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Men's Volleyball - Sat, Apr. 22, 2017

Story provided by Tyler Price, NAIA Media Coordinator

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - (Box Score) No. 1 Grand View (Iowa) fell to Park University (Missouri) in three sets (36-34, 25-21, 25-16) in the NAIA Men's Volleyball Invitational Championship. Vikings end their season with a record of 25-4.

2017 AVCA-NAIA All-American Tim Johnson (JR/Chicago, Illinois) led the way with 13 kills and the Vikings hit .219 as a team.

Pedro Cardoso (SR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) and setter Felipe Rosa (JR/Sao Paulo, Brazil) each were named to the All-Tournament team for Grand View, as Cardoso finished with seven kills and Rosa had 36 assists.

Steve Harvey (SR/St. Louis, Missouri) was awarded the Sportsman Award. Listed below are the Tournament Awards.

Tournament MVP
Daniel Arteaga – No. 8 – Sr. – OH - Park

All-Tournament Team
Hui Ding – No. 16 – Sr. – Libero – Warner University
Kyle Foley – No. 22 – Jr. – Setter – Missouri Baptist
Pedro Cardoso – No. 7 – Sr. – OH – Grand View
Felipe Rosa – No. 9 – Jr. – S – Grand View
Oscar Tuero – No. 18 – So. – RS - Park

Coach of the Year
Mike Talamantes – Park University

Sportsman of the Year
Steve Harvey – No. 21 – Sr. – L – Grand View

Tournament Statistical Leaders
Hitting Percentage – Murilo Pereira – Sr. – MH – Park - .548
Kills Per Game – Oscar Tuero – So. – RS – Park – 5.6
Assists Per Game – Milos Trivunic – Jr. – S – Park – 12.3
Digs Per Game – CJ Rilveria – Jr. – DS – Lourdes – 4.4
Service Aces Per Game – Cameron Hibbler – So. – OPP – Missouri Baptist – 0.7
Blocks Per Game – Alexander Gonzalez – So. – MB – Warner – 1.4

First Place Team
Park University

Second Place Team
Grand View University

Semifinalist Teams
Warner
Missouri Baptist

 
 
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