Oct. 7, 2013
Follow the Rams on social media: Twitter (#PointRams) | Facebook | Instagram
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Colorado State volleyball team continues to climb the national rankings, moving up to No. 13 in the AVCA Division I Coaches Top 25 Poll on Monday. CSU moved up four spots after a 3-1 win at Nevada last week, and is now one of three undefeated teams in the country.
The Rams began the year receiving top-25 votes (38th), and have steadily risen each week following a 13-0 start to the season. The ranking is CSU’s highest since Nov. 14, 2010, when the Rams were also ranked No. 13 after improving to 22-2. In the program’s storied history, CSU has been ranked 239 total weeks, more frequently than all but 14 teams in the NCAA.
CSU jumped ahead of Ohio State (now 14th), Arizona State (16th), Michigan (17th) and UCLA (23rd). The four-spot improvement is tied for the largest jump of the week.
For the sixth time in seven polls, the No. 1 team has changed after No. 1 Washington lost Friday. Five teams received first-place votes this week, including USC (first), Florida (second), Texas (third), Hawai'i (fifth) and Michigan State (seventh).
CSU returns home for the first time in nearly three weeks to host a pair of conference matches. The Rams host Mountain West newcomer Utah State (9-6, 3-2 MW) on Thursday (7 p.m.), followed by a match against Boise State (7-7, 2-3 MW) on Saturday (this match has been moved to 7:30 p.m.). Thursday is CSU’s annual ‘Dig Pink’ match. The team will wear pink jerseys to spread breast cancer awareness, and fans are encouraged to wear pink as well. Saturday’s match will be part of CSU’s Homecoming & Family Weekend festivities.
Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone at 1-800-491-RAMS or at the McGraw Athletic Center ticket office. Students get in free with a student ID.
|Sept. 2||50||RV (31st)|
|Sept. 9||125||RV (26th)|
Download Schedules: Add to calendar
Recap: CSU falls in five sets at Boise State
BOISE, Idaho – The Colorado State Rams dropped a five-set match at Boise State in a battle ...
Match notes: CSU to visit Boise State, host Air...
The CSU Rams will head to Boise, Idaho for a meeting with Boise State, in a matchup that will...
Poletto, Hillyer earn MW Player of the Week honors
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado State’s starting middle blocker duo swept the...
Recap: Rams sweep Nevada in efficient team...
RENO, Nev. – Colorado State utilized a stellar all-around performance to sweep the Nevada...
Recap: Rams rally to beat San Diego State, 3-2
SAN DIEGO – Colorado State came from behind for the third match in a row to win 3-2 at San ...
CSU Volleyball adds four for 2017
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Colorado State Rams volleyball team and Head Coach Tom Hilbert...
Match notes: CSU heads back west for road tilts...
The CSU Rams will visit San Diego State and Nevada this week in critical road matches. The pair...
Recap: Rams rally to beat New Mexico in five sets
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – For the second consecutive match, the Colorado State volleyball team ...