The CSU Rams volleyball team will begin the 2018 season ranked No. 25 in the AVCA Coaches' Preseason Poll.

The Rams finished the 2017 season ranked No. 24 after posting a 29-3 overall record, 17-1 in the Mountain West, while also making its 23rd consecutive NCAA Tournament and advancing to the second round.

This is the first time CSU has been ranked in the preseason since 2016 when they were ranked No. 25 as well. The Rams have been ranked in the AVCA Preseason Poll 21 times since the poll started in 1982, including 15 of 22 under Head Coach Tom Hilbert and nine since 2008.

Colorado State will open the 2018 season hosting No. 12 Illinois on Friday, August 24 at 7 p.m.


Season ticket packages are still available as low at $60, while mini-plans start at $26, depending on the matches chosen for a particular five-match plan. Fans can save on parking as well, purchasing a season-long pass for $50.

Those interested in the volleyball season ticket renewals or new season ticket purchases can call 1-800-491-RAMS or visit

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