Purdue Fort Wayne's Pelegrin Vargas, a junior from San Juan, Puerto Rico, was selected as a member of the Preseason All-MIVA team.
As a sophomore, Vargas earned a place on the First Team All-MIVA and was an AVCA All-America Honorable Mention. In the MIVA, he finished the 2018 season third in kills per set with 3.75, which led Purdue Fort Wayne. Vargas led the Mastodons to a No. 15 final ranking in the AVCA Poll with an 18-11 record.
Purdue Fort Wayne was selected fifth in the MIVA Preseason Coaches Poll. In the AVCA Top-15 Coaches Poll, the Mastodons were picked in a tie for 14th.
Vargas and the No. 14 Mastodons will start the season with a match against NJIT on Jan. 4 on Arnie Ball Court.