LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Stevenson men's volleyball team is ranked at No. 11 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III Preseason Poll announced on Thursday. The Mustangs finished the 2018 season ranked at No. 13.
The Mustangs received their first-ever national ranking on February 12, 2013 when the team appeared at No. 13. Since then, Stevenson has been ranked in 43 weeks, climbing as high as No. 4 in 2016 after advancing to the NCAA Final Four. The team has been ranked in five preseason polls.
Last season, the Mustangs advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals, falling to third-ranked Stevens. The team won 10 of its final 11 games, including winning the inaugural Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) title.
Stevenson opens the 2019 season on Wednesday, January 16 when the team travels to Charleston (W.V.) for a non-conference contest beginning at 6:00 p.m.