Negron was named the 2018 EIVA Player of the Year after leading George Mason Patriots men’s volleyball team to wins in their first 11 conference games, and ultimately finishing the season with a 13-1 record in that category
Long Beach State leads the list as they try to defend their title with plenty of competition just in their league coming.
Check out the full list of award winners this week from the 2018 VolleyMob Men’s All-Americans to the All-Freshman Team.
After ranking second in country in points per set, UCSD’s Tanner Syftestad headlines the list of the VolleyMob Men’s Third-Team All-Americans.
Brian Negron, a 6-7 setter at George Mason, has signed a contract with the Guaynabo Mets, a Puerto Rican professional team, that will see him play for the squad from May until August back on his home island.
It will be the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds facing off for the EIVA title and an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament on Saturday after Harvard and Princeton both pulled off upsets in Thursday’s semifinals to set up an all-Ivy League and underdog final.
Five players from Harvard and Saint Francis and EIVA Player of the Year Brian Negron were named to the 19-man All-Academic Team on Wednesday.
Negron (left) was named Player of the Year, while his coach Jay Hosack (right) earned Coach of the Year for the 2nd time in 3 seasons.
After securing the EIVA title and the league tournament’s No. 1 seed on Friday, No. 16 George Mason wrapped up the regular season and a weekend sweep of Harvard with a four-set victory Saturday afternoon.