Off the Block Top of the Class Tournament: Second Round voting

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Off the Block selected the top seniors in college men’s volleyball and seeded them into a bracket, and it is up to the fans to determine who should win the 2020 Top of the Class Tournament.

The Top of the Class Tournament is a bracket-style, five-round event pairing the best seniors from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams against each other. The senior in each match-up who had the best college career as decided by the fans will advance to the next round.

The tournament continues today with the second-round matches. Online voting for these first-round matches will end at 10 p.m. (CST) Wednesday.

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Check out today’s ballots below.

Carlos Moreno Region: Second-Round Matches


Daenan Gyimah, UCLA (2017-20)
Career stats: 909 kills, .483 attack percentage, 341 blocks, 96 aces
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-MPSF First-Team, 2019 All-American First-Team, 2019 Ryan Millar Award winner, 2019 Off the Block Dain Blanton Diversity Award Winner, 2018 All-MPSF First-Team, 2018 All-American First-Team, 2018 Ryan Millar Award winner, 2017 All-MPSF Freshman Team, 2017 All-MPSF Honorable Mention

Jackson Gilbert, North Greenville (Coker 2017; North Greenville 2018-20)
Career stats: 953 kills, 162 blocks, 114 aces, 322 digs
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-ConfCarolinas Second-Team, 2018 All-ConfCarolinas Third-Team


Hayden Wagner, George Mason (2017-20)
Career stats: 754 kills (3.40 kills per game), 223 digs (1.00 digs per game), 125 blocks, 76 aces
Achievements/Honors: 2019 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention, 2019 All-EIVA First-Team, 2019 EIVA All-Tournament Team, 2019 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention, 2018 All-EIVA First-Team

Casey McGarry, UC Santa Barbara (2017-20)
Career stats: 1911 assists (7.21 assists per game), 383 digs (1.85 digs per game), 56 aces, 58 blocks.
Achievements/Honors: McGarry was No. 4 nationally with 10.59 assists per game, and No. 6 with 2.48 digs per game


Pelegrin Vargas, Purdue Fort Wayne (2017-20)
Career stats: 1,256 kills (3.75 kills per game), 93 aces , 175 blocks (0.52 blocks per game), 540 digs (1.61 digs per game)
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-America Honorable Mention, 2019 All-MIVA FIrst-Team, 2018 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention, 2018 All-MIVA First Team, 2017 All-MIVA Honorable Mention, 2017 MIVA All-Freshman Team

Wil Stanley, BYU (2017-20)
Career stats: 1302 assists, 41 aces, 205 digs, and 80 blocks
Achievements/Honors: BYU ranked No. 2 in the nation in hitting percentage in 2020, while Stanley ranked No. 3 in assists per game this season


Oscar Fiorentino, Barton (2018-20)
Career stats: 2,534 assists (10.39 assists per game), 340 digs, 77 blocks
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-ConfCarolinas First-Team

Jason Donorovich, Penn State (2017-20)
Career stats: 356 kills, .347 attack percentage, 194 blocks, 71 aces
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-EIVA First-Team, was second in the country in aces per game in 2020 when the season ended.

Yuval Katz Region: Second-Round Matches


Rado Parapunov, Hawai’i (2017-2020)
Career stats: 986 kills (3.57 kills per game), .349 attack percentage, 91 aces (0.33 aces per game), 212 blocks (0.77 blocks per game).
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-Big West First Team, AVCA All-American First-Team, 2019 Bryan Ivie Award Winner, 2019 International Player of the Year, 2018 All-Big West Honorable Mention, 2017 All-MPSF Freshman Team

Sam Greenslade, George Mason (2017-20)
Career stats: 519 kills (2.19 per game), 302 digs (1.27 digs per game), 88 aces
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-EIVA First Team, career high 25 points (21 kills) in 2018 against Harvard


Evan Cory, Lincoln Memorial (2017-20)
Career stats: 3.52 kills per game, .308 attack percentage, 0.44 aces per game, 1.65 digs per game, 0.79 blocks per game
Achievements/Honors: 2019 Division II National Player of the Year finalist, 2019 IVA Tournament MVP, 2019 Off the Block Independent Teams Player of the Year, 2019 Off the Block All-Independent Team, 2019 IVA Tournament All-Tournament Team, 2018 Off the Block All-Independent Team, 2017 Off the Block All-Independent Team

Connor Walbrecht, UC San Diego (2017-20)
Career stats: 1447 assists (7.09 assists per game), 296 digs (1.45 digs per game), 98 blocks (0.48 blocks per game)
Achievements/Honors: Captain of the 2020 team that tied for the most wins in UC San Diego history as a Division II program; His 10.07 assists per game in 2020 were tied for No. 8 nationally. His 20 digs versus UC Irvine on Feb. 16 were tied for fourth-most in a match in 2020.


Scott Stadick, UC Irvine (2017-2020)
Career stats: 533 blocks (1.37 blocks per game), 727 kills, .408 attack percentage,
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-Big West Honorable Mention, 2018 AVCA All-American Second-Team, 2018 National Blocker of the Year, 2018 All-Big West First-Team, 2017 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention, 2017 MPSF Freshman of the Year

Randy DeWeese, UC Santa Barbara (2017-20)
Career stats: 326 kills, .341 attack percentage, 89 aces, 382 digs (1.29 digs per game), 193 blocks (0.65 blocks per game)
Achievements/Honors: Two-time Big West Player of the Week in 2020; led 2020 UC Santa Barbara team in aces per game and kills per game.


Liam Maxwell, Belmont Abbey (2017-20)
Career stats: 1,450 kills (3.98 kills per game), 138 aces, 149 blocks, 516 digs (1.42 digs per game)
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-ConfCarolinas First-Team, 2018 All-ConfCarolinas First-Team

Luca Berger, NJIT (Coker: 2017, NJIT 2018-20)
Career stats: While at NJIT, 310 kills, .398 attack percentage, 258 blocks (1.21 blocks per game), 134 kills and 69 blocks in one year at Coker College
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-EIVA First-Team, 2018 All-EIVA First-Team, 2017 All-IVA Tournament team while playing for Coker

TJ DeFalco Region: Second-Round Matches


George Huhmann, Princeton (2017-20)
Career stats: 1143 kills (3.10 kills per game), .319 attack percentage, 351 blocks (0.95 blocks per game), 255 digs, 118 aces
Achievements/Honors: 2019 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention, 2019 EIVA Player of the Year, 2018 All-American Honorable Mention, 2018 All-EIVA First-Team, 2017 EIVA Newcomer of the Year, 2017 All-EIVA First-Team

Ben Hamsho, North Greenville (2017-20)
Career stats: 630 kills, 80 aces, 116 digs, 0.76 blocks per game
Achievements/Honors: Led 2020 North Greenville in aces per game, blocks per game and attack percentage


Patrick Gasman, Hawai’i (2017-2020)
Career stats: 504 kills (1.56 pet game), .417 attack percentage, 389 blocks (1.20 blocks per game).
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-Big West First-Team, 2019 National Blocker of the Year, 2019 AVCA All-American Second-Team, 2018 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention, 2018 All-Big West First-Team, 2017 All-MPSF Freshman Team

Luke Braswell, Penn State (2017-20)
Career stats: 2413 assists, 345 digs, 117 blocks
Achievements/Honors: Career high 60 assists against Purdue Fort Wayne in 2018; No. 4 nationally in 2017 with 10.44 assists per game; led EIVA in assists per game both in his freshman and sophomore years


Parker Dixon, Princeton (2017-20)
Career stats: 1050 kills (2.84 kills per game), 393 digs (1.06 digs per game), 221 blocks (0.60 digs per game)
Achievements/Honors: 2019 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention, 2019 All-EIVA First-Team, 2019 EIVA All-Tournament Team, 2017 All-EIVA Second-Team

Henrik Falck Lauten, Penn State (2019-20)
Career stats: 357 kills, 207 digs (1.44 digs per game), 36 aces
Achievements/Honors: 2019 EIVA Newcomer of the Year, 2019 All-EIVA Second-Team, 2019 EIVA All-Tournament Team


Noah Dyer, Pepperdine (2017-20)
Career stats: 315 kills, 396 digs, 73 blocks
Achievements/Honors: 2017 All-MPSF Freshman Team

Roy McFarland, UC Santa Barbara (2017-20)
Career stats: 356 kills, 260 digs (1.37 digs per game), 62 blocks
Achievements/Honors: 15 career matches with double-digit kills, four matches with double-digit digs

Tom Bonynge Region: Second-Round Matches


Angelos Mandilaris, Barton (2017-20)
Career stats: 1,360 kills (4.04 kills per game), 149 aces (0.44 aces per game), 204 blocks (0.61 blocks per game), 467 digs (1.39 digs per game)
Achievements/Honors: 2019 Division II National Player of the Year finalist, 2019 All-American Honorable Mention, 2019 ConfCarolinas Player of the Year, 2019 All-ConfCarolinas First-Team, 2019 ConfCarolinas All-Tournament Team, 2018 Division II National Player of the Year finalist, 2018 ConfCarolinas Offensive Player of the Year, 2018 All-ConfCarolinas First-Team, 2017 ConfCarolinas Freshman of the Year, 2017 All-ConfCarolinas First-Team

Calvin Mende, Penn State (2017-20)
Career stats: 769 kills, 171 blocks, 36 aces
Achievements/Honors: 2019 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, 2018 All-EIVA First Team, 2018 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, 2017 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention, 2017 All-EIVA First-Team


Pedro Carvalho, Lincoln Memorial (2017-20)
Career stats: 596 kills, .381 attack percentage, 1.27 blocks per game
Achievements/Honors: 2019 National Blocker of the Year finalist, 2019 Off the Block All-Independent Team, 2019 IVA All-Tournament Team, 2018 National Blocker of the Year finalist, 2018 Off the Block All-Independent Team, 2017 Off the Block All-Independent Team

Don Thompson, Emmanuel (2017-20)
Career stats: 930 kills (2.68 kills per game), .315 attack percentage, 265 digs, 211 blocks
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-ConfCarolinas Second-Team


Michael Fisher, Saint Francis (2017, 2019-20)
Career stats: 941 kills (3.92 kills per game), 290 digs (1.21 digs per game), 76 aces, 97 blocks
Achievements/Honors: 2019 All-EIVA First-Team, 2017 All-EIVA Second-Team, 2017 Off the Block Freshman All-American

Keenan Sanders, UC Santa Barbara (2017-20)
Career stats: 716 kills (2.31 kills per game), .360 attack percentage, 229 blocks (0.74 blocks per game).
Achievements/Honors: 2017 Freshman All-American, 2017 MPSF All-Freshman Team, 2018 All-Big West Honorable Mention


Sam Schindler, Lindenwood (2017-20)
Career stats: .368 attack percentage, 109 aces (0.32 aces per game), 342 blocks (0.99 blocks per game)
Achievements/Honors: 2017 All-MIVA Freshman Team, 2017 All-MIVA Honorable Mention

Blake Reardon, Ball State (2017-20)
Career stats: 291 kills (2.43 kills per game), 124 digs (1.03 digs per game) 41 blocks (0.34 blocks per game)
Achievements/Honors: His 26 kills in a match versus Loyola on Feb. 22 tied for the most in a single match by a MIVA player

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