Creighton is in the AVCA preseason poll for the first time and is the only ranked Big East team.
The Bluejays were 29-4 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament. Top returning players are Melanie Jereb, Leah McNary and Kelli Browning.
CU is ranked No. 25 on the preseason 2013 list.
Creighton's non-conference schedule features five teams that are ranked.
The Jays host the annual Blue-White Scrimmage on Aug. 23, and opens the regular-season on Aug. 30 against No. 13 BYU at the Hampton Inn Invitational in Bowling Green, Ohio.