Recap: College men’s volleyball weekly award recipients, updated rankings

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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 Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week: Daenan Gyimah, UCLA
Off the Block National Setter of the Week: Micah Ma’a, UCLA
Off the Block National Opposite of the Week: Michael Wexter, Pepperdine
Off the Block National Outside Attacker of the Week: Michael Fisher, St. Francis
Off the Block National Middle Attacker of the Week: TJ Murray, Lewis
Off the Block National Libero of the Week: Francisco Comas, McKendree
Off the Block National Freshman of the Week: Josh Arrowood, Erskine

Conference Awards

Big West Offensive Player of the Week: Collin Shannon, UC San Diego
Big West Defensive Player of the Week: Ryan Lew, UC San Diego
Big West Freshman of the Week: Blake Crisp, UC San Diego

ConfCarolinas Player of the Week: Angelos Mandilaris, Barton

EIVA Offensive Player of the Week: Michael Fisher, St. Francis
EIVA Co-Defensive Player of the Week: Trevor Dow, Harvard
EIVA Co-Defensive Player of the Week: Jason Shen, Harvard

Independent Teams Player of the Week: Joao Victor Santos, Coker

MIVA Offensive Player of the Week: Pelegrin Vargas, Purdue Fort Wayne
MIVA Defensive Player of the Week: Connor Hipelius, Lindenwood

MPSF/Molten Offensive Player of the Week: Daenan Gyimah, UCLA
MPSF/Molten Defensive Player of the Week: Kaleb Denmark, Pepperdine

Division III National Awards

Sports Imports/AVCA Division III National Player of the Week: Jack Fischer, Aurora

NAIA National Awards

NAIA National Attacker of the Week: Ashan Jordan, Ottawa (Kansas)
NAIA National Defender of the Week: Troy Lance, Ottawa (Kansas)
NAIA National Setter of the Week: Bryce Thompson, Ottawa (Kansas)

National Coaches Poll

1. Long Beach State — 240 (16) points
2. Hawai’i — 222 points
3. UC Irvine — 208 points
4. Pepperdine — 187 points
5. UC Santa Barbara — 179 points
6. UCLA — 160 points
7. Loyola — 143 points
8. Stanford — 120 points
9. BYU — 113 points
10. Lewis — 104 points
11. CSUN — 81 points
12. Purdue Fort Wayne — 48 points
13. USC — 42 points
14. George Mason — 36 points
15. Ball State — 27 points

National Media Poll

1. Long Beach State — 130 (13) points
2. Hawai’i — 117 points
3. UC Irvine — 103 points
4. Pepperdine — 88 points
5. UC Santa Barbara — 78 points
6. UCLA — 67 points
7. Loyola — 53 points
8. Stanford — 33 points
9. Lewis — 22 points
10. BYU — 18 points
Others receiving votes: Barton 4; CSUN 1

Division II National Coaches Poll

1. Lewis — 55 (11) points
2. Barton — 44 points
3. UC San Diego — 27 points
4. McKendree — 20 points
5. Lincoln Memorial — 9 points
Others receiving votes: Concordia-Irvine 7, King 2, Lindenwood 1

Division III National Coaches Poll

1. Springfield — 359 (23) points
2. Stevens — 330 points
3. Benedectine — 312 points
4. Carthage — 278 points
5. Kean — 258 points
6. Stevenson — 232 points
7. Dominican — 215 points
8. SUNY New Paltz — 200 points
9. North Central — 162 points
10. Southern Virginia — 142 points
11. Endicott — 133 points
12. Lancaster Bible — 100 points
13. Arcadia — 63 points
14. Juniata — 43 points
15. Elms — 21 points
Others receiving votes: Cal Lutheran 13; Hunter 12; St. Joseph’s 3; Aurora 2; Milwaukee Engineering 2

NAIA National Coaches Poll

1. Missouri Baptist — 132 (12) points
2. Lourdes — 115 points
3. Park — 114 points
4. Benedictine Mesa — 97 points
5. Grand View — 94 points
6. Aquinas — 90 points
7. Ottawa (Kansas) — 67 points
8. Hope International — 60 points
9. Mount Mercy — 56 points
10. St. Xaiver — 31 points
Others receiving votes: Life 22; UC Merced 13; Clarke 8; St. Ambrose 7; Siena Heights 5