BOISE, Idaho In a preseason poll of the Western Athletic Conference’s volleyball coaches released Tuesday, Boise State University was picked to finish in sixth place.
The 11-time defending conference champion University of Hawaii received eight of the nine first place votes and sits atop the poll with 64 points. San Jose State University (44 points) received the other first place vote, though finished tied for third in the poll with the University of Idaho. New Mexico State University ranked second with 55 points.
The University of Nevada ranked fifth in the poll with 36 points, followed by Boise State with 30 points. Utah State (22 points), Fresno State (20 points) and Louisiana Tech (nine points) round out the poll at positions seven through nine, respectively.
In 2006, under first-year head coach Robin Davis, the Broncos were picked to finish seventh in the preseason poll and finished tied for sixth place.
The Broncos’ first match of the regular season will be at home in Bronco Gym against the University of Texas-San Antonio, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m.
2007 WAC Coaches’ Poll
|2.||New Mexico State||55|
|T3.||San Jose State (1)||44|