ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — The Lewis University men’s volleyball team was picked to finish fourth in the Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) preseason coaches poll, announced on Thursday (Dec. 22).
The Flyers received 44 points behind Ball State, Loyola, Ohio State. Ball State was selected to win the league crown by receiving 56 points.
Lewis also had two members of the men’s team get recognized to the Preseason All-MIVA Team with senior setter Kevin Kauling (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) and sophomore outside hitter Max Roquet (Johnston, Iowa/Johnston) being named.
Kauling was an All-MIVA Second Team honoree and AVCA All-America Honorable Mention team selection a season ago.
Lewis begins their 2023 season Friday, January 6 against the University of California at Irvine on the campus of Brigham Young University. For more information visit Lewis men’s volleyball’s page at https://lewisflyers.com/sports/mens-volleyball
2023 Preseason Poll (points (first place votes))
1. Ball State 56 (3)
2. Loyola Chicago 54 (2)
3. Ohio State 53 (3)
4. Lewis 44
5. McKendree 26
5. Purdue Fort Wayne 26
7. Lindenwood 21
8. Quincy 8