UVA entered this week’s poll at No. 25 Sunday after starting the season 2-0 with wins over Pitt and William & Mary.
The Cavs were briefly in the poll last year, their first appearance since 2011.
The Southeastern Conference held three of the top four spots after LSU’s road win against Texas pushed the Tigers to No. 4.
Clemson remained No. 1, receiving 56 first-place votes out of 62. No. 2 Alabama received six first-place votes and Georgia stayed at No. 3. LSU jumped two spots. The last conference with three of the top four spots was the SEC on Nov. 2, 2014 (Mississippi State was No. 1, Auburn No. 3 and Alabama No. 4).
PHOTOS: UVA easily defeats William & Mary
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