Lancaster Bible's Nate Miller Named Off the Block/Molten Division III National Opposite of the Year

Lancaster Bible's Nate Miller Named Off the Block/Molten Division III National Opposite of the Year

Courtesy of Zach Freeman, Lancaster Bible Assistant Athletic Director/Director of Athletic Communications

LANCASTER, Pa. - Lancaster Bible College men's volleyball junior Nate Miller earned yet another honor for his tremendous 2019 season, as he was named Off the Block / Molten Division III National Opposite of the Year. According to the Off the Block website, the Division III National Opposite of the Year is an annual award presented by Off the Block that recognizes the top opposite (right-side) in NCAA Division III men's volleyball during the season.
 
Miller received 28 votes, edging out Stevens opposite David Lehman. The voting committee for the national award is comprised of 20 or so NCAA Division III men's volleyball coaches from around the country. Juniata's Quinn Peterson was also a finalist for the award.
 
Miller finished second in NCAA Division III with 4.74 kills per set, and his 5.51 points per set were also second-best in the country. Miller posted 422 kills this season and a hitting percentage of .296. He led the team in aces as well with 45, and also had 167 digs and 39 blocks. Miller had 23 matches of double-digit kills, including five matches with 20 or more kills.

In addition to this award from OTB / Molten, Miller was named an AVCA Division III First-team All-American for the second straight year, and was also the North Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Year for the second straight season.
 
Lancaster Bible finished 26-5 and 10-0 in NEAC play during the regular season, as the 26 wins broke the program-record of 25.
 
The full article on Miller's honor can be found on the Off the Block website.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has 12 NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, College of Saint Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, Morrisville State, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and Wells College. Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (W Lacrosse), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse), Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf), and Wilson College (M Volleyball). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sport of men’s tennis and with the Colonial State Athletic Conference in the sport of Field Hockey. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.