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 Jan. 30]

Kills per game average

Player Avg.
1. Tanner Syftestad, UC San Diego 5.39
2. Karl Apfelbach, UC Irvine 3.95
3. Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State 3.88
4. Pelegrin Vargas, Fort Wayne 3.86
5. Jake Hanes, Ohio State 3.85
6. Jack Wyett, USC 3.82
7. Corey Chavers, UCSB 3.78
8. Raymond Barsemian, Concordia 3.65
9. Rado Parapunov, Hawai’i 3.60
T-10. Gabi Garcia Fernandez, BYU 3.52
T-10. Robert Poole, Mount Olive 3.52

Attack percentage

Player Avg.
1. Jeff Jendryk, Loyola .508
2. Brendan Schmidt, McKendree .505
3. Hunter Howell, Concordia .468
4. Daenan Gyimah, UCLA .465
5. Joao Victor Santos, Coker .463
6. TJ Murray, Lewis .437
7. Joel Schneidmiller, UC Irvine .436
8. Kyle Ensing, Long Beach State .419
9. Connor Hipelius, Lindenwood .416
10. Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State .414

Aces per game average

Player Avg.
T-1. Dimitar Kalchev, CSUN 0.65
T-1. Alex Harthaller, Pepperdine 0.65
T-3. Manuel Melenciano, Emmanuel 0.61
T-3. Stephen Braswell, St. Francis 0.61
5. Brett Rosenmeier, Hawai’i 0.60
T-6. Liam Maxwell, Belmont Abbey 0.56
T-6. Jalen Penrose, Penn State 0.56
8. Gabriel Castro, Coker 0.55
9. Aidan Albrecht, Penn State 0.53
T-10. Mark Kostich, Harvard 0.50
T-10. Brendan Schmidt, McKendree 0.50

Assists per game average

Player Avg.
1. Anthony Rivera, Charleston 10.80
2. Chandler Gibb, Concordia-Irvine 10.65
3. Joe Worsley, Hawai’i 10.60
4. Sanil Thomas, Ohio State 10.59
5. Josh Tuaniga, Long Beach State 10.56
6. Robert Mullahey, Pepperdine 10.44
7. Michael Keegan, Fort Wayne 10.33
T-8. Dante Chakravorti, UC Irvine 10.24
T-8. Micah Ma’a, UCLA 10.24
10. Adam Brewster, Lindenwood 10.22

Blocks per game average

Player Avg.
1. Tomas Gago, Fort Wayne 1.44
2. Matt Walsh, Ball State 1.37
3. Scott Stadick, UC Irvine 1.35
T-4. Connor Hipelius, Lindenwood 1.30
T-4. Hunter Howell, Concordia-Irvine 1.30
6. Taylor Falduti, Concordia-Irvine 1.29
7. Jack Reese, George Mason 1.24
8. Brandon Greenway, Charleston 1.20
T-9. Alec Flowers, UC San Diego 1.19
T-9. TJ Murray, Lewis 1.19

Digs per game average

Player Avg.
1. Florian Ruhm, Limestone 3.10
2. Conner Nagaki, Queens 2.95
T-3. Joshua Ayzenberg, Sacred Heart 2.87
T-3. Ryan Vorderer, Lindenwood 2.87
5. Gary Baker, Coker 2.85
6. Weston Barnes, Pepperdine 2.61
7. Brandon Greenway, Charleston 2.60
8. Evan Enriques, Stanford 2.57
9. Grady Yould, UCSB 2.52
10. Robert Valentine, Belmont Abbey 2.44

Team attack percentage

Player Avg.
1. Long Beach State .413
2. Hawai’i .356
3. Fort Wayne .345
4. UC Irvine .338
5. Grand Canyon .329

Team aces per game average

Player Avg.
1. CSUN 2.18
2. Emmanuel 1.96
3. Coker 1.95
4. Belmont Abbey 1.89
5. Long Beach State 1.86

Team blocks per game average

Player Avg.
1. Concordia-Irvine 3.05
2. Charleston 3.00
3. Ball State 2.67
4. CSUN 2.66
5. Lewis 2.65

Team digs per game average

Player Avg.
1. Charleston 11.60
2. Lindenwood 10.22
3. Harvard 10.00
4. Queens 9.81
5. UC San Diego 9.63

Team opponent attack percentage

Player Avg.
1. Long Beach State .147
2. Lindenwood .148
3. Charleston .150
4. Quincy .169
5. Hawai’i .190