Three Buckeyes Named to Preseason All-MIVA Team
Dec. 14, 2017

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University men’s volleyball team was voted as the 2018 preseason favorites in the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) Preseason Coaches Poll. Three Buckeyes were named to the Preseason All-MIVA Team, including Nicolas Szerszen as the ’18 Preseason Player of the Year. Maxime Hervoir and Blake Leeson also made the squad.


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Ohio State takes the court for the first time on January 6, playing host to the Crusaders of North Greenville University. The following weekend (Jan. 12-13) is a big one at St. John Arena, pitting the Buckeyes versus No. 8 Stanford and No. 3 BYU on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

2018 PRESEASON MIVA POLL
1 – Ohio State (6 first-place votes) | 61 points
2 – Lewis | 54
3 – Ball State (2) | 50
4 – Loyola | 43
5 – McKendree | 30
6 – Lindenwood | 22
7 – Fort Wayne | 20
8 – Quincy | 8

2018 PRESEASON ALL-MIVA TEAM
Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio St. – Sr. – OH (Preseason Player of the Year)
Maxime Hervoir, Ohio St. – Sr. – OH
Blake Leeson, Ohio St. – R-Jr. – MB
Jeff Jendryk, Loyola – Sr. – MB
Collin Mahan, Loyola – Jr. – OH
Matt Walsh, Ball St. – Sr. – MB
Matt Szews, Ball St. – So. – OH
Ryan Coenen, Lewis – R-So. – OH
Matt Yoshimoto, Lewis – Jr. – S
Mitch Perinar, Lewis – R-Jr. – OH
Michael Simmons, Lewis – R-Jr. – L
Brendan Schmidt, McKendree – R-Sr. – MB