AVCA Division I Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll: August 18, 2009

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Rank

School (First-Place Votes)

Total Points

2008 Record

2008 Final Rank 

1

Penn State (52)

1487

38-0

1

2

Texas (6)

1405

29-4

4

3

Nebraska

1345

31-3

3

4

Washington (2)

1330

27-5

5

5

Stanford

1283

31-4 

2

6

California

1215 

26-7 

6

7

Hawai'i

1036

31-4

7

8

Florida

1020

27-4

10

9

UCLA 

961 

22-11 

10

Illinois

919

26-8 

11 

11

Minnesota

904

27-7

14

12

Southern California

852

17-12

13

13

Iowa State

786

22-13

12

14

Oregon

727

25-9

9

15

San Diego

554

23-5

19

16

Michigan

530

26-9

17

17

Utah

505

26-6

16

18

Wichita State

402

30-2

18 

19

Purdue

386

26-9

15

20

Saint Louis

354

29-5

21

21

Kentucky

288

26-6

22

22

Kansas State

213

24-8

20

23

Long Beach State 

190

26-6

23

24

Colorado State 

170

23-7

24

25

Santa Clara

102

18-10

25 

Others Receiving Votes and appearing on two or more ballots:  Pepperdine 75; Duke 53; Texas A&M 45; Wisconsin 43; Western Michigan 37; New Mexico State 28; Wright State 24; St. Mary's (Ca.) 23; UC Irvine 22; Tulane 21; Ohio 20; LSU 19; Arizona 18; Cal Poly 18; Tennessee 16; Louisville 15; Michigan State 9; San Francisco 8; Baylor 5; Missouri State 5; Oklahoma 5; Middle Tennessee 4; Rice 3

 

Six schools were listed on only one ballot for a total of 20 points.

 

Next poll: August 31, 2009

 

Poll conducted and distributed by the AVCA

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