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Bontrager Named Preseason All-MAC; Volleyball Preseason Poll Released

CLEVELAND – The Mid-American Conference announced its volleyball preseason coaches' poll and all-conference teams on Thursday with Western Michigan volleyball senior outside hitter Rachel Bontrager earning preseason all-conference honors.

In the MAC Volleyball preseason coaches' poll the Broncos were picked to finish third in the MAC West, behind Ball State and Central Michigan. Miami was picked to win the MAC East followed by Bowling Green and Ohio. Bowling Green is predicted to win the MAC Tournament with five votes.

Bontrager earns preseason All-MAC honors after a stellar junior campaign in which she led the MAC with 414 kills, averaging 3.