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Michella Chester | NCAA.com | August 15, 2022

Nebraska, Texas and Wisconsin lead the DI women's college volleyball preseason rankings

College volleyball rankings: Preseason Power 10 for 2022

Nebraska is the No. 1 team in the just-released AVCA preseason college volleyball rankings for 2022. The Huskers get the nod over No. 2 Texas. The Longhorns received 27 first-place votes to Nebraska's 24, but the Huskers beat out the Longhorns in total points. 

It's the first time Nebraska leads the preseason poll since 2016. Wisconsin, the reigning national champion, is No. 3, and Louisville and Minnesota round out the top five. 

Here is the full AVCA preseason poll with first-place votes in parentheses:

RANK

SCHOOL

TOTAL POINTS

RECORD

PREVIOUS

1 Nebraska (24) 1538 0-0 NR
2 Texas (27) 1528 0-0 NR
3 Wisconsin (12) 1439 0-0 NR
4 Louisville (1) 1317 0-0 NR
5 Minnesota 1251 0-0 NR
6 Pittsburgh 1222 0-0 NR
7 Ohio State 1114 0-0 NR
8 Washington 1102 0-0 NR
9 Georgia Tech 1034 0-0 NR
10 BYU 1009 0-0 NR
11 Kentucky 890 0-0 NR
12 UCLA 791 0-0 NR
13 Purdue 783 0-0 NR
14 Stanford 755 0-0 NR
15 Florida 733 0-0 NR
16 Baylor 645 0-0 NR
17 Illinois 504 0-0 NR
18 Creighton 477 0-0 NR
19 Oregon 392 0-0 NR
20 Penn State 331 0-0 NR
21 Western Kentucky 280 0-0 NR
22 Utah 254 0-0 NR
23 Kansas 219 0-0 NR
24 Southern California 187 0-0 NR
25 San Diego 154 0-0 NR

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