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The Hawaii women’s volleyball team is starting off the season in the same place it ended in 2012: ranked No. 11 in the AVCA Division I Coaches Top 25.
The Rainbow Wahine (27-3) received 825 points and are the only Big West Conference team in the poll.
Defending national champion Texas received 55 of 60 first-place votes for 1,490. The Longhorns open the season Aug. 30 against Hawaii in the Chevron Invitational at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Penn State, with three first-place votes, is No. 2, followed by Stanford, with two votes.
Rounding out the Top 10 are: USC, Washington, Minnesota, Michigan, Oregon, Florida and Nebraska.
Other ranked teams Hawaii is scheduled to play this season are No. 12 UCLA, No. 24 Wichita State and No. 25 Creighton.
Wahine coach Dave Shoji, entering his 39th season, is four wins away from becoming the all-time winningest coach in NCAA women’s volleyball. He has 1,103; retired UCLA coach Andy Banachowski is at 1,106.