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).
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.