Leaderboard: National stat leaders in college men’s volleyball

At the halfway point of the season and several players and teams have 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. 27]

Kills per game average

Player Avg.
1. Tanner Syftestad, UC San Diego 4.95
2. Arvis Greene, CSUN 4.66
3. Stijn van Tilburg, Hawai’i 4.52
4. Karl Apfelbach, UC Irvine 4.11
5. Jake Hanes, Ohio State 4.04
6. Liam Maxwell, Belmont Abbey 4.00
7. David Wieczorek, Pepperdine 3.89
8. Robert Poole, Mount Olive 3.78
9. Rado Parapunov, Hawai’i 3.76
T-10. Pelegrin Vargas, Fort Wayne 3.71
T-10. Angelos Mandilaris, Barton 3.71

Attack percentage

Player Avg.
1. Daenan Gyimah, UCLA .500
2. Tyler Mitchem, Lewis .471
3. Jeff Jendryk, Loyola .455
4. Riley Moore, Harvard .447
5. Kevin Gear, Penn State .445
6. Don Thompson, Emmanuel .432
7. Brendan Schmidt, McKendree .429
8. TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State .411
9. Kyle Ensing, Long Beach State .410
10. Scott Stadick, UC Irvine .408

Aces per game average

Player Avg.
1. Jalen Penrose, Penn State 0.71
2. Robert Poole, Mount Olive 0.67
3. Manuel Melenciano, Emmanuel 0.59
4. Daniel Hermida, Erskine 0.56
T-5. Arvis Green, CSUN 0.54
T-5. Alvaro Gimeno, NJIT 0.54
7. David Wieczorek, Pepperdine 0.53
8. Dimitar Kalchev, CSUN 0.49
9. Brett Rosenmeier, Hawai’i 0.48
T-10. Stephen Braswell, St. Francis 0.48
T-10. Hayden Wagner, George Mason 0.48

Assists per game average

Player Avg.
1. Joe Worsley, Hawai’i 10.97
2. Micah Ma’a, UCLA 10.92
3. Sanil Thomas, Ohio State 10.80
4. Dante Chakravorti, UC Irvine 10.61
5. Josh Tuaniga, Long Beach State 10.59
6. Robert Mullahey, Pepperdine 10.47
7. Chandler Gibb, Concordia-Irvine 10.21
8. Garrett Zolg, Loyola 10.05
T-9. Leo Durkin, BYU 10.00
T-9. Sam Porter, CSUN 10.00

Blocks per game average

Player Avg.
1. Pedro Carvalho, Lincoln Memorial 1.41
2. Scott Stadick, UC Irvine 1.31
3. Price Jarman, BYU 1.27
T-4. Taylor Falduti, Concordia-Irvine 1.26
T-4. Aleksandar Perisic, Queens 1.26
6. Tyler Mitchem, Lewis 1.23
7. Connor Hipelius, Lindenwood 1.19
8. Jon Wheaton, King 1.12
T-9. Hunter Howell, Concordia-Irvine 1.11
T-9. Daenan Gyimah, UCLA 1.11

Digs per game average

Player Avg.
T-1. Joshua Ayzenberg, Sacred Heart 3.00
T-1. Florian Ruhm, Limestone 3.00
3. Robert Valentine, Belmont Abbey 2.94
4. Ryan Vorderer, Lindenwood 2.89
5. Jacob Weiser, Concorida-Irvine 2.86
6. Conner Nagaki, Queens 2.84
7. Johnny Gomez, George Mason 2.76
8. Antonio Delgado, Erskine 2.76
9. Grady Yould, UC Santa Barbara 2.56
10. Gary Baker, Coker 2.54

Team attack percentage

Player Avg.
1. Long Beach State .419
2. Hawai’i .363
3. UC Irvine .346
4. UCLA .343
5. Ohio State .332

Team aces per game average

Player Avg.
1. CSUN 2.09
2. Coker 1.98
3. Pepperdine 1.96
4. UCLA 1.85
5. Penn State 1.82

Team blocks per game average

Player Avg.
1. Concordia-Irvine 2.87
2. BYU 2.86
3. Lewis 2.63
4. CSUN 2.55
5. UC San Diego 2.53

Team digs per game average

Player Avg.
1. Queens 10.27
2. Erskine 10.26
3. Ball State 10.23
4. UC San Diego 10.22
5. Charleston 10.14

Team opponent attack percentage

Player Avg.
1. King .168
2. Long Beach State .179
3. Mount Olive .197
4. Lincoln Memorial .198
5. Lindenwood .199