The finalists reaching the championship round are 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 was a two-round event with the opening round consisting of finalists 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 finalists 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.
Josh Ayzenberg, Sacred Heart — Ayzenberg had double-digit digs five times in February, including a match-high 22 digs in an upset victory against No. 15 Penn State on Feb. 18.
Bryan Cardozo, Erskine — Cardozo had double-digit digs in every match this month, highlighted by a season-high 15 digs in a sweep against Belmont Abbey on Feb. 23.
Jordan Ewert, Stanford — Ewert had double-digit kills in six matches, including a match-high 22 kills on a .439 attack percentage in an upset victory against No. 6/6 UCLA on Feb. 9. He also had at least five digs in five February matches.
Jennings Franciskovic, Hawai’i — Franciskovic helped the Hawai’i offense hit more than .300 in all but one match he played in this month as the Rainbow Warriors went undefeated in February.
Myles Miller, Alderson Broaddus — Miller had at least five blocks in five matches during February, including a season-high 11 blocks in a win against Charleston on Feb. 14. He also hit at least .400 three times and had a season-high 10 kills versus Coker on Feb. 11.
Stijn van Tilburg, Hawai’i — van Tilburg had at least 15 kills in five matches and hit at least .300 all but one match this month, including having 15 kills on a season-best .737 attack percentage in a sweep of No. 10/10 Pepperdine on Friday.