By the Numbers: Best college men’s volleyball player to wear No. 28 jersey

Photo courtesy of Erskine athletics

It’s all about the numbers — particularly the number on the jersey.

Off the Block is unveiling the best player to wear each jersey number in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball during the 25-point rally scoring era.


The latest installment in this summer series examines the best to don the No. 28 jersey. Check out Off the Block throughout June as it continues to reveal the best in the sport to wear each number.

Best player to wear No. 28
Edge Austin, Erskine (2020 – present)

Player bio: Austin finished his freshman season in the top 15 of the ConfCarolinas with a 2.76 kills per game average. The outside attacker had double-digit kills in four matches, including a season-high 14 kills in a road sweep against Lees-McRae in January.

Best players to wear No. 28 by conference

Big West: Grant Guinasso, Long Beach State
ConfCarolinas: Edge Austin, Erskine
MIVA: Jacob Voigtmann, Quincy
MPSF: Ryan Manoogian, Long Beach State
Independents: N/A