Marian men’s volleyball picked seventh in NACC preseason poll

January 13, 2020

MILWAUKEE – Marian University men’s volleyball received 113 total votes to finish seventh in the NACC preseason poll, as voted on by the sports information directors and head coaches of the conference.

Defending champion Benedictine received 14 of the 22 first-place votes to earn the top spot in the poll.  The Eagles picked up 234 total points followed by Dominican who received 217 points with six first-place votes and MSOE who earned 205 points with a pair of first-place votes.

Aurora University is fourth with 172 points, while Lakeland University edged Concordia University Wisconsin, 137-130, for fifth place. Marian University (113), Illinois Institute of Technology (96), Concordia University Chicago (70) and new programs at St. Norbert College (46) and Rockford University (32) round out the poll.

The full release from the NACC can be found at https://naccsports.org/sports/mvball/2019-20/releases/20200112wtbhjh.

Marian opens the season Friday, Jan. 17 at home taking on Maranatha Baptist for a 7 p.m. first serve.

 

Rank School (1st place votes) Points 2019 Record
1. Benedictine (14) 234 22-3, 14-2 NACC
2. Dominican (6) 217 19-11, 13-3 NACC
3. MSOE (2) 205 21-8, 13-3 NACC
4. Aurora 172 13-14, 9-7 NACC
5. Lakeland 137 14-13, 7-9 NACC
6. Concordia Wisconsin 130 9-15, 5-11 NACC
7. Marian 113 10-15, 8-8 NACC
8. Illinois Tech 96 6-19, 3-13 NACC
9. Concordia Chicago 70 4-22, 0-16 NACC
10. St. Norbert 46 Inaugural Season
11. Rockford 32 Inaugural Season

 

 

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