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: Kaleb Denmark
Off the Block National Setter of the Week: Chandler Gibb, Concordia-Irvine
Off the Block National Opposite of the Week: Ryan Moss, USC
Off the Block National Outside Attacker of the Week: Micah Ma’a, UCLA
Off the Block National Middle Attacker of the Week: Kevin Vaz, Pepperdine
Off the Block National Libero of the Week: Aleksa Brkovic, Barton
Off the Block National Freshman of the Week: Adrian Iglesias, Barton

Conference Awards

Big West Offensive Player of the Week: Rado Parapunov, Hawai’i
Big West Defensive Player of the Week: Hayden Boehle, UC Santa Barbara
Big West Freshman of the Week: Ryan Wilcox, UC Santa Barbara

ConfCarolinas Player of the Week: Angelos Mandilaris, Barton

EIVA Offensive Player of the Week: Matthew McLaren, Penn State
EIVA Defensive Player of the Week: Kendall Ratter, Princeton

Independent Teams Player of the Week: Cody Nix, Queens

MIVA Offensive Player of the Week: Pelegrin Vargas, Purdue Fort Wayne
MIVA Defensive Player of the Week: Nick Stevenson, Lindenwood

MPSF/Molten Offensive Player of the Week: Kaleb Denmark, Pepperdine
MPSF/Molten Defensive Player of the Week: Kevin Vaz, Pepperdine

Division III National Awards

Sports Imports/AVCA Division III National Player of the Week: Jeremy Torres, Elms

NAIA National Awards

NAIA National Attacker of the Week: Miljan Kastratovic, Missouri Baptist
NAIA National Defender of the Week: Matheus Andrade, Lourdes
NAIA National Setter of the Week: Luciano Bucci, Park

National Coaches Poll

1. Hawai’i — 240 (16) points
2. Long Beach State — 224 points
3. UC Santa Barbara — 206 points
4. Pepperdine — 193 points
5. UCLA — 166 points
6. USC — 149 points
7. Lewis — 140 points
8. UC Irvine — 137 points
9. Stanford — 110 points
10. Loyola — 94 points
11. BYU — 76 points
12. CSUN — 54 points
13. Purdue Fort Wayne — 43 points
14. Concordia-Irvine — 27 points
15. George Mason — 20 points
Others receiving votes: Grand Canyon 13; Princeton 13; Ball State 12; Barton 3

National Media Poll

1. Hawai’i — 130 (13) points
2. Long Beach State — 117 points
3. UC Santa Barbara — 102 points
4. Pepperdine — 93 points
5. UCLA — 77 points
6. Lewis — 50 points
7. USC — 44 points
8. UC Irvine — 38 points
9. Stanford — 32 points
10. Loyola — 18 points
Others receiving votes: Barton 6; BYU 5; Concordia-Irvine 2

Division II National Coaches Poll

1. Lewis — 50 (10) points
2. Barton — 35 points
3. McKendree — 29 points
4. Concordia-Irvine — 24 points
5. Lincoln Memorial — 8 points
Others receiving votes: UC San Diego 1; King 1; Charleston 1; Lindenwood 1

RPI rankings

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

Division III National Coaches Poll

1. Carthage — 349 (15) points
2. Springfield — 341 (7) points
3. Stevenson — 313 (2) points
4. Kean — 281 points
5. Stevens — 247 points
6. Southern Virginia — 211 points
7. Elms — 203 points
8. Benedictine — 190 points
9. Lancaster Bible — 170 points
10. SUNY New Paltz — 143 points
11. Endicott — 133 points
12. MSOE — 117 points
13. Rivier — 58 points
14. Dominican — 44 points
15. Cal Lutheran — 35 points
Others receiving votes: NYU 15; Arcadia 7; St. Joseph’s 7; Fontbonne 4

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