POUGHKEEPSIE – The Vassar College men’s volleyball team maintained its #10 national ranking in last week’s American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III poll.
The Brewers, 17-8 on the year, welcomed a strong field to the Athletics and Fitness Center last Friday and Saturday for the Vassar Invitational. Top-ranked Nazareth (28-0), sixth-ranked New Paltz (20-5), Lancaster Bible (12-11), Johnson & Wales (9-13) and NYU-Poly (6-16) all competed.
Senior middle hitter Matt Elgin leads the Brewers with 212 kills on the season, closely followed by freshman right side Reno Kriz with 204. Junior outside hitter Joe Pyne also averages over two and a half kills per set to go along with a team-high 15 service aces. Senior libero/defensive specialist Christian La Du leads Vassar with 186 assists.
The Brewers will close out their home schedule with a Senior Night match-up against Sage at 7 p.m. on April 3rd.