NACC Announces Men's Volleyball Season Awards

Luke Spicer, 2018 NACC Men's Volleyball Player of the Year
Luke Spicer, 2018 NACC Men's Volleyball Player of the Year

The Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference men's volleyball awards have been announced for the inaugural 2018 season. All awards are voted on by the league's head coaches.

Dominican University's Luke Spicer was named Player of the Year, while MSOE's Danny Martens was tabbed as Defensive Player of the Year.

Dominican's Jack McGuire was selected as the Freshman of the Year and Benedictine University's Dan Buehring was voted Coach of the Year by his peers following the Eagles' (20-5, 10-2 NACC) share of the NACC regular-season title.

The complete awards listing appears below.


2018 NACC Men's Volleyball Awards

Player of the Year: Luke Spicer, Dominican

Defensive Player of the Year: Danny Martens, MSOE

Freshman of the Year: Jack McGuire, Dominican

Coach of the Year: Dan Buehring, Benedictine


First Team All-Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference
Ethan Klosak Dominican So. OH Frankfort, Ill.
Danny Martens MSOE So. L Northbrook, Ill.
Jack McGuire Dominican Fr. S Naperville, Ill.
Elijah Medlock Benedictine So. RS LaGrange Park, Ill.
Neil Naughton MSOE Sr. MB Orland Park, Ill.
Markus Riemer Benedictine Sr. S Kenosha, Wis.
Adriel Rivas Benedictine Jr. OH Berwyn, Ill.
Jon Smallpage Marian Jr. OH Whitefish Bay, Wis.
Luke Spicer Dominican Sr. RS St. Charles, Ill.
Nick Timreck Dominican Sr. MH Bolingbrook, Ill.
Kyle VanStedum Benedictine Jr. MH Orland Park, Ill.
Aaron Wendels Marian Sr. OH Fond du Lac, Wis.
Second Team All-Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference
David DeMarco Dominican Sr. L Downers Grove, Ill.
Cullen Liberski Marian Jr. L Germantown, Wis.
Zach Loeding Benedictine Sr. MH Oak Forest, Ill.
Nick Malak Benedictine So. OH Wales, Wis.
Andrew Miller MSOE Sr. S Aurora, Ill.
Desmond Williams Lakeland Jr. MB Riverside, Calif.
Honorable Mention: Tim Breiter, Aurora (Fr., OH); Jake Sidner, Dominican (So., RS); Sam Stealey, MSOE (Sr., OH); Justin Yost, Aurora (Fr., S).