2021 Men's Volleyball Coaches' Preseason Top 15 Poll
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The preseason edition of the NAIA Men's Volleyball Top 15 Poll released on Wednesday has Grand View (Iowa) at No. 1.
- The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences, Association of Independent Institutions and Unaffiliated Groups.
- The Top 10 is determined by a points system based on how each voter ranks the best teams. A team receives 12 points for each first-place vote, 11 for second place and so on through the list.
- The highest and lowest ranking for each team (a non-rating is considered a low rating) is removed and the team's ranking will be recalculated with an additional point added to each team for every ballot (including discounted ballots) that the teams appear on.
- Teams that receive only one point in the ballot are not considered "receiving votes"
|RANK||LAST TIME||SCHOOL [FIRST PLACE VOTES]||2020 RECORD||POINTS|
|1||1||Grand View (Iowa) ||22-1||211|
|2||2||Campbellsville (Ky.) ||23-2||201|
|5||6||Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.)||15-7||165|
|10||RV||Saint Xavier (Ill.)||11-7||123|
|11||RV||Mount Mercy (Iowa)||16-7||115|
|12||RV||Ottawa (Ariz.) (AZ)||13-5||113|
|14||NR||Siena Heights (Mich.)||17-8||63|
|15||NR||Hope International (Calif.)||6-10||61|
Dropped from the Top 15: Menlo (Calif.), Briar Cliff (Iowa)
Receiving Votes: Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) 58, Graceland (Iowa) 54, Warner (Fla.), 43, Missouri Valley 36, Goshen (Ind.) 19, UC Merced (Calif.) 14, Ottawa (Kan.) 13, Trinity Christian (Ill.) 8, Webber International (Fla.) 7