Pacific Men's Volleyball: Two Tigers Named to All-MPSF Freshmen Team
With the release of the 2010 All-MPSF men's volleyball selections on Thursday, April 22, two first-year Tigers were named to the freshmen team. Receiving the honors were Taylor Hughes (Fallbrook, Calif.) and Nikola Vukicevic (Belgrade, Serbia).
Playing in 29 matches over his freshman season, Hughes led the Tigers with 353 kills, averaging 3.68 kills a game. As an opposite, Hughes was second on the team with 95 total blocks, including 12 unassisted. He also showed his depth on defense, with 141 digs, finishing third on the team. Hughes had a team-high of 420 points, when combining his kills and blocks.
Vukicevic played in 27 matches during his first year as a Tiger. With the second highest hitting percentage on the team of .384, Vukicevic racked 198 kills over the year. He averaged 2.30 kills per game. Third on the team in blocks with 88 total, he showed he was a strong defensive force from the middle. He also posted 25 service aces, second highest on the team.