Of the 11 men’s volleyball players eligible after being selected Academic All-District, nine received Academic All-America honors this week. One beach volleyball player also was honored.
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced its 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-District At-Large teams last week and 11 men’s volleyball players were among those honored.
The NCAA champion was crowned on Saturday as Long Beach State edged past UCLA in five sets. With play ended,…
Lincoln Memorial edged past BYU for the top spot in team blocking with 2.84 stuffs per set, while King, which won the Conference Carolinas title and will be making its NCAA debut on Thursday, dropped its nation’s best opponent hitting percentage mark even lower from .158 to .146. Meanwhile UCLA’s Daenan Gyimah secured his hold on the title of the nation’s most efficient player.
Both #17 King and (RV) Barton won in four sets in their respective Conference Carolinas semifinals match. They meet each other in Bristol, Tennessee on Saturday to decide the automatic bid to the NCAA I-II tournament.
Barton’s Angelos Mandilaris, Belmont Abbey College’s Rob Valentine and Limestone’s Francisco Salinger Cenzual were named Conference Carolinas’ Offensive Player, Defensive Player and Freshman of the Year respectively, while King’s Ryan Booher was tabbed as Coach of the Year.
Long Beach State junior outside hitter Kyle Ensing tallied his 1,000th career kill in the 49ers Saturday road match with No. 4 Hawaii, making him just the eighth active Division I player to reach the milestone.
As conference tournaments begin and Big West and EIVA play rolled on, there were some shakeups atop the national statistical rankings. Cal State Northridge’s Arvis Greene grabbed the lead in points per set, while Ball State and Pepperdine took the No. 1 spots in digs and aces per set.
An amazing 40-kill output in a five-set loss to Cal State Northridge gave the Matadors’ Arvis Greene the national lead in kills per set, ending UC San Diego’s Tanner Syftestad’s nearly season long reign atop the category.
Charleston (WV) out of the EIVA is the new national leader in digs per, set bumping Queens (NC) out of the top spot with a 10.39 saves per set average. The rest of team and individual leaders remained the same from Week 12.