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No. 6/5 Lewis (6-2, 0-0 MIVA) vs. No. 10/9 Ball State (6-1, 0-0 MIVA)
Match vitals: 7 p.m. in Romeoville, Illinois
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What to know: This is a matchup of contrasting offensive attacks – Lewis is running a 6-2 offense middle attacker Tyler Mitchem leads the team with 86 kills. Ball State’s offense is more traditional, with pinhitters holding the top three spots in terms of kills of per game. Mitchem also leads the nation with a .500 attack percentage, and is No. 3 nationally with 1.423 blocks per game. Lewis has wins over top-ten teams in their last two matches, while Ball State has three wins over ranked teams in their last four matches. Clearly, Donan Cruz’s squad will look to their offense to lead the way as they lead the nation with 14.27 kills per game and a .389 attack percentage. The Cardinals are led by outside attacker Kaleb Jenness whose 4.70 kills per game is good for No. 2 nationally, and setter Quinn Isaacson whose 12.25 assists per game is tops nationally. Lewis will look to counter with their strong block – the Flyers’ 2.964 blocks per game is good for No. 2 nationally,