2012 AVCA Division NAIA Men's All-America Teams

4/19/2012

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 19, 2012) - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is pleased to announce its third annual NAIA Men's Volleyball All-America Team.

 

This year's team honors 10 student-athletes: three seniors, two juniors, four sophomores and one freshman. Four of the distinguished individuals are outside hitters, while three middle blockers, two setters and one right side hitter earn accolades.

 

Both St. Ambrose University and Missouri Baptist College had two individuals honored, while Cardinal Stritch University, Graceland University, Hope International University, Grand View University, Clarke University and Park University each landed one player on the list. Earning repeat All-America nods were Dan Dowjotas (St. Ambrose University), Anthony Robinson (Graceland University) and Kyle Schwetz (St. Ambrose University).

The selections were made by the AVCA NAIA Men's Volleyball All-America Committee: Bill Gleeson - Chair (St. Ambrose University), Paul Lawson (Alverno College), Chad McDole (Park University), Kristofer Dorn (Clarke University), Donan Cruz (Grand View University) and John Yehling (Missouri Baptist University).

 




2012 AVCA NAIA MEN'S ALL-AMERICA TEAMS

Player

Institution

Pos

Yr

Ht

Hometown

Fray Arteaga**

Park University

OH

Sr.

6'2

Maracay, Venezuela

Gustavo Cintron

Missouri Baptist College

RS/Opp.

So.

6'2

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Dan Dowjotas***

St. Ambrose University

OH

Sr.

6'3

Westmont, Illinois

Robert Esser

Missouri Baptist College

S

So.

6'4

Gilbert, Arizona

Noah Mader

Cardinal Stritch University

MB

So.

6'7

Appleton, Wisconsin

Danilo Pereira

Hope International University

S

Sr.

6'2

Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Anthony Robinson**

Graceland University

OH

Jr.

6'2

Waianae, Hawai'i

Kyle Schwetz**

St. Ambrose University

MB

Jr.

6'5

Carol Stream, Illinois

Nikola Vukicevic

Grand View University

MB

So.

6'6

Belgrade, Serbia

Tyler Wills

Clarke University

OH

Fr.

6'6

Galena, IL

*Denotes number of years named AVCA NAIA Men's All-America

 

AVCA NAIA Men's National Player of the Year: To be announced Thursday, April 26, 2012

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