UCLA Women's Volleyball Tabbed Fourth in Pac-10 Preseason Coaches Poll

Aug. 14, 2009

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - The UCLA women's volleyball team was selected fourth in the Pac-10 Preseason Coaches poll, which was released by the conference on Friday. The Bruins earned 62 points, finishing two points ahead of USC for fifth.

Washington was voted the preseason favorite with California picked second and Stanford tabbed third. The Huskies picked up nine of the 10 first-place votes, with the Golden Bears snatching the other nod. After the Bruins and Trojans, rounding out the poll were Oregon, Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon State and Washington State. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own teams.

The Bruins, who were ranked 10th in the Preseason Volleyball Magazine rankings, open their 2009 season at the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational in Honolulu. UCLA faces Santa Clara on Aug. 28, Western Michigan on Aug. 29 and Hawai'i on Aug. 30. All start times are at 8 p.m. PT.

2009 Pac-10 Women's Volleyball Preseason Poll
1. Washington (9) 90 pts.
2. California (1) 80 pts.
3. Stanford 74 pts.
4. UCLA 62 pts.
5. USC 60 pts.
6. Oregon 48 pts.
7. Arizona 42 pts.
8. Arizona State 34 pts.
9. Oregon State 31 pts.
10. Washington State 19 pts.
() - first-place votes


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Aug 29
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
(25-19, 25-21, 25-16)
Sunday, Aug 30
vs. Loyola Marymount
Los Angeles, CA
(15-25, 23-25, 27-29)
Friday, Sep 04 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. American University
Honolulu, HI
Saturday, Sep 05 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. Iowa
Honolulu, HI
Sunday, Sep 06 - 8:00 PM PST
at Hawai'i
Honolulu, HI
Friday, Sep 11 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. San Diego
Santa Barbara, CA
Saturday, Sep 12 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. SMU
Santa Barbara, CA
Sunday, Sep 13 - 2:00 PM PST
at UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
Friday, Sep 18 - 10:00 AM PST
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
Friday, Sep 18 - 7:30 PM PST
at Long Beach State
Long Beach, CA
Wednesday, Sep 23 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Sep 27 - 12:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Friday, Oct 02 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 04 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Oct 09 - 5:00 PM PST
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Sunday, Oct 11 - 11:00 AM PST
at Colorado
Boulder, CO
Friday, Oct 16 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 18 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Oct 23 - 6:00 PM PST
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
Sunday, Oct 25 - 12:00 PM PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
Friday, Oct 30 - 7:00 PM PST
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
Sunday, Nov 01 - 11:00 AM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Wednesday, Nov 04 - 7:30 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 06 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Nov 12 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 15 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 20 - 6:00 PM PST
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
Sunday, Nov 22 - 11:00 AM PST
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Wednesday, Nov 25 - 8:00 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 27 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
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