HARTSVILLE, S.C.- Coker men's volleyball opposite hitter Joao Victor Santos has been named to the 2018 Bryan Ivie Award watch list, as announced by Off the Block. The Brazil native is one of 15 men's volleyball opposite hitters named to the position-based list among both NCAA Divisions I and II.
Last season, Santos landed in the nation's top 25 with 3.41 kills per set average with double-digit kills in 11 matches. He collected 201 kills, 80 digs, 36 blocks, and 17 service aces in 2017. Santos earned All-IVA Team honors in its inaugural season.
In his career, Santos ranks fourth all-time in kills (473) and aces (48). He is ninth with 169 digs, eighth in both solo blocks (19) and block assists (56). Santos holds the single match record in kills with 27 against Limestone in 2016. He was a member of the 2017 team who set records in kills per set and solo blocks (2nd nationally), and the 2016 team who broke the previous marks in aces, aces per set (1st nationally), aces in a match, and assists in a match.
For the full 2018 Bryan Ivie Award watch list, click here.