Leaderboard: National stat leaders in college men’s volleyball

Almost a third of the way 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. 13]

Kills per game average

Player Avg.
1. Tanner Syftestad, UC San Diego 5.00
2. Arvis Greene, CSUN 4.54
3. Karl Apfelbach, UC Irvine 3.98
4. Jake Hanes, Ohio State 3.97
5. Liam Maxwell, Belmont Abbey 3.90
6. Jack Wyett, USC 3.77
7. Gabi Garcia Fernandez, BYU 3.72
8. Robert Poole, Mount Olive 3.68
9. Pelegrin Vargas, Fort Wayne 3.66
10. Rado Parapunov, Hawai’i 3.62

Attack percentage

Player Avg.
1. Daenan Gyimah, UCLA .503
2. Tyler Mitchem, Lewis .495
3. Jeff Jendryk, Loyola .481
4. Brendan Schmidt, McKendree .452
5. Don Thompson, Emmanuel .444
6. Kyle Ensing, Long Beach State .424
7. Joel Schneidmiller, UC Irvine .417
8. Kevin Gear, Penn State .404
9. Connor Hipelius, Lindenwood .403
10. Scott Stadick, UC Irvine .400

Aces per game average

Player Avg.
T-1. Robert Poole, Mount Olive 0.61
T-1. Manuel Melenciano, Emmanuel 0.61
3. Alvaro Gimeno, NJIT 0.59
T-4. Arvis Green, CSUN 0.57
T-4. Brett Rosenmeier, Hawai’i 0.57
T-4. Jalen Penrose, Penn State 0.57
7. Dimitar Kalchev, CSUN 0.56
8. Stephen Braswell, St. Francis 0.55
9. TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State 0.54
10. Daniel Hermida, Erskine 0.53

Assists per game average

Player Avg.
1. Micah Ma’a, UCLA 10.94
2. Sanil Thomas, Ohio State 10.71
3. Joe Worsley, Hawai’i 10.54
4. Robert Mullahey, Pepperdine 10.43
5. Dante Chakravorti, UC Irvine 10.40
6. Josh Tuaniga, Long Beach State 10.28
7. Leo Durkin, BYU 10.26
T-8. Adam Brewster, Lindenwood 10.19
T-8. Michael Keegan, Fort Wayne 10.19
10. Pasquale Fiduccia, McKendree 10.00

Blocks per game average

Player Avg.
1. Aleksander Perisic, Queens 1.47
2. Scott Stadick, UC Irvine 1.40
3. Tomas Gago, Fort Wayne 1.34
4. Connor Hipelius, Lindenwood 1.32
5. Pedro Carvalho, Lincoln Memorial 1.27
6. TJ Murray, Lewis 1.24
7. Jon Wheaton, King 1.22
8. Taylor Bloomquist, Sacred Heart 1.20
9. Josiah Byers, CSUN 1.16
10. Hunter Howell, Concordia-Irvine 1.14

Digs per game average

Player Avg.
1. Joshua Ayzenberg, Sacred Heart 3.19
2. Conner Nagaki, Queens 3.17
3. Robert Valentine, Belmont Abbey 3.15
4. Florian Ruhm, Limestone 3.00
5. Ryan Vorderer, Lindenwood 2.89
6. Jacob Weiser, Concorida-Irvine 2.69
7. Antonio Delgado, Erskine 2.59
T-8. Gary Baker, Coker 2.58
T-8. Johnny Gomez, George Mason 2.58
10. Chase Howard, Harvard 2.57

Team attack percentage

Player Avg.
1. Long Beach State .429
2. UCLA .363
3. Hawai’i .362
4. UC Irvine .345
5. Lewis .340

Team aces per game average

Player Avg.
1. CSUN 2.05
2. UCLA 1.98
T-3. Pepperdine 1.87
T-3. Hawai’i 1.87
5. Long Beach State 1.81

Team blocks per game average

Player Avg.
1. Concordia-Irvine 2.74
2. Lewis 2.72
3. Charleston 2.69
T-4 CSUN 2.67
T-4. Fort Wayne 2.67

Team digs per game average

Player Avg.
1. Queens 10.60
2. Charleston 10.58
3. Sacred Heart 10.26
4. Erskine 10.25
5. UC San Diego 10.04

Team opponent attack percentage

Player Avg.
1. Long Beach State .147
2. King .160
3. Sacred Heart .166
4. Lindenwood .171
5. Hawai’i .173