Benedictine's Malak Named NACC Men's Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Week

Benedictine's Nick Malak has been named NACC Men's Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Week for week of April 1-7, 2019.
Benedictine's Nick Malak has been named NACC Men's Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Week for week of April 1-7, 2019.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Benedictine University junior Nick Malak (Wales, Wis.) has been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Men's Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of April 1-7, 2019, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Malak, an outside hitter, provided a brilliant performance against No. 12 MSOE Saturday to help eighth-ranked Benedictine lock up a second straight NACC regular-season title. Had a career-high 23 kills against just five errors on 44 total attacks for a .409 attack percentage in the four-set win over the Raiders while also posting six digs and four block assists. 

Earlier in the week, Malak had dropped 11 kills, nine digs and four more block assists in a four-set win over Aurora.

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NACC Men's Volleyball Student-Athletes of the Week

Jan. 22  Quin Krisik, MSOE  
Jan. 29  Nick Capers, Concordia Chicago
Feb. 5  Bregin DeMarco, Dominican
Feb. 12  James Althoff, Concordia Wisconsin
Feb. 19  Adam Eboli, Dominican
Feb. 26  Justin Yost, Aurora
March 5  Quin Krisik, MSOE
March 12  Austyn Bella, MSOE
March 19  Michael Ganczar, Illinois Tech
March 26  Jake Sidner, Dominican
April 2  Ethan Klosak, Dominican
April 9  Nick Malak, Benedictine
April 16  

Last Week's Results

Date Away Home Notes Status Links
Thu., Apr. 04 Aurora * 1 Benedictine 3 Final
Fri., Apr. 05 MSOE * 3 Concordia Chicago 0 Final
  Dominican * 3 Marian 0 Final
  Illinois Tech * 0 Concordia Wisconsin 3 Final
Sat., Apr. 06 Illinois Tech * 0 Lakeland 3 Final
  MSOE * 1 Benedictine 3 Final
  Aurora * 3 Concordia Wisconsin 0 Final
  Dominican * 3 Concordia Chicago 0 Final
* Conference


NACC Men's Volleyball Tournament

Date Away Home Notes Status Links
Tue., Apr. 09 No. 5 Lakeland   No. 4 Marian (Wis.)   7:00 p.m.
  No. 6 Concordia Wisconsin 0 No. 3 Aurora 3 7:00 p.m.
Fri., Apr. 12 No. 5 Lakeland   No. 1 MSOE   7:30 p.m.
  No. 3 Aurora 0 No. 2 Dominican 3 @ Milwaukee, Wis. (MSOE) 5:00 p.m.
Sat., Apr. 13 No. 2 Dominican   Semifinal #2 winner   @ Milwaukee, Wis. (MSOE) 5:00 p.m.


2019 NACC Men's Volleyball Standings

    Conference Overall
MP W-L PCT SW SL MP W-L PCT SW SL L10 STRK
^ Benedictine* 16 14-2 0.875 46 13 25 22-3 0.880 72 22 9-1 Won 4
1 MSOE # 16 13-3 0.813 44 20 29 21-8 0.724 73 43 8-2 Lost 1
2 Dominican 16 13-3 0.813 42 17 30 19-11 0.633 68 41 7-3 Lost 1
3 Aurora 16 9-7 0.563 36 25 27 13-14 0.481 50 48 5-5 Lost 1
4 Marian 16 8-8 0.500 29 27 25 10-15 0.400 38 51 4-6 Lost 5
5 Lakeland 16 7-9 0.438 27 29 27 14-13 0.519 50 45 7-3 Lost 1
6 Concordia Wisconsin 16 5-11 0.313 16 38 24 9-15 0.375 30 51 2-8 Lost 2
Illinois Tech 16 3-13 0.188 14 41 25 6-19 0.240 24 60 4-6 Lost 4
Concordia Chicago 16 0-16 0.000 4 48 26 4-22 0.154 20 70 0-10 Lost 22

*-NACC Champion
#-Tournament Champion & Automatic Qualifier to NCAA Championship
x-Clinched Tournament Berth (or number indicates seed)
^-Not eligible for NACC Tournament (Transition to NCAA Division II)

Glossary
MP: Matches Played
W-L: Win-Loss Record
PCT: Winning Percentage
SW: Sets Won
SL: Sets Loss
L10: Last 10 matches
STRK: Current Streak

Standings are updated with the completion of each match.