Winners of the Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC) and recipients of the conference’s automatic bid, the Stevenson men’s volleyball team became the 10th program at the University to advance to the NCAA Tournament. The Mustangs also became the second program to advance to the National Semifinals.
The Mustangs, who advanced to their third consecutive CVC Championship match, finished the season ranked at No. 4 in the AVCA Division III Men’s Volleyball, the highest-ever for the team. Senior Rob Wingert and junior Nate Ellis became the program’s first-ever All-Americans, with Wingert being named to the Second Team. Wingert was also named the CVC Player of the Year while freshman Landon Shorts was named the Rookie of the Year and head coach Steve Grossnickle, Coach of the Year.
As a team, Stevenson ranked in the top 10 in Division III in four categories, including fifth in blocks per game. The Mustangs ranked sixth in assists and kills per game as well as hitting percentage.