Recap: College men’s volleyball weekly polls, award recipients

Check out all the national rankings and individuals who earned national and conference player of the week honors in college men’s volleyball this week.

National Awards

Sports Imprts/AVCA National Player of the Week: Matt Walsh, Ball State
Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Freshman of the Week: Tomas Gago, Fort Wayne

Big West

Big West Player of the Week: Corey Chavers, UC Santa Barbara
Big West Defensive Player of the Week: Scott Stadick, UC Irvine
Big West Freshman of the Week: Joel Schneidmiller, UC Irvine

ConfCarolinas

ConfCarolinas Player of the Week: Kiel Bell, King

EIVA

EIVA Offensive Player of the Week: Hayden Wagner, George Mason
EIVA Defensive Player of the Week: Johnny Gomez, George Mason

MIVA

MIVA Offensive Player of the Week: Matt Walsh, Ball State
MIVA Defensive Player of the Week: Tomas Gago, Fort Wayne

MPSF

MPSF Offensive Player of the Week: Chandler Gibb, Concordia-Irvine
MPSF Defensive Player of the Week: Daenan Gyimah, UCLA

VolleyMetrics Rally of the Week

AVCA National Coaches Poll (Week 3)

1. Long Beach State — 373 (23) points
2. UCLA — 348 (1) points
T-3. Hawai’i — 302 (1) points
T-3. Ohio State — 302 (1) points
5. BYU — 286 points
6. UC Irvine — 265 points
7. Loyola — 216 points
8. Penn State — 177 points
9. CSUN — 165 points
10. Lewis — 156 points
11. Grand Canyon — 122 points
12. Pepperdine — 108 points
13. USC — 65 points
14. Ball State — 40 points
15. UC Santa Barbara — 37 points
Others receiving votes: St. Francis 16; UC San Diego 11; Fort Wayne 8; Concordia-Irvine 3

Off the Block/Springbak National Media Poll (Week 3)

1. Long Beach State — 89 (8) points
2. UCLA — 82 (1) points
3. BYU — 64 points
4. Hawai’i — 60 points
T-5. Ohio State — 55 points
T-5. UC Irvine — 55 points
7. Loyola — 32 points
8. Penn State — 23 points
9. CSUN — 18 points
10. Lewis — 7 points
Others receiving votes: Grand Canyon 5; Fort Wayne 3; UC Santa Barbara 2

Off the Block/Springbak Division II National Coaches Poll (Week 3)

1. Lewis — 50 (10) points
2. UC San Diego — 35 points
3. Concordia-Irvine — 20 points
4. McKendree — 17 points
5. Lindenwood — 11 points
Others receiving votes: Barton 3; Charleston 1