Fernandez named Off the Block National Freshman of the Week
PROVO, Utah – Off the Block, a collegiate men's volleyball website, has named Gabi Garcia Fernandez its National Freshman of the Week.
Fernandez led all players in his collegiate debut Friday against Loyola-Chicago with 23 kills. He also had 12 kills on a .409 hitting percentage the next night against Lewis.
This is the first time a BYU player has earned National Freshman of the Week honors since outside attacker Brenden Sander in 2015.
The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Freshman of the Week award is presented each week during the regular season to the NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball freshman who had the most outstanding performance.
No. 12 BYU men’s volleyball handed No. 6 UC Irvine its first loss of the season, 3-2 (26-24, 21-25, 25-22, 19-25, 15-9…