The California State University-San Marcos volleyball team moved up a spot this week in the Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches' Top 25 poll released Tuesday to No. 9.
CSUSM (13-7), the top-ranked team in the Association of Independent Institutions Conference poll, received 458 points in the latest poll.
La Sierra (Calif.) was the only other A.I.I. school to receive votes in the weekly poll with 6.
CSUSM and La Sierra are the top two ranked schools in the A.I.I., followed by Jamestown (N.D.) at No. 3, Mayville St. (N.D.) at No. 4 and Ashford (Iowa) at No. 5.
Defending NAIA champion UT-Brownsville collected all 23 first-place votes and held the top spot with 653 points, while Concordia (California) was close behind at No. 2 with 632 points. Columbia (Mo.) is ranked No. 3, Biola (Calif.) is No. 4 and Westmont (Calif.) is No. 5.