234 1 7-4 4
4 Marquette 212 1 10-2 10
5 Western Kentucky 208 0 12-2 5
6 Dayton 186 0 13-1 6
T-7 Creighton 179 0 6-6 8
T-7 Loyola Marymount 179 0 9-3 11
T-9 Missouri State 166 0 9-5 8
T-9 Wichita State 166 0 7-4 7
11 Santa Clara 154 0 9-3 3
12 Long Beach State 104 0 6-7 13
T-13 Coastal Carolina 101 0 9-3 14
T-13 Northern Iowa 101 0 9-5 16
15 Lipscomb 85 0 7-4 12
16 Arkansas State 73 0 8-6 14
17 Southern Illinois 71 0 9-5 17
18 Cal Poly 70 0 7-4 20
19 Colorado State 68 0 6-5 18
20 UT San Antonio 59 0 9-3 NR
21 UNLV 39 0 11-1 24
22 UC Santa Barbara 34 0 9-4 19
T-23 Tulsa 33 0 11-1 NR
T-23 Xavier 33 0 6-7 21
25 Villanova 25 0 9-4 23

Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Boise State 23; South Dakota 22; San Diego State 20; Northern Arizona 18; Southern Miss 10; Wyoming 9; Pepperdine 8; Portland State 8; UCF 7; UNC Wilmington 7; Miami (OH) 5.

10 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 48 combined points.

Dropped Out: Northern Arizona 22; Portland State 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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