National Freshman of the Week recipients

The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Freshman of the Week is presented to the NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball freshman who had the most outstanding performance during the week throughout the regular season. Check out all the players who have won National Freshman of the Week honors since the award started in 2014.


2018 AWARD WINNERS
Week 1: Gabi Garcia Fernandez, BYU
Week 3: Tomas Gago, Fort Wayne
Week 4: Jake Hanes, Ohio State; Joel Schneidmiller, UC Irvine
Week 5: Gabi Garcia Fernandez, BYU
Week 6: Chris Hall, USC; Max Senica, Charleston
Week 7: Patrick Ross, McKendree
Week 8: Robert Mullahey, Pepperdine
Week 9: Felipe de Brito Ferreira, BYU
Week 10: Alvaro Gimeo, NJIT
Week 11: TJ Murray, Lewis
Week 12: Jaylen Jasper, Stanford
Week 13: AJ Risavy, Lincoln Memorial

2017 AWARD WINNERS
Week 1: Scott Stadick, UC Irvine
Week 2: Ian Cowen, Loyola
Week 3: Daenan Gyimah, UCLA
Week 4: Casey McGarry, UC Santa Barbara; Sam Schindler Lindenwood
Week 5: Michael Fisher, St. Francis
Week 6: Matt Szews, Ball State
Week 7: Calvin Mende, Penn State
Week 8: Parker Dixon, Princeton
Week 9: Angelos Mandilaris, Barton
Week 10: Isaac Lanier, Erskine
Week 11: Matt Szews, Ball State
Week 12: Ryan Coenen, Lewis; Evan Cory, Lincoln Memorial
Week 13: Wes Rogman, Lees-McRae; Scott Stadick, UC Irvine
Week 14: Nathan Smith, Penn State
Week 15: Scott Stadick, UC Irvine; Matt Szews, Ball State

2016 AWARD WINNERS
Week 1: Julian Moses, Lewis
Week 2: Micah Ma’a, UCLA; Stijn van Tilburg, Hawai’i
Week 3: TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State; Sam Porter, CSUN
Week 4: Josh Tuaniga, Long Beach State
Week 5: TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State; Micah Ma’a, UCLA
Week 6: Stijn van Tilburg, Hawai’i
Week 7: Dimitar Kalchev, CSUN
Week 8: Micah Ma’a, UCLA; Adam Wessel, Ball State
Week 9: TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State; Joao Victor Santos, Coker
Week 10: TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State
Week 11: David Wieczorek, Pepperdine
Week 12: Gabe Woffindin, St. Francis
Week 13: Joe Worsley, Hawai’i
Week 14: Kyle Ensing, Long Beach State; Henri Cherry, UC Santa Barbara
Week 15: Micah Ma’a, UCLA; Will Tischler, Loyola

2015 AWARD WINNERS
Week 1: Kyle Dagostino, Stanford
Week 2: Jeff Jendryk, Loyola
Week 3: Matt Walsh, Ball State
Week 4: Enrique de Diego Garcia, Cal Baptist
Week 5: Alex Harthaller, Fort Wayne
Week 6: Alex Harthaller, Fort Wayne
Week 7: Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State
Week 8: Jake Arnitz, UCLA; Ben Plaisted, Loyola
Week 9: Jared Wilcox, McKendree
Week 10: JT Hatch, UCLA
Week 11: Bret Rutledge, Mount Olive
Week 12: Jalen Penrose, Penn State; Larry Tuileta, USC
Week 13: JT Hatch, UCLA
Week 14: Alex Harthaller, Fort Wayne
Week 15: Luuga Vailu’u, North Greenville
Week 16: Brenda Sander, BYU


2014 AWARD WINNERS
Week 1: Lucas Yoder, USC
Week 2: Lucas Yoder, USC
Week 3: Tamir Hershko, UC Irvine; Andy Benesh, USC
Week 4: Damani Lenore, CSUN
Week 5: Lucas Yoder, USC
Week 6: Christy Blough, Ohio State; Thomas Hodges, Pacific
Week 7: Matt Callaway, Penn State
Week 8: Owen McAndrews, Loyola
Week 9: Chris Kennedy, Princeton
Week 10: Radoslav Popov, George Mason; Lucas Yoder, USC
Week 11: Roberto Perez Vargas, Erskine; Lucas Yoder, USC
Week 12: Lucas Yoder, USC
Week 13: Owen McAndrews, Loyola
Week 14: Nick Bendell, Harvard; Roberto Perez Vargas, Erskine
Week 15: Josh Donahue, Mount Olive

RECORD BOOK
Most Freshman of Week honors by team
1. USC — 9
2. UCLA — 8
3. Long Beach State — 7
T-4. Loyola — 6
T-4. UC Irvine — 6

Most Freshman of Week honors by individual
1. Lucas Yoder, USC — 6
T-2. TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State — 4
T-2. Micah Ma’a, UCLA — 4
T-4. Alex Harthaller, Fort Wayne — 3
T-4. Scott Stadick, UC Irvine — 3
T-4. Matt Szews, Ball State — 3