Royce Hinton | Posted: 9 May 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Fernandez and Ferreira named VolleyMob Freshman All-Americans

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PROVO, Utah – Freshmen Gabi Garcia Fernandez and Felipe de Brito Ferreira have been named VolleyMob Freshman All-Americans, the organization announced this week.

Fernandez was added to the First Team while Ferreira made the Honorable Mention list.

Fernandez led BYU this season in kills (387), digs (150), aces (51) blocks (90) and points (484.5).

Ferreira collected a team-best 1.14 blocks per set and the highest hitting percentage on the team with a .500 clip (56-10-92).

 

VOLLEYMOB FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICANS

OH/RS (Hitter):

Jake Hanes – Right Side/Ohio State

OH/RS (Hitter):

Gabi Garcia Fernandez – Right Side/BYU

MB:

Tyler Mitchem – Middle Blocker/Lewis

MB:

Simon Anderson – Middle Blocker/LBSU

S:

Garrett Zolg – Setter/Loyola-Chicago

OH/RS (Hitter):

Jaylen Jasper – Right Side/Stanford

L:

Florian Ruhm – Libero/Limestone

 

VOLLEYMOB ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM HONORABLE MENTION:

OH: Joel Schneidmiller (UC Irvine)
MB: Jack Reese (George Mason), TJ Murray (Lewis), Felipe de Brito Ferreira (BYU)
L: Connor Nagaki (Queens)

 

All-Americans are voted on by a VolleyMob staff of writers and compiled based on the aggregate results.

Six players plus a libero were selected for each level of All-America recognition.

See more on the complete list at the VolleyMob website.

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