Limestone middle named Independent Teams Player of Week

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A freshman who helped lead Limestone to two consecutive victories is now earning a college men’s volleyball honor.

Off the Block announced Monday that middle attacker Veit Bils was selected as the Off the Block Independent Teams Player of the Week.

Bils had 11 kills on a .714 attack percentage in a sweep against the defending ConfCarolinas champions Belmont Abbey on Wednesday. The middle attacker also had six kills and zero errors on a .750 attack percentage along with three blocks in a sweep against Edward Waters on Saturday.


The 11 independent teams in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball this season are Alderson Broaddus, American International, Daemen, D’Youville, Fairleigh Dickinson Limestone, Lincoln Memorial, Long Island, Maryville Queens and Tusculum.

Off the Block determines the Independent Teams Player of the Week based on a variety of factors, including a player’s individual performance and how a player’s team fared during the week.

The winner of the Independent Teams Player of the Week is unveiled every week during the regular season on the Off the Block website,

Off the Block is a national award winning website that started in 2011 and is the nation’s leader in college men’s volleyball coverage.