UH's Umlauft MPSF Freshman of Year; Iolani alum Lawson Player of Year
Iolani alum Brad Lawson, an outside hitter for Stanford, today was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation's Player of the Year for men's volleyball.
He was among six players with Hawaii ties named to the MPSF's first, second, or third teams.
University of Hawaii opposite attacker Jonas Umlauft today was named MPSF's Freshman of the Year, but he did not earn a place on the All-MPSF first team.
Instead, Umlauft was selected to the MPSF second team.
UH outside hitter Joshua Walker is on the third team while setter Nejc Zemljak is honorable mention.
'Iolani alum Kawika Shoji (setter) of Stanford was named to the first team.
Erik Shoji, a Punahou alum who also plays libero for Stanford, and Futi Tavana, a Brigham Young middle blocker from Kaua'i, were named to the second team.
Brad Lawson, OH, Stanford
Kawika Shoji, S, Stanford
Jacek Ratajczak, MB, CS Northridge
Kevin McKniff, MB, CS Northridge
Carson Clark, Opp, UC Irvine
Andrew Stewart, OH, BYU
Cory Riecks, OH, Pepperdine
Jordan DuFault, OH, UC Irvine
Futi Tavana, MB, BYU
Csey Krider, S, Pepperdine
Erik Shoji, L, Stanford
Jonas Umlauft, Opp, UH
Garrett Muagututia, OH, UCLA
Evan Romero, Opp, Stanford
Jeff Menzel, OH, UC Santa Barbara
Murphy Troy, Opp, USC
Robb Stowell, Opp, BYU
Dean Bittner, Opp, Long Beach State
Joshua Walker, OH, UH
J.D. Schleppenbach, OH, Pepperdine
Antwain Aguillard, MB, Long Beach State
Setters: Matt Stork (CS Northridge), Reed Chilton (BYU), Nejc Zemljak (UH), Riley McKibbin (USC), Phil Bannan (UC San Diego).
Middles; Tyler Jaynes (Pepperdine), Russell Lavaja (BYU), Dan Alexander (LBSU), Scott Slaughter (UCSB).
Outside hitters: Mike Gaudino (CS Northridge), Tony Ciarelli (USC), Jason Spangler (UC San Diego).
Libero: Andy McGuire (UC Santa Barbara).
Opposite: Jonas Umlauft (UH).
Outside hitter: Taylor Hughes (Pacific).
Middles: Dylan Davis (UC Santa Barbara), Cyrus Kiani (UC San Diego), Nikola Vukicevic (Pacific).
OH/Libero: Maddison McKibbin (USC).
Player of the Year: Brad Lawson (Stanford)
Freshman of the Year: Jonas Umlauft (UH)
Coach of the Year: John Kosty (Stanford)