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. 29 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. 29
Derek Daley, Limestone (2010-13)
Awards and honors: 2012 Third-Team All-ConfCarolinas
Player bio: Daley finished the 2012 season leading the ConfCarolinas and was ninth in the nation with a 1.30 kills per game average, including having a program-record 14 blocks in a non-conference match against NJIT. This also was the second consecutive season that Daley was in the ConfCarolinas top five for blocks. Along with his offensive performance, Daley in 2011 had a career-best .399 attack percentage. Daley the following season hit .316 and had more than five kills in 16 matches.
Best players to wear No. 29 by conference
Big West: N/A
ConfCarolinas: Derek Daley, Limestone
MPSF: Noah Lassandro, Concordia-Irvine
Honorable mentions: Juan Alcoba, Erskine