Aug. 8, 2005
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s volleyball team has been ranked 12th in the CSTV (College Sports Television/AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Division I Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll released today by the AVCA. The Buckeyes received 728 votes in the preseason poll. OSU finished the 2004 season with a 30-4 overall record and was ranked sixth in the final 2004 poll. The Buckeyes are one of four Big Ten squads ranked in the top-12 of the preseason poll. Others include Penn State at fifth, Minnesota sixth and Wisconsin 10th.
Ohio State opens the 2005 season when they host Toledo Saturday, Aug 27 at 7 p.m. in St. John Arena.
Preseason Top 25 Coaches Poll
Aug. 8, 2005
|5.||Penn State (1)||1,243||29-3||7|
|15.||UC Santa Barbara||573||24-4||21|
|23.||Saint Mary’s (Calif.)||217||25-4||13|
|24.||Long Beach State||201||24-7||NR|
Others receiving points and listed on two or more ballots: Kansas State 123, Notre Dame 118, Santa Clara 85, Utah 77, Purdue 57, Ohio 51, Illinois 44, Wichita State 41, Kansas 40, Nevada 35, Brigham Young 33, Florida A&M 23, Colorado 22, Duke 14, Loyola Marymount 9, Rice 9, Pacific 5.
One team mentioned on only one ballot for a total of one (1) combined point.