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Ducks Receive Votes in AVCA Preseason Poll
Courtesy: GoDucks.com
Release Date: 08/11/2014
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LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Oregon volleyball team received votes in the American Volleyball Coaches Association preseason poll, Monday, finishing with the most points among schools outside of the top 25.

The Ducks received 115 points in the poll, 14 points behind Pac-12 rival and 25th-ranked Arizona State.

Six members of the top-25 are on Oregon’s 2014 slate, with No. 3 Stanford, No. 4 Washington, No. 5 USC, and the aforementioned Arizona State representing the Pac-12. No. 16 Michigan State will make the return trip to Eugene this season while No. 17 Hawaii will host the Ducks as part of the Hawaiian Airlines Wahine Volleyball Classic.

The team will hold an intrasquad scrimmage open to the public and free of charge, Saturday, Aug. 16 at Matthew Knight Arena with first serve at 7 p.m.

Tickets for the 2014 season will be available to purchase beginning Friday, Aug. 15 at www.goducks.com.

School (First-place votes)        Points
1. Penn State (32)                        1,417
2. Texas (11)                                   1,389
3. Stanford (7)                               1,356
4. Washington                              1,280
5. USC (2)                                        1,272
6. Wisconsin (8)                            1,264
7. Nebraska                                    1,149
8. Purdue                                        980
9. BYU                                               924
10. Florida                                       897
11. Illinois                                        813
12. Minnesota                               802
13. Florida State                            695
14. San Diego                                 628
15. Missouri                                    547
16. Michigan State                      494
17. Hawaii                                       481
18. Colorado State                       472
19. Kentucky                                  452
20. North Carolina                        378
21. Duke                                          361
22. Kansas                                       232
23. Creighton                                 184
24. American                                  134
25. Arizona State                          129
 
Others Receiving Votes and appearing on two or more ballots: Oregon 115; Oklahoma 114; California 111; Marquette 102; Arizona 60; Iowa State 59; LSU 52; Colorado 32; UC Santa Barbara 26; Michigan 23; UCLA 23; Cal State Northridge 19; Long Beach State 11; New Mexico 9; UT San Antonio 3

*Italics denote 2014 opponents

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