After two road losses, No. 14 Ball State Men’s Volleyball (2-3, 0-0 MIVA) returns home to host No. 12 UC Santa Barbara (3-2, 0-0 Big West) and No. 10 Cal State Northridge (4-1, 0-0 Big West) this Friday and Saturday as part of the Don Shondell Active Ankle Challenge.
No. 14 Ball State Men’s Volleyball (2-3, 0-0 MIVA) held multiple leads of two or more points early in each set against No. 5 Brigham Young (2-0, 0-0 MPSF) Saturday, but balanced offense from the Cougars would push them to victory as the Cardinals would drop the match. 3-0.
In its second out of three matches against ranked opponents, No. 14 Ball State Men’s Volleyball (2-2, 0-0 MIVA) lost its first road match this season, 3-0, to No. 11 Stanford (3-0, 0-0 MPSF).
After participating in four preseason tournaments this fall, Ball State Men’s Volleyball (2-1, 0-0 MIVA) is eager for success this regular season, utilizing the current depth on the roster alongside four newcomers.
After three home matches, No. 14 Ball State Men’s Volleyball (2-1, 0-0 MIVA) will head on the road to face No. 11 Stanford (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12) and No. 5 Brigham Young (0-0, 0-0 MPSF) on January 10 and 12.