Top Five: NCAA Men’s Volleyball Teams

Men’s volleyball is becoming an increasingly more competitive sport throughout major Division 1, Division 2 and Division 3 colleges


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Ohio State men's volleyball vs George Mason Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo/Jay LaPrete)

With boys volleyball gearing up for their upcoming spring season, they’re look up at their NCAA counterparts for inspiration. Here are the top five NCCA men’s volleyball programs in the nation.

  1. Ranked in the top spot with a total of 360 points and a record of 18-0 is Ohio State University. Currently, Ohio State has a 41 game win streak surpassing the 2014-15 Loyola Ramblers (40 straight) for the longest winning streak in the conference’s 56-years of existing.
  2. Following closely with the No. 2 ranking is Long Beach State University, with 336 points and a 17-2 record. The No. 2 Long Beach State men’s volleyball team continued its streak as they achieved their ninth straight victory with a 3-1 win over No. 6 UC Irvine.
  3. In third place is BYU with 311 points and a 15-2 team record. BYU men’s volleyball travels to Malibu this week for a pair of matches against No. 9 Pepperdine.
  4. The fourth ranked team is Hawaii University with 289 points and an 18-2 record. Hawaii’s 13-match win streak is tied for the third longest in program history.  
  5. Lastly, taking the fifth ranked spot is Lewis University with 255 points and a 15-3 team record. Lewis University men’s volleyball team recorded a season-best hitting percentage of .449, as the Flyers picked up a victory over Quincy University at Pepsi Arena on Saturday, March 4.