Fort Wayne’s Tony Price has been named this week’s AVCA Men’s DI-II Player of the Week after helping his team to a 2-1 week.
Fort Wayne played in three matches this week, winning against #3 UC Irvine in five, losing to #14 UC Santa Barbara and sweeping Concordia Irvine as an unranked team. In 11 sets played, Price posted 3.09 kills per set on a .364 hitting percentage. Additionally, he recorded 1.73 digs per set and 0.63 blocks per set.
Against UC Irvine, Price posted 13 kills on a .367 hitting clip along with 9 digs, 3 blocks and 2 aces – the win was the program’s first over a top-5 team since 2007. In the team’s win over Concordia Irvine, he recorded 15 kills without committing an error.
This is the 11th time that a Fort Wayne player has picked up the AVCA Player of the Week with the last coming on January 27, 2015.
2018 AVCA MEN’S DI-II PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
|March 13||Tony Price||Fort Wayne||OH||RS-Jr.|
|March 6||Felipe de Brito Ferreira||BYU||MB||Fr.|
|February 27||David Wieczorek||Pepperdine||OH||RS-Jr.|
|February 20||TJ DeFalco||Long Beach St.||OH||Jr.|
|February 13||Micah Ma’a||UCLA||S||Jr.|
|February 6||Ryan Coenen||Lewis||OH||RS-So.|
|January 30||Joel Schneidmiller||UC Irvine||OH||Fr.|
|January 23||Matt Walsh||Ball State||MB||Sr.|
|January 16||Gabi Garcia Fernandez||BYU||RS||Fr.|
|January 9||Tanner Syftestad||UC San Diego||RS||Sr.|