9 Adrian Besson
9 Adrian Besson
Height: 6-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Position: Middle Blocker
Previous School: Doral Academy HS
m 20
k/s 1.22
h % .277
a/s 0.10
b/s 0.98
sa/s 0.25
d/s 0.42

2018

  • At the completion of his career, ranked third in program history with 223 block assists and 247 total blocks
  • His average of 0.76 blocks per set ranked seventh all-time
  • Ranked fifth all-time in sets played (325) and matches played (94)
  • Posted 85 total blocks, ranking hime sixth in program history for blocks in a season
  • His average of 0.98 blocks per set ranks sixth in program history and ranked second in Conference Carolinas
  • Posted his season-high of five blocks in a match three times, including the Conference Carolinas Tournament championship match win over Barton
  • Set a career-high with 11 kills at Mount Olive on February 23

2017: Ranked second in Conference Carolinas with 78 block assists and fourth in the league with 85 total blocks...Averaged 0.89 blocks per set to rank eight in the league...Posted at least three blocks in a match 17 times, including streaks of five and six straigh matches...Recorded a season-high six stuffs in back-to-back matches on March 10 and 11 against Lindenwood and Eastern Mennonite and again on March 31 in a win at Mount Olive...Had at least five stuffs in a match seven times...Matched a career-best with 10 kills in the win at Mount Olive...Season-high of four digs in a match came three times...Posted 129 kills on the season for an average of 1.34 kills per set.

2016: One of five Tornado to have at least 100 kills on the season...Averaged 1.05 kills per set...Fourth on the team with 57 total blocks for an average of 0.52 per set...Added 116 digs for an average of 1.05 per set...Recorded a season-high of eight kills in a 3-1 win over Limestone...Posted a career-high of seven digs at Saint Francis...Season-high of five blocks in a match came twice, first against North Greenville then against Marymount.

2015: Started 11 of the 17 matches he appeared in, playing in 60 sets...Accounted for 87 kills, 10 digs and 47 blocks...Averaged 1.45 kills and 0.78 blocks per set...Blocks per set average ranked 11th in Conference Carolinas...Led the team with an attack percentage of .392...Hit over .600 in three straight games from March 12-18...posted a .750 attack percentage, six kills, zero errors on eight attempts on March 18 in a win over North Greenville...Posted a then career-best nine kills at Barton on March 20...Set a career-high with 10 kills in the Conference Carolinas Tournament match at Limestone on April 18...Posted six blocks in his first career match, a 3-2 win over Barton on February 6...Matched that mark on March 6 against Alderson Broaddus...Set a career-high with seven stuffs in a 3-1 win over Coker on April 11.

2014: Redshirted.

Personal: Son of Juan Besson and Sandra Nieves.

Recent Games
Apr 7 Mount Olive W, 3-0
Apr 10 Lincoln Memorial W, 3-0
Apr 17 No. 8 Lees-McRae W, 3-0
Apr 20 No. 4 Belmont Abbey W, 3-1
Apr 21 No. 2 Barton W, 3-0
Apr 26 at #6 Ohio State L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 20 13
Sets 59 40
Kills 72 52
Kills per set 1.22 1.30
Errors 29 23
Total Attacks 155 108
Hitting Percentage .277 .269
Assists 6 4
Assists per set 0.10 0.10
Service Aces 15 9
Service Errors 25 17
Service Aces per set 0.25 0.23
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 25 22
Digs per set 0.42 0.55
Block Solo 7 7
Block Assist 51 36
Block Total 58 43
Blocks per set 0.98 1.07
Block Errors 5 4
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 119.5 86.0
Points per set 2.0 2.1
Matches started 19 13
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 5 at #4 UCLA L, 3-0 1 3 0 1 6 -.167 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 1.0
Jan 6 vs. McKendree W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 vs. UC San Diego L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 Alderson Broaddus W, 3-0 1 2 3 0 3 1.000 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Jan 24 Lees-McRae W, 3-0 1 2 2 2 5 .000 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Jan 27 at Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 9 .667 0 1 2 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 10.0
Jan 30 at Lincoln Memorial W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Erskine W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 Emmanuel (Ga.) W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 12 .333 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Feb 13 North Greenville W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 5 .000 1 2 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Feb 20 Limestone W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Mount Olive W, 3-2 1 5 11 3 17 .471 0 1 2 0 5 0 5 0 5 0 14.5
Feb 24 at Barton L, 3-0 1 3 3 2 7 .143 0 0 3 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Feb 28 at Lees-McRae W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 4 .500 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 4.0
Mar 2 at #6 Loyola (Ill.) L, 3-1 1 4 5 2 11 .273 0 1 2 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 8.5
Mar 3 at #7 Lewis L, 3-0 - 1 3 0 4 .750 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Mar 17 Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 11 .364 2 0 2 0 1 2 4 2 6 0 9.0
Mar 17 Bluefield (Va.) W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Erskine W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 at Emmanuel (Ga.) W, 3-0 1 3 0 4 12 -.333 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 2.5
Mar 27 at North Greenville W, 3-0 1 2 0 1 3 -.333 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 3 0 3.5
Apr 3 at Limestone W, 3-0 1 3 3 3 8 .000 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 4.5
Apr 6 Barton W, 3-1 1 4 5 1 7 .571 0 1 3 0 3 0 4 1 4 0 8.0
Apr 7 Mount Olive W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 8 .625 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 9.0
Apr 10 Lincoln Memorial W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 No. 8 Lees-McRae W, 3-0 1 3 3 1 9 .222 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Apr 20 No. 4 Belmont Abbey W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 No. 2 Barton W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 8 .375 0 1 1 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 7.5
Apr 26 at #6 Ohio State L, 3-0 1 3 2 1 6 .167 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 20 59 72 1.22 29 155 .277 6 0.10 15 0.25 25 0.42 7 51 58 0.98 119.5 2.0
Conference 13 40 52 1.30 23 108 .269 4 0.10 9 0.23 22 0.55 7 36 43 1.07 86.0 2.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 26 36 1.38 11 68 .368 4 0.15 11 0.42 13 0.50 2 22 24 0.92 60.0 2.3
Away 11 33 36 1.09 18 87 .207 2 0.06 4 0.12 12 0.36 5 29 34 1.03 59.5 1.8
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 15 45 59 1.31 23 121 .298 4 0.09 14 0.31 22 0.49 7 38 45 1.00 99.0 2.2
Losses 5 14 13 0.93 6 34 .206 2 0.14 1 0.07 3 0.21 0 13 13 0.93 20.5 1.5
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January 4 10 12 1.20 4 23 .348 3 0.30 3 0.30 1 0.10 0 8 8 0.80 19.0 1.9
February 5 17 24 1.41 9 45 .333 1 0.06 4 0.24 13 0.76 1 13 14 0.82 35.5 2.1
March 5 13 13 1.00 8 41 .122 2 0.15 2 0.15 3 0.23 5 13 18 1.38 26.5 2.0
April 6 19 23 1.21 8 46 .326 0 0.00 6 0.32 8 0.42 1 17 18 0.95 38.5 2.0