Saturday, 28 January 2023

NCAA Mens Volleyball

2022-23 Winter Season Preview – EMU Men’s Volleyball

2022-23 Winter Season Preview - EMU Men's Volleyball

HARRISONBURG, Va. – Before their seasons start, the EMU Athletic Communications Department will be previewing all four of our winter teams. Our final winter sports installment is a preview of the EMU men’s volleyball team.

Head Coach – Omar Hoyos Aliff (1st season)

Last Season – 2-15, 1-7 CVC

Preseason CVC Poll – Picked to finish 9th (10 points)

Season Opener – Friday, January 13  vs Geneva College @Wittenberg University

Schedule Highlights

First Home Match – Saturday, January 28 vs Penn St.-Altoona @ 12 pm

Key Losses – Jacob Durren

Key Returners – Ben Childers, Nate McGhee, Tyler Oaks, David Ward

Outlook – EMU comes into the season with a wealth of experience on the court and a new face on the sidelines. New head coach Omar Hoyos comes to EMU from Florida and brings a great volleyball pedigree to the Royals. EMU returns a plethora of talent to the court, including McGhee, who was seventh in the CVC with 3.18 kills/set. Oaks was a top-10 setter as well, finishing ninth with 4.15 assists/set.

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