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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State men’s volleyball team has been voted tied for tenth in the Bison/American Volleyball Coaches Association Division I-II Men’s Coaches Top 15 Presason Poll released today by the AVCA. The Buckeyes received 89 points and are tied with Lewis for 10th.

Ohio State returns to action in exhibition matches at 7 p.m., Jan. 2 and 3 against Waterloo in St. John Arena.

Bison/AVCA Division I-II Men’s Coaches Top 15 Poll
Preseason Poll: December 30, 2008

Rank

School
(First-Place Votes

Total
Points

2008
Record

2008
Final Rank

1

Penn State (14)

236

20-1

1

2

UCLA (1)

219

17-14

6

3

Pepperdine (1)

205

17-11

2

4

Long Beach State

193

23-7

3

5

Cal State Northridge

172

23-7

5

6

UC Irvine

161

16-15

8

7

Southern California

144

13-16

12

8

Stanford

127

17-11

9

9

Brigham Young

111

25-5

4

T-10

Lewis

89

21-10

14

T-10

Ohio State

89

20-8

7

12

Ball State

70

21-10

10

13

Hawai’i

41

11-16

13

14

UC Santa Barbara

33

10-17

15

15

George Mason

21

20-8

11

Others Receving Votes and appearing on two or more ballots: Loyola-Chicago 6; UC San Diego 5
Two schools were listed on only one ballot for a total of 5 points
Next Poll: January 12, 2009

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