VolleyMob Player of the Week Tanner Syftestad maintained his hold on the top spot nationally in kills (5.15) and points per set (6.08), while Loyola’s Paul Narup leads the nation in hitting percentage (.583).
Senior opposite Tanner Syftestad had a solid all-around weekend, hitting, blocking and in the backcourt for UC San Diego, earning him VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
UCSB takes down Pepperdine in four and Long Beach remains undefeated.
No. 8 Cal State Northridge came into Friday night riding high at 5-0, but a sixth-straight win was not in the cards as the Matadors fell to Concordia-Irvine at home in four sets.
#2 UCLA knocked off #18 UCSD in RIMAC Arena Tuesday evening in a sweep. It was UCSD’s best start to a season since 1996.
UC San Diego’s Tanner Syftestad leads the nation in kills and points per set after two weeks of the 2018 season.
#2 UC Irvine sits right with #1 Long Beach State at the top, adding to an already exciting inaugural Big West season; Big West Update (Week 2)
The AVCA has announced their first Division I-II Player of the Week in UC San Diego’s Tanner Syftestad after leading the Triton to two victories in week one.
Junior opposite Karl Apfelbach paced No. 8 UC Irvine to wins over No. 5 Lewis and No. 12 Loyola, averaging 4.71 kills, 2.43 digs and 0.57 blocks per set, while hitting at a .371 clip.
In the first poll following match action, Long Beach State rises to the top spot amid shuffling throughout; VolleyMob Men’s Top 20 Power Rankings (Week 2)