Patchogue, NY| On January 24, the St. Joseph's College (L.I.) men's volleyball team will take the court for the first time when it plays hosts to Medgar Evers College inside the Danzi Center at 7:00 PM.
SJC's first-year program will be led by head coach Bill Kropp who has enlisted eight local freshmen including middle blocker Kyle Biggers and outside hitter Will Flohr. Junior setter Tyler Jones of Farmingville, NY will also be leaned on during the team's inaugural season.
On Tuesday morning the Skyline Conference released the results of its Preseason Coaches Poll which saw the Golden Eagles finish seventh out of 10 teams set to compete during the 2017 season.
2017 Skyline Conference Men's Volleyball Preseason Coaches Poll
1. Kean (9 first-place votes), 81
2. Ramapo, 70
3. Sage (1), 60
4. NJCU, 55
5. Mount Saint Vincent, 51
6. Purchase, 38
7. St. Joseph's-Long Island, 36
8t. St. Joseph's-Brooklyn and Yeshiva, 24
10. Sarah Lawrence, 11