Broncos Receiving Votes in AVCA Poll
Aug. 9, 2017

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BOISE, Idaho - The American Volleyball Coaches Association released its NCAA Division I Preseason Poll this afternoon and among those receiving votes are the defending Mountain West Conference champion Boise State Broncos. The blue and orange received 21 points, 10th-most among those schools receiving votes. This marks the first time in program history that Boise State has been recognized in the AVCA Preseason poll.

Three of Boise State's nonconference opponents are ranked among the top-25 led by the Minnesota Golden Gophers who came in at No. 4. Minnesota will be in Boise Sept. 15-16 for the Boise State Classic and will face the Broncos at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15 in Bronco Gym.

The next ranked opponent is Brigham Young who is 10th in the preseason poll. The Cougars will travel to Boise for the Boise State Invitational Aug. 31-Sept. 2 and are schedule to play the Broncos on Thursday, Aug. 31, at 7:30 p.m. to open the invitational.

The third preseason top-25 opponent for the Broncos are the 19th-ranked Missouri Tigers who will also be traveling to Boise this fall. The Tigers will participate with BYU in the Boise State Invitational Aug. 31-Sept. 2 and will meet the Broncos in the tournament finale at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2, following the Boise State versus Troy home football game.

A fourth Boise State opponent is among those receiving votes that being Mountain West rivals the Colorado State Rams who received 55 points in the poll, the sixth-most among those outside the top-25.

The Broncos are in their first week of preseason camp. The first chance fans will get to see their team will be during the Bronco Scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 19, at 6 p.m. Boise State opens the regular season at the Sun Devil Classic Aug. 25-26 in Tempe, Ariz.

Season Tickets / Bronco Sports Pass:

If you are looking for a season ticket for the Boise State Olympic sports, the Bronco Sports Pass is a great option! Passes are $75 and can be purchased at the Athletic Ticket Office. Each pass gets you access to all regular season home games for Volleyball, Soccer, Women's Basketball, Gymnastics and Softball.

Individual Tickets:
Regular admission prices for Volleyball, Soccer, Women's Basketball, Gymnastics and Softball are:

  • $6.00 Adult
  • $4.00 Junior (2-18) / Senior (62+)
  • Students are free with valid Boise State student I.D. card.

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