Five University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa men’s volleyball student-athletes were selected for the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America teams, including a record four who were named to the first team.
Outside hitter Stijn van Tilburg, opposite Rado Parapunov, libero Gage Worsley and setter Joe Worsley were picked to the first team while middle blocker Patrick Gasman was selected to the second team.
Van Tilburg, earned his third first team award. The team’s leading attacker Parapunov, was an honorable mention selection last season. Joe Worsley was a second-team All-American last season. Gage Worsley ranks No. 5 nationally and first in the Big West in digs per set. Gasman, an honorable mention All-American last season, is No. 2 nationally in blocking.
The All-Americans will receive their awards at the National Collegiate Athletic Association banquet on Wednesday, May 1, in Long Beach, California.