Men's Volleyball


King collects five NCAA Top-10 Men's Volleyball rankings

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – King College posted three Top-10 individual rankings with a pair of Top-10 team rankings in the newest NCAA Division I/II men's volleyball stat report released by the national office.

Joel Salva (Lake Mary, Fla.), the Conference Carolinas Player of the Year, led the league in digs per set with 2.42 which ranked No. 6 nationally. He added national rankings of No. 21 in aces per set with 0.35 and No. 26 in assists per set with 9.34. Both were third among conference players.

Eric Glenn (Portsmouth, Va.) led all Conference Carolinas players in blocks per set with 1.14 which put him No. 10 nationally.

Morris Cephas (Richmond, Va.) landed at No. 10 in the digs per set national ranking with 2.31 which was second in the conference.

James Friddle (Cartersville, Ga.) served 0.28 aces per set which was No. 34 in the country and fifth in the league. He was No. 42 in the national kills per set category with 2.81, also fifth among Conference Carolinas players.

The Tornado held onto No. 2 in digs per set with a 9.69 average, the fourth straight week for King atop the league category. Southern California once again was No. 1 nationally with 9.93 digs per set.

King was No. 8 in blocks per set nationally again with 2.49 and second in the conference.

The Tornado's .550 winning percentage stayed at No. 20. A 1.08 aces per set average was up a spot to No. 21 and the squad's .249 hitting percentage was No. 25.

King went 11-9 on the season and ended last week with a 3-0 setback in the Conference Carolinas Championship match at Mount Olive (N.C.) College.