Video: Men’s volleyball national media poll ballot breakdown

A team from the MIVA for the time in recent history earned the top spot in the national media poll.

Loyola received three first-place votes and jumped up one spot to No. 1 in the new Volleyball Magazine national media poll released Tuesday morning.


The Ramblers were one of four schools to receive multiple first-place votes in the new media poll. This is also the first time in its program history that Loyola has been ranked No. 1 in any national poll.

Check out this week’s top 10 men’s volleyball media poll, and the video breakdown of how Off the Block editor Vinnie Lopes voted in this week’s poll.

Volleyball Magazine Men’s Division I-II Top 10 Poll
1. Loyola — 92 (3) points
T-2. Stanford — 80 (2) points
T-2. Pepperdine — 80 (2) points
4. USC — 75 (3) points
5. Long Beach State — 61 points
6. UCLA — 55 points
7. UC Irvine — 37 points
8. BYU — 31 points
9. UC Santa Barbara — 23 points
10. Lewis — 13 points
Others receiving votes: Hawai’i, Penn State, IPFW, Harvard



Volleyball Magazine Poll ballot (Vinnie Lopes, OTB editor)
1. Stanford
2. UCLA
3. Loyola
4. USC
5. Long Beach State
6. Pepperdine
7. UC Irvine
8. Lewis
9. BYU
10. Hawai’i