Martens Chosen For Off The Block Preseason All-American Team

Martens Chosen For Off The Block Preseason All-American Team

MILWAUKEE - Junior Danny Martens of the MSOE men's volleyball team was chosen for the Division III Preseason All-American Team by Off the Block (offtheblockblog.com), the online publication announced last week.

Martens was the lone libero on the team after being named to the AVCA All-America First Team last season as a sophomore.

Martens was named the NACC Defensive Player of the Year last season and was a member of the All-NACC First Team. He played in 25 matches last season and set a school record with 312 digs. He reached double-figures in digs 19 times with a pair of 20-dig outings. He was second in the nation and led the NACC with 3.35 digs per set. In 14 matches against Division I and ranked Division III programs, he averaged 3.42 digs.

The Raiders kick off the 2019 season Jan. 18 at the Jim Coleman Invitational hosted by Wittenberg.