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Wildcats Ranked 18th in AVCA Preseason Poll
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 08/10/2006
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TUCSON, Ariz. - The Arizona volleyball team has been picked No. 18 overall in the CSTV (College Sports Television)/AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) preseason coaches poll.

The Wildcats will face six teams ranked in the preseason Top 25, including defending national champion and No. 3-ranked Washington. Also on the schedule for Arizona is No. 4 Stanford, No. 10 UCLA, No. 12 Louisville, No. 14 Southern California and No. 17 California.

Arizona was one of six teams from the Pacific-10 Conference in the poll. The Pac-10 had the most teams ranked in the Top 25 of any conference in the country for the third consecutive year.

The complete poll is listed below.

CSTV/AVCA Top 25 Coaches Preseason Poll
 
Rank   School                   Total     2005      2005
       (First-Place Votes)      Points    Record    Final Ranking
     Nebraska (14)            1431      33-2      2
     Penn State (17)          1407      31-3      5
     Washington (16)          1357      32-1      1
     Stanford (13)            1287      26-6      13
     Florida                  1181      33-3      3
     Santa Clara              1115      27-5      4
     Hawai’i                  1067      27-7      9
     Texas                    1066      24-5      16
     Wisconsin                896       26-7      10
  10   UCLA                     837       20-11     15
  11   Tennessee                779       25-9      6
  12   Louisville               751       31-3      11
  13   Missouri                 732       25-5      8
  14   Southern California      642       17-11     19
  15   Ohio                     593       33-3      14
  16   Purdue                   545       25-9      17
  17   California               528       19-11     20
  18   Arizona                  491       25-6      7
  19   Pepperdine               484       19-12     18
  20   San Diego                413       23-6      22
  21   Notre Dame               411       30-4      12
  22   Minnesota                393       25-8      21
  23   Ohio State               346       22-9      23
  24   Utah                     202       23-9      T-25
  25   Kansas State             162       21-11     24

Others receiving points and listed on two or more ballots:
Brigham Young 74; Long Beach State 64; Colorado 35; UC Santa Barbara 33; LSU 32; New Mexico State 25; Duke 22; Loyola Marymount 18; Northwestern 14; Texas A&M 11; Maryland 7; Marshall 6; Saint Mary’s (Calif.) 6; Wichita State 6; Northern Iowa 5; San Francisco 5; Colorado State 4; Virginia 3; Albany 2; Sacramento State 2; Cincinnati 2; Dayton 2; Georgia Tech 2; Western Kentucky 2; College of Charleston 1; South Carolina 1.
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