CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following another successful campaign, the MIT men's volleyball team collected 19 honors from the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA). The award tally equals a program-best total which was first established in 2007.
For the second year in a row and third time in his career, head coach Paul Dill was voted the New England Division Coach of the Year. He helped guide the Engineers to their seventh straight 20-win season, the program's second New England Division Championship, and an unblemished record at home.
Tim Lee was named the New England Division Player of the Year in addition to earning spots on the New England All-Division First Team, NECVA All-Conference Second Team, and NECVA Championship All-Tournament Team. Ken Siebert collected New England Division Rookie of the Year plaudits to go along with All-Division First Team accolades.
Matt Hohenberger, the reigning NECVA and New England Division Rookie of the Year, was selected to the New England All-Division First Team and NECVA All-Conference Second Team for the second consecutive season while David Thomas was tabbed for New England All-Division First Team, NECVA All-Conference First Team, and NECVA Championship All-Tournament Team honors. Patrick Vatterott rounded out the squad with a slot on the New England All-Division Second Team.
The Cardinal and Gray received the NECVA Academic Team Award for the sixth time while Benson George, Hohenberger, Thomas, Vatterott, and Garrett Winther received individual All-Academic Team accolades.