Leaderboard: National stat leaders in college men’s volleyball

One month through the regular season and several players and teams have already established themselves among the nation’s best in the top offensive and defensive statistical categories. Check out the individual and team national statistical leaders in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball for this week.

[Editor’s note: Stats are compiled by the NCAA and through Feb. 6]

Kills per game average

Player Avg.
1. Tanner Syftestad, UC San Diego 5.09
2. Arvis Greene, CSUN 4.44
3. Karl Apfelbach, UC Irvine 3.98
4. Jake Hanes, Ohio State 3.87
T-5. Pelegrin Vargas, Fort Wayne 3.77
T-5. Jack Wyett, USC 3.77
7. Gabi Garcia Fernandez, BYU 3.74
8. Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State 3.71
T-9. Raymond Barsemian, Concordia 3.70
T-9. Ryan Coenen, Lewis 3.70

Attack percentage

Player Avg.
1. Tyler Mitchem, Lewis .512
2. Paul Narup, Loyola .495
3. Daenan Gyimah, UCLA .484
4. Jeff Jendryk, Loyola .468
5. Brendan Schmidt, McKendree .459
6. Hunter Howell, Concordia .457
7. Connor Hipelius, Lindenwood .423
T-8. Kyle Ensing, Long Beach State .417
T-8. Joel Schneidmiller, UC Irvine .417
10. Don Thompson, Emmanuel .402

Aces per game average

Player Avg.
1. Alex Harthaller, Pepperdine 0.63
2. Arvis Green, CSUN 0.60
3. Jalen Penrose, Penn State 0.59
4. Alvaro Gimeno, NJIT 0.59
T-5. Dimitar Kalchev, CSUN 0.58
T-5. Manuel Melenciano, Emmanuel 0.58
T-7. Robert Poole, Mount Olive 0.57
T-7. Brett Rosenmeier, Hawai’i 0.57
9. Stephen Braswell, St. Francis 0.56
10. Daniel Hermida, Erskine 0.52

Assists per game average

Player Avg.
1. Micah Ma’a, UCLA 10.67
2. Robert Mullahey, Pepperdine 10.62
3. Joe Worsley, Hawai’i 10.54
4. Sanil Thomas, Ohio State 10.52
5. Dante Chakravorti, UC Irvine 10.40
6. Michael Keegan, Fort Wayne 10.28
7. Josh Tuaniga, Long Beach State 10.20
8. Adam Brewster, Lindenwood 10.19
9. Garrett Zolg, Loyola 10.10
10. Chandler Gibb, Concordia-Irvine 10.04

Blocks per game average

Player Avg.
1. Aleksander Perisic, Queens 1.54
2. Scott Stadick, UC Irvine 1.40
3. Tomas Gago, Fort Wayne 1.33
4. Connor Hipelius, Lindenwood 1.29
5. TJ Murray, Lewis 1.25
T-6. Jack Reese, George Mason 1.19
T-6. Adriel Roberts, Charleston 1.19
8. Hunter Howell, Concordia-Irvine 1.17
9. Tyler Mitchem, Lewis 1.15
10. Matt Walsh, Ball State 1.13

Digs per game average

Player Avg.
1. Conner Nagaki, Queens 3.04
2. Robert Valentine, Belmont Abbey 3.00
3. Joshua Ayzenberg, Sacred Heart 2.87
4. Florian Ruhm, Limestone 2.83
5. Gary Baker, Coker 2.75
6. Ryan Vorderer, Lindenwood 2.74
7. Johnny Gomez, George Mason 2.58
8. Weston Barnes, Pepperdine 2.57
9. Chase Howard, Harvard 2.44
10. Michael Keegan, Fort Wayne 2.41

Team attack percentage

Player Avg.
1. Long Beach State .415
2. Hawai’i .362
3. UCLA .351
4. UC Irvine .345
5. Lewis .332

Team aces per game average

Player Avg.
1. CSUN 2.03
2. Long Beach State 1.94
3. UCLA 1.93
4. Hawai’i 1.87
5. Pepperdine 1.86

Team blocks per game average

Player Avg.
1. Concordia-Irvine 2.74
2. Lewis 2.73
3. Charleston 2.63
4. Ball State 2.59
5. Lindenwood 2.58

Team digs per game average

Player Avg.
1. Charleston 11.56
2. Queens 10.14
3. Harvard 10.00
4. Quincy 9.74
5. Fort Wayne 9.53

Team opponent attack percentage

Player Avg.
1. Lindenwood .143
2. Long Beach State .145
3. Quincy .167
T-4. Hawai’i .173
T-4. King .173