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.
Jake Hanes of Ohio State starts off the list of the 2018 VolleyMob Men’s All-Freshman Team.
3-seed UCLA knocked off 2-seed and MPSF champion BYU in a hard-fought four sets to advance to the National Championship Saturday night at Pauley Pavilion.
BYU has been knocking on the door the last two years, falling in the National Championship match to Ohio State. The Cougars are seeking their first national title since 2004 and received the No. 2 overall seed and a bye to the semifinals after winning the MPSF regular season and tournament titles. But, Coach Shawn Olmstead said the team wants more.
The AVCA announced its Division I-II Men’s All-America Teams on Monday with 10 players each earning first and second team honors and 27 garnering honorable mention accolades. Loyola senior Jeff Jendryk wrapped up his fourth honor, while BYU rookie Gabi Garcia Fernandez was tabbed as Newcomer of the Year.
Brigham Young University Head Coach Shawn Olmstead was named MPSF Coach of the Year after guiding the 2018 Cougars to their seventh MPSF Championship, and second in the last three years.
BYU is off to its third straight NCAA Tournament after sewing up the MPSF Tournament title with a four-set win over UCLA on Saturday.