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
Others receiving points and listed on two or more ballots: