April 15, 2011

Top-10 NCAA Stat Rankings for King Volleyball

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College held onto a pair of team and two individual Top-10 rankings in newest NCAA Division I/II men's volleyball stat report from the national office.

The Tornado kept No. 2 in digs per set with a 9.69 average, the second straight week for King at No. 2 and best among Conference Carolinas teams. Southern California held onto to the national No. 1 ranking with 9.99 digs per set.

King stayed at No. 6 in blocks per set at second in the conference with 2.53.

Joel Salva (Lake Mary, Fla.) led the league with 2.52 digs per set and rank No. 6 nationally. Teammate Eric Glenn (Portsmouth, Va.) was atop the league's blocks per set category with 1.16 which was No. 8 in the nation.

Salva was also No. 16 in aces per set and No. 27 in assists per set for the national report. He finished the week with 0.38 aces per set and 9.17 assists per set.

King added a No. 21 spot in winning percentage with .556. The Tornado's 1.06 aces per set was in at No. 22 while a .248 hitting percentage landed at No. 25 nationally.

James Friddle (Cartersville, Ga.) used a 2.74 kills per set average to rank No. 45 in the national standings and he served the No. 49 spot in aces per set with 0.25.

Morris Cephas (Richmond, Va.) helped King to the high digs per set ranking with his 2.31 average which was No. 11 nationally and up a spot to second among conference players.

King wrapped up the regular season Tuesday with a 3-1 win at Pfeiffer (N.C.) University which secured the Tornado a spot in the Conference Carolinas championship match. The Tornado will travel back to Mount Olive (N.C.) College to play at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21. Mount Olive won the 2010 Conference Carolinas regular season and championship match along with the 2011 regular season crown.