Jeff Menzel Transfers To Espadon Szczecin For 2017-18 Season

  0 Carly DeMarque | June 21st, 2017 | Men's Transfers, News, Polish League, Pro Indoor

Espadon Szczecin is bringing in American Jeffrey Menzel for the 2017-18 season.

Menzel last played in Europe in the 2013-14 season when he was with Noliko Maaseik, now the 6’6 outside hitter will try his luck in the Polish PlusLiga. According to WorldofVolley, Menzel cracked the top-ten in highest volleyball spike touches for men, with a 3.65m touch height.

See Menzel’s Instagram announcement below:

Happy to announce I will be playing for Espadon in the Polish Plus Liga! Excited to be back in Europe playing against the best in the world.

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Menzel’s Playing History

  • 2008-11 UC Santa Barbara
  • 2011-12 Almeria
  • 2012-13 NMV Castellana
  • 2013-14 Noliko Maaseik
  • 2014-17 Dubai

With UC Santa Barbara Menzel was named to the First Team AVCA All-American and All-MPSF Teams in his senior season. Menzel helped UC Santa Barbara to the finals match against Ohio State, where they ended up losing. Offensively, he led the Gauchos with 453 kills, 4.23 kills per set, 29 aces and 509 total points.

Last season, Espadon finished 12th in the PlusLiga, after falling to MKS Bedzin in four sets.

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Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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