Eleven players earned a college men’s volleyball honor for their performances this season.
A nationwide voting committee selected the 2020 Off the Block/Frisco Mo All-Independent Team that was unveiled Thursday on Off the Block.
The All-Independent Team recognizes the best players during the regular season from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams that are competing without a conference affiliation. The seven independent teams this season were Alderson Broaddus, Daemen, Lincoln Memorial, St. Francis Brooklyn, Tusculum, Queens and Urbana.
Lincoln Memorial led all schools with four All-Independent Team selections. Both Daemen and Urbana had multiple players make the All-Independent Team.
Along with these schools, St. Francis Brooklyn, Tusculum and Queens each were represented on the All-Independent Team.
Head coaches from the NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams comprised the voting committee for this award.
The 10 players who received the most votes, regardless of their position, were placed on the All-Independent Team. A tie resulted in 11 players making the All-Independent Team this year.
This is the third season that Off the Block has presented the All-Independent Team for NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball. Off the Block is a website that launched in 2011 and is the nation’s leader in college men’s volleyball coverage.
Along with presenting the All-Independent Team, Off the Block presents the Independent Teams Player of the Year and the Independent Teams Freshman of the Year. The college men’s volleyball website also presented the Independent Teams Player of the Week throughout the regular season.
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2020 Off the Block/Frisco Mo All-Independent Team
Setter: Chaz Hafer, Urbana
Setter: AJ Risavy, Lincoln Memorial
Opposite: Evan Cory, Lincoln Memorial
Opposite: Zach Yerington, Daemen
Outside attacker: Matteo Miselli, Tusculum
Outside attacker: Tristan Santoyo, Queens
Outside attacker: Zach Schneider, Daemen
Outside attacker: Tyler Chavez, Urbana
Middle attacker: Pedro Carvalho, Lincoln Memorial
Middle attacker: James Henneberry, St. Francis Brookyln
Middle attacker: Dawson Walker, Lincoln Memorial