AVCA unveils 2021 boys’ volleyball High School All-American Team

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Some of the top high school seniors are earning one of the top accolades in boys’ volleyball.

A nationwide voting committee selected 20 players to the 2021 AVCA Boys’ High School Senior All-America Team that was unveiled Tuesday.

This annual honor is the nation’s only high school All-American team for boys’ volleyball. Players eligible for the team had to be a senior and their head coach needed to be a member of the AVCA.


UC San Diego leads all schools with three incoming recruits making the All-American Team. In addition, 13 NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams each had one player receive All-American accolades.

The NCAA Division III powerhouse Springfield also had a high school All-American recruit.

First-Team Boys’ High School Senior All-American

Setter: Greg Baglio, Cathedral Catholic (UC Santa Barbara)
Opposite: Christopher Knowles, San Marcos (McKendree)
Outside attacker: Matt Cosgrove, Parkway West (Penn State)
Outside attacker: Jonah Gilbert, Hilliard Bradley (Grand Canyon)
Outside attacker: Nyherowo Omene, Marist (Princeton)
Outside attacker: Cooper Robinson, Loyola High School (UCLA)
Outside attacker: Joshua Schellinger, Lake Park (UC San Diego)
Middle attacker: Jaxon Schroeder, Kimberly (Loyola)
Middle attacker: Teddy Terrill, Loyola High School (USC)
Libero: Yadiel Diaz, Timber Creek (Pepperdine)

Second-Team Boys’ High School Senior All-American

Setter: Kaina Alvarez, Iolani (Charleston)
Setter: JJ Beckelhimer, Archbishop Moeller (Uncommitted)
Setter: Andrew Larkin, Stephen T. Badin (Uncommitted)
Setter: Truman Morley, Torrey Pines (BYU)
Outside attacker: Trey Closset, Wheaton Warrenville South (Uncommitted)
Outside attacker: Andrew Deardoff, Lake Park (Saint Francis)
Outside attacker: Slater Fuhrman, Coronado (Concordia-Irvine)
Outside attacker: Matthew Lim, Torrey Pines (UC San Diego)
Outside attacker: Ryan Roller, Conard (Springfield)
Middle attacker: Peter Selcho, Servite (UC San Diego)