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: Jack Wyett, USC
Off the Block National Setter of the Week: Chris Hall, USC
Off the Block National Opposite of the Week: Matt Szews, Ball State
Off the Block National Outside Attacker of the Week: Stijn van Tilburg, Hawai’i
Off the Block National Middle Attacker of the Week: Patrick Gasman, Hawai’i
Off the Block National Libero of the Week: Joel Roberts, Mount Olive
Off the Block National Freshman of the Week: Ryan Serrano, McKendree

Conference Awards

Big West Offensive Player of the Week: Patrick Gasman, Hawai’i
Big West Defensive Player of the Week: Joe Worsley, Hawai’i
Big West Freshman of the Week: Not awarded this week

ConfCarolinas Player of the Week: Angelos Mandilaris, Barton

EIVA Offensive Player of the Week: Luca Berger, NJIT
EIVA Defensive Player of the Week: Henrik Falck-Lauten, Penn State

Independent Teams Player of the Week: Alexander Schinzing, Queens

MIVA Offensive Player of the Week: Matt Szews, Ball State
MIVA Defensive Player of the Week: Ryan Serrano, McKendree

MPSF/Molten Offensive Player of the Week: Jack Wyett, USC
MPSF/Molten Defensive Player of the Week: Gianluca Grasso, USC

Division III National Awards

Sports Imports/AVCA Division III National Player of the Week: Grant Ooms, Loras

NAIA National Awards

NAIA National Attacker of the Week: Edin Ibrahimovic, Menlo
NAIA National Defender of the Week: Ben Twigger, St. Andrews
NAIA National Setter of the Week: Henrique Gehrke, Lourdes

National Coaches Poll

1. Hawai’i — 240 (16) points
2. Long Beach State — 224 points
3. UC Santa Barbara — 205 points
4. Pepperdine — 194 points
5. UCLA — 168 points
6. Stanford — 147 points
7. UC Irvine — 139 points
8. Lewis — 128 points
9. USC — 109 points
10. BYU — 97 points
11. Loyola — 88 points
12. CSUN — 61 points
T-13. Ball State — 32 points
T-13. George Mason — 32 points
15. Purdue Fort Wayne — 28 points
Others receiving votes: Grand Canyon 19; McKendree 6; Princeton 2

National Media Poll

1. Hawai’i — 139 (13) points
2. Long Beach State — 127 (1) points
3. UC Santa Barbara — 110 points
4. Pepperdine — 99 points
5. UCLA — 81 points
6. Stanford — 53 points
7. Lewis — 46 points
8. UC Irvine — 44 points
9. USC — 22 points
10. BYU — 21 points
Others receiving votes: Loyola 15; McKendree 5; Barton 3

Division II National Coaches Poll

1. Lewis — 65 (13) points
2. McKendree — 48 points
3. Barton — 42 points
4. Concordia-Irvine — 18 points
5. Lincoln Memorial — 11 points
Others receiving votes: UC San Diego 8; King 2; Charleston 1

RPI rankings

1. Hawai’i
2. Long Beach State
3. Pepperdine
4. UC Santa Barbara
5. UCLA
6. Stanford
7. BYU
8. UC Irvine
9. Lewis
10. USC
11. Loyola
12. CSUN
13. Barton
14. Ball State
15. Grand Canyon
16. Lincoln Memorial
17. King
18. Purdue Fort Wayne
19. George Mason
20. McKendree
21. Penn State
22. Princeton
23. North Greenville
24. St. Francis
25. Concordia-Irvine
26. UC San Diego
27. Mount Olive
28. Ohio State
29. Belmont Abbey
30. Lindenwood
31. Harvard
32. Limestone
33. Queens
34. NJIT
35. Erskine
36. Emmanuel
37. Coker
38. Quincy
39. Charleston
40. Sacred Heart
41. Lees-McRae
42. Daemen
43. Alderson Broaddus

Division III National Coaches Poll

1. Carthage — 344 (18) points
2. Springfield — 326 (4) points
3. Kean — 317 (2) points
4. Stevens — 292 points
5. Benedictine — 265 points
6. Stevenson — 255 points
7. SUNY New Paltz — 180 points
8. Endicott — 175 points
9. Lancaster Bible — 159 points
10. MSOE — 154 points
11. Southern Virginia — 129 points
12. Elms — 86 points
13. Arcadia — 69 points
T-14. Dominican — 39 points
T-14. Rivier — 39 points
Others receiving votes: North Central 20; Cal Lutheran 14; NYU 7; Fontbonne 5; Juniata 2

NAIA National Coaches Poll

1. Missouri Baptist — 106 (10) points
2. Lourdes — 98 points
3. Benedictine Mesa — 90 points
4. Grand View — 82 points
5. Park — 71 points
6. Aquinas — 68 points
7. Ottawa (Kansas) — 55 points
8. Mount Mercy — 51 points
8. Hope International — 35 points
10. St. Ambrose — 30 points
Others receiving votes: St. Andrews 25; Briar Cliff 19; Clarke 3; Life 3