Queens outside attacker named Independent Teams Player of Week

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For the second time this season, Queens outside attacker Nic Cavallaro has been selected as the Off the Block Independent Teams Player of the Week.

The senior had a combined 27 kills on a .392 attack percentage to along with 16 kills for the week. In a #CincoSets win on Tuesday, Cavallaro had season-bests 21 kills and 12 digs.

The Independent Teams Player of the Week recognizes the best player during the week from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams that are competing without a conference affiliation.


The eight independent teams this season are Alderson Broaddus, Daemen, D’Youville, Limestone, Lincoln Memorial, Queens, St. Francis Brooklyn and Tusculum.

Off the Block determines the Independent Teams Player of the Week based on a variety of factors, including a player’s individual performance and how a player’s team fared during the week.

The winner of the Independent Teams Player of the Week is unveiled every week during the regular season on the Off the Block website, offtheblockblog.com.

Off the Block is a national award winning website that started in 2011 and is the nation’s leader in college men’s volleyball coverage.