The Cardinals will return twelve members from last year's team.
The Cardinals lost a "heartbreaking" near-comeback against the Buckeyes.
The Cardinals look to advance to their first MIVA championship since 2009.
With their 3-1 win over No. 12 Loyola on Saturday, the Cardinals have advanced to their first MIVA semifinal match since 2014.
"We're a confident bunch and we're starting to get our swagger back."
The Cardinals look to defeat the Ramblers for second time this season in first round of MIVA tournament
Connor Gross, Nick Lavanchy, Brendan Surane, Matt Szews and Matt Walsh all were recipients of MIVA awards.
Both McManana and Shondell helped grow the men's volleyball program at Ball State.
After Ball State men's volleyball's loss to No. 7 Lewis Thursday night, senior outside attacker Edgardo Cartagena thought that his next match against No. 10 Loyola-Chicago on Saturday could be the last time that he and the other seniors would step foot on to the court at Worthen Arena.
Cardinals clinch a home playoff match with 3-0 win over Ramblers