Check out all the matches today involving NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams and how to follow them live.
No. 9/9 CSUN (5-1, 0-0 Big West) vs. No. 10 Lewis (3-3, 0-0 MIVA)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Romeoville, Illinois
Follow live:Live stats, Online video, In-match tweets
What to know: Three weeks into the season and No. 10/10 Lewis already has a near must-win match to remain in contention for a possible at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Lewis following three losses in the opening two weeks of the season to top-10 nationally ranked teams will play host to No. 9/9 CSUN. No team with more than six regular season losses has made the NCAA Tournament as an at-large bid since the field expanded to include two at-large teams in 2014. The Flyers following this match will have seven more matches throughout the regular season against teams currently ranked in the top 10. Lewis since its 0-3 start to the season is on a three-match winning streak, including a sweep against St. Francis last weekend. Freshman middle attacker Tyler Mitchem in that victory led Lewis with both 11 kills on a .769 attack percentage and four blocks. Preseason All-MIVA setter Matt Yoshimoto also guided the Lewis offense to a .467 attack percentage. This was the second consecutive match that Lewis hit more than .450 after failing to have more than a .225 attack percentage in its first three matches. CSUN enters this road non-conference match after suffering an upset loss to Concordia-Irvine last week that ended the team’s five-match winning streak. Preseason All-American opposite Arvis Greene also is expected to return to the Matadors’ starting lineup after missing the last three matches with an injury. Greene in the first three matches of the season led the team with a 3.90 kills per game average. In addition, Greene and outside attacker Dimitar Kalchev each already have at least 10 aces so far this season. Kalchev with 120 career aces is one more ace away from moving into a tie for third place in CSUN program history. This will be the first of two road matches that CSUN will play against MIVA teams this week. It also is the first time that the Flyers and Matadors have played each other since 2008.