The championship round is set, and now it is up to the fans to determine who should win the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Player of the Month.
The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Player of the Month recognizes the best individual performances from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball players during the month and gives volleyball fans from around the world the chance to determine who was the best player through online voting on the Off the Block website.
This contest is a two-round event with finalists in the opening round being placed into one of five ballots based on their position. The five winners on the position ballots based on fan votes advanced to the championship round, along with the runner-up who received the most votes.
Check out the championship round ballot below and cast your vote. Individuals can vote up to once per hour until the championship round poll close at 11:59 p.m. (EST) Thursday.
Gert Lisha, USC — Lisha guided the team to more than a .350 attack percentage in the final four matches he started during March, including No. 12/9 USC hitting .407 in an upset of No. 7/7 Lewis on March 9.
Hendrik Mol, Hawai’i — Mol had at least five kills and a .500 attack percentage in five matches this month. The middle attacker also had at least four blocks in four matches during March.
Cullen Mosher, Grand Canyon — Mosher had four matches with double-digit kills, including twice finishing a match with more than 20 kills and a .400 attack percentage. The outside attacker had a season-high 27 kills while hitting .400 in a five-game conference victory versus Fort Wayne on March 18.
Andrew Sato, Long Beach State — Sato had double-digit digs in four matches this month, including a match-high 11 digs in a sweep against No. 10 Loyola on March 11.
Stijn van Tilburg, Hawai’i — van Tilburg had double-digit kills in six matches this month and hit more than .400 in four of those matches, including having 21 kills on a .515 attack percentage in a sweep against Stanford on March 10.
Matt Walsh, Ball State — Walsh had a combined 20 blocks in a two-match series against Grand Canyon, including a season-high 12 blocks in a sweep versus the Antelopes on March 1. He also had more than five kills in three matches this month and hit more than .400 in two of those matches.