MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) released its men's volleyball preseason poll on Monday, which is voted on by the league's head coaches and sports information directors. Illinois Tech was picked to finish seventh in the league in its first year as a conference member.
The Scarlet Hawks received 56 votes to earn the seventh-place position. Dominican University, who won the NACC Tournament and shared its regular season title last season, is ranked first with 154 points and 10 first-place votes.
Illinois Tech opens the schedule at Loras College with two matches on January 19. Tech's conference schedule begins at Milwaukee School of Engineering on February 8 before the team's home schedule commencing on February 15 against Marian University. Live audio, video and stats will be available for all men's volleyball home matches, with the live audio powered by Illinois Media School.
The NACC is entering its second season of men's volleyball sponsorship. To view the poll in its entirety, click on the link to the full NACC press release on the top of this page.