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Lewis Men’s Volleyball Set to Compete in First Point Challenge This Weekend

Lewis Men's Volleyball Set to Compete in First Point Challenge This Weekend


ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – The Lewis men’s volleyball team is set to compete in the First Point Collegiate Challenge in Austin, Texas this week against No. 8 Stanford on Friday (Jan. 20) and No. 5 Pepperdine on Saturday (Jan. 21).

Game Day Information (Friday)

Who: No. 8 Stanford

When: Friday, January 20 – 7 PM CT

Where: Austin, Texas 

Live Stats: Stat Broadcast

Watch: Volleyball World

Game Day Information (Saturday)

Who: No. 5 Pepperdine

When: Saturday, January 21 – 4 PM CT

Where: Austin, Texas

Live Stats: Stat Broadcast

Watch: Volleyball World

Series History vs. Stanford

Stanford leads the all-time series between both programs, 6-4, but Lewis has won the last three matchups including the most recent meeting back on March 7, 2020. 3-1. Kevin Kauling (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) recorded 21 assists in that victory. 

Series History vs. Pepperdine

Pepperdine leads the all-time series between both programs, 5-2. The Wave won the most recent meeting back on January 28, 2022, 3-0. Kauling recorded 14 assists while Morgan picked up 13. Michael Sack (Oak Lawn, Ill./St. Laurence) picked up eight kills. 

Last Week in Review

Lewis went 3-0 this past week with sweeps over Missouri S&T and King, along with a four-set over UC San Diego. Max Roquet (Johnston, Iowa/Johnston) led the way with 27 kills and 17 digs which awarded him MIVA Defensive Player of the Week then Kauling recorded 67 assists.

NCAA Division I-II Rankings

Lewis is ranked No. 15 in the NVA/AVCA Men’s Volleyball Division I-II Coaches Poll that was released on January 16. Pepperdine is ranked No. 5 while Stanford ranks No. 8.

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