Men’s volleyball moves up to No. 3 after 7 straight wins


From left to right freshman Arthur Decker, sophomore Luciano Bucci, senior Andrea Maggio, sophomore Felipe Guirau , sophomore Felipe Chagas prepare to set back up for another play.

The Pirate’s men’s volleyball team has moved up to No. 3 in the NAIA Men’s Volleyball Coaches’ Top 10 Poll. They were previously ranked fifth.

On Feb. 5 the Pirates earned their second win against Graceland University this season, bringing their undefeated streak to seven matches. The Pirates have been dominating. The team has not allowed a single set win to an opposing team since the second match of the season against Benedictine University on Jan. 25.


Felipe Chagas and Caio Alves jump with their arms reached upwards to try to block the volleyball that is being spiked towards them by a Graceland University player.
Sophomore Felipe Chagas and Freshman Caio Alves attempting to block a spike from Graceland university player.

Their next match will be against Missouri Baptist University at 6 p.m. on Feb. 13.