AVCA Division I Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll: August 17, 2010

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Rank

School (First-Place Votes)

Total Points

2009 Record

2009 Final Rank 

1

Penn State (40)

1456

38-0

1

2

Nebraska (16)

1384 

26-7 

5

3

Texas (4)

1352 

29-2

2

4

Stanford

1296

23-8

7

5

Hawai'i

1166

32-3

3

T-6

Illinois

1149

31-3

10

T-6 

Minnesota

1149 

28-9

4

8

Washington

1061

24-6

13

9

Iowa State

1005 

27-5 

6

10

Southern California

947

22-10 

16 

11

California

848 

21-11

8

12

Michigan

793

27-10

13

Florida

722

25-6 

15

14

Kentucky 

678

29-5

12

15

Florida State

671

31-3

11

16

UCLA

462

24-9 

14

17

Colorado State

436

25-6

17

18

Arizona

325 

19-11

NR

19

Tennessee

310

27-8 

24

20

Oregon

282

20-10

18 

21

Dayton

266 

30-4

25

22

San Diego

225

18-7

NR

23

LSU

203

25-7

19

24

Northern Iowa

195

31-3

23

25

St. Mary's (Calif.)

156

23-5 

22

Others Receiving Votes and appearing on two or more ballots:  Long Beach State 132; Baylor 122; Ohio State 120; Texas A&M 117; Oklahoma 69; Duke 63; Cincinnati 53; UC Santa Barbara 51; Utah 34; Pepperdine 24; UC Irvine 24; Notre Dame 21; Ohio 18; Saint Louis 18; New Mexico 15; New Mexico State 14; San Diego State 14; Georgia Tech 13; Rice 8; Michigan State 5; Santa Clara 5; Wisconsin 5; Wichita State 4; Florida International 3; Missouri State 2

 

Five schools were listed on only one ballot for a total of 14 points.

 

Next poll: August 30, 2010

 

Poll conducted and distributed by the AVCA