OTB, Springbak release new college men’s volleyball national media poll

Grand Canyon for the first time its program history has earned a spot in the national media poll.

The Antelopes following two weekend victories moved to No. 10 in the new Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. that was unveiled on Tuesday.

The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Media Poll is the only rankings in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball solely determined by media members. The 10 teams receiving the most votes are ranked in the National Media Poll, while other schools earning votes but finishing outside of the top 10 are considered teams receiving votes.

A new national media poll is released every Tuesday during the regular season on Off the Block’s website.

Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Media Poll

Rank Team Record Points Previous Trend
1 Long Beach State 9-0 100 (10) 1
2 UCLA 8-1 87 2
3 Hawai’i 7-1 74 4 +1
4 UC Irvine 9-1 73 5 +1
5 Ohio State 5-2 58 5
6 BYU 5-3 51 3 -3
7 Loyola 6-2 46 7
8 Lewis 5-3 20 10 +2
9 Penn State 3-2 13 8 -1
10 Grand Canyon 8-2 11 RV +1

Others receiving votes: Pepperdine 8; CSUN 6; Fort Wayne 3
Dropped out of rankings: CSUN