Colorado Receiving Votes In AVCA Coaches Poll
LEXINGTON, Kent. — The University of Colorado women's volleyball has entered the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) poll this week, receiving 17 votes.
The Buffaloes are off to their fifth 5-0 start in CU history and the fourth under head coach Jesse Mahoney. The 17 votes are tied with Washington State for the 33rd-most in the NCAA thus far.
Colorado is coming off a Pac-12/Big Ten Challenge title with a sweep of Iowa and Illinois who dropped from 19th in the rankings to 25th. CU's last opponent of this week is also in the rankings with Arkansas receiving 57 votes.
The Buffs and No. 18 Oregon are the only remaining undefeated teams left in the Pac-12 conference. No.11 Stanford leads the conference in rankings, followed by No.13 Washington, Oregon and No.22 UCLA. Southern California and Utah are also receiving votes.
This is the first time back into the poll for the Buffs since Oct. 18 last season. The Buffaloes travel to Fayetteville, Ark., to take on Florida International University, Arkansas Little Rock and the University of Arkansas this Friday and Sunday.
AVCA DIVISION I COACHES POLL:
SEPT. 5, 2022
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Others receiving votes and listed on two or more ballots: Miami (FL) 68; Mississippi State 67; Southern California 63; Arkansas 57; Utah 50; Michigan 41; Rice 27; Colorado 17; Washington State 17; UCF 6; Utah State 4
2 teams mentioned on only one ballot for a total of 15 combined points
Dropped Out: Southern California 25
Next Poll: Sept. 12, 2022