LBSU’s TJ DeFalco Claims Third AVCA DI-II Player Of The Week Honors

  0 Carly DeMarque | February 20th, 2018 | Big West, College - Men's Indoor, News

After a strong four-set victory over #2 ranked UCLA, #1 Long Beach State’s TJ DeFalco earns this week’s AVCA Division I-II Player of the Week honors.

The 49ers had just one match this week against the Bruins in a top-2 showdown, where DeFalco put down 4.25 kills per set on a .419 hitting clip to down their opponent. Additionally, DeFalco picked up 3.00 digs per set along with 1.00 blocks per set. The performance was good for DeFalco’s 11th career double-double with 17 kills and 12 digs along with 5 blocks.

LBSU has remained unbeaten this season with a 13-0 record and is set for a rematch over UCLA on Wednesday on the road.

DeFalco is the 29th player in Long Beach State history to earn the Player of the Week honor. This is DeFalco’s third overall AVCA Player of the Week accolade, with his first coming on January 19, 2016, and his most recent on March 28, 2017.


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.

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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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