Week Three Men's Volleyball Player of the Week: Vasilis Mandilaris (Barton)

Barton's Mandilarisl Named Week 3 Men's Volleyball Player of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.Barton College outside hitter Vasilis Mandilaris  has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played from Jan. 14-20, the Conference announced today. This marks both the second POTW for Mandilaris and Barton this season.

Mandilaris, a senior from Chalkida, Greece, collected MVP honors at the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge after tallying 40 kills (3.64 k/s) on a .342 hitting percentage to go with 13 digs, six blocks and three service aces. His play propelled Barton to a 3-0 record and Grow the Game Challenge title, which included a wins over No. 15 Grand Canyon and Southern California.

Mandilaris notched 17 kills on a .250 hitting clip, while adding six digs, four blocks and one ace in a 3-2 victory over Grand Canyon, which saw Barton trailing 2-0 before the comeback. Mandilaris would continue his stellar play in a 3-1 win over USC, as he put away 15 kills on .367 hitting with four digs in the match. In a 3-0 sweep of Quincy, Mandilaris saw action in two sets and hit .538 to register eight kills with three digs, two aces and two blocks in the contest.


Belmont Abbey's Maxwell Named Week 2 Men's Volleyball Player of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.Belmont Abbey College outside hitter Liam Maxwell  has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played from Jan. 7-13, the Conference announced today.

A junior from Manahawkin, N.J., Maxwell put away 34 kills for a 3.78 kills per set on .388 hitting to go with 14 digs (1.56), eight service aces (.89) and six blocks (.67) to lead Belmont Abbey to a 1-1 record last week.

In a 3-2 win over Campbellsville, Maxwell tallied 19 kills on .455 hitting and narrowly missed out on a double-double with nine digs, while serving up five aces and adding four blocks. He closed out the week with 15 kills on .324 hitting, five digs, three aces and two blocks in a 3-1 loss to Lincoln Memorial.


Barton's Mandilaris Named Week 1 Men's Volleyball Player of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.Barton College outside hitter Vasilis Mandilaris  has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Volleyball Player of the Week for matches played from Jan. 4-6, the Conference announced today.

Mandilaris, a senior from Chalkida, Greece, registered 10 kills for a 2.50 kills per set average on a .400 hitting percentage to lead the Barton attack in a 3-1 setback to George Mason. He also added three digs, three service aces, one block and one assist to his stat sheet in the match.