Standout statistics in a pair of Top 15 victories have earned Stanford’s Jaylen Jasper this week’s VolleyMob Player of the Week honors. The freshman opposite averaged 5.11 kills, 1.78 digs and 0.89 aces per set, while hitting at a .365 clip. The Annapolis, Maryland, native notched a career-high 27 kills, nine digs and four aces, while hitting .409 in a five-set win over No. 13 Grand Canyon on Thursday. The rookie then posted 19 kills, seven digs and four aces in a four-set win over No. 14 Concordia Irvine on Saturday. Jasper also was honored for MPSF Offensive Player of the Week honors for his efforts.
TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State – Jr., OH
Averaged 4.56 kills, 1.67 digs and 1.11 blocks per set, while hitting .329 in a pair of wins over No. 4 UC Irvine; made good on 36 of 37 serve reception chances; posted 22 kills, seven digs, five blocks and five aces, while hitting .326 in a five-set win on Friday; tallied 19 kills, eight digs, five blocks and an ace, while hitting .333 in the rematch on Saturday; Big West Player of the Week
Gianluca Grasso, USC – Jr., OH
Averaged 3.88 kills per set, while hitting .431; posted 11 kills, four digs, two aces and a block, while hitting .417 in a three-set loss to No. 4 Pepperdine; tallied 20 kills, two blocks, two digs and two aces, while hitting .441 in a five-set win over No. 3 UCLA.
Maxime Hervoir, Ohio State – Sr., OH
Averaged 5.29 kills and 2.00 digs per set, while hitting .453 in a pair of victories; posted a 24-kills, 10-dig double-double, while also adding four blocks and hitting .463 in a four-set win over No. 6 Loyola; chipped in 13 kills, four digs and an ace, while hitting .435 in a sweep of No. 10 Lewis; made good on all 41 of his serve reception opportunities; MIVA Offensive Player of the Week
Pelegrin Vargas, Fort Wayne – So., OH
Averaged 5.00 kills and 1.43 digs per set, while hitting .585; tallied 10 kills, four digs and a block, while hitting .421 (10-2-19) in a sweep of Quincy; notched 25 kills, six digs and a block, while hitting .676 (25-2-34) in a four-set win over Lindenwood
Hayden Wagner, George Mason – So., Opp.
Averaged 4.40 kills and 1.30 digs per set, while hitting .337 in a pair of five set wins; downed a career-high 25 kills and added eight digs and an ace, while hitting .365 at NJIT; posted 19 kills and added five digs, while hitting .308 at Princeton