Menlo men's volleyball earns top honors on all-GSAC teams – Palo Alto Online


Menlo College’s Edin Ibrahimovic was named Golden State Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Photo courtesy of Menlo Athletics.

Menlo College’s Edin Ibrahimovic was named Golden State Athletic Conference Men’s Volleyball Player of the Year on Thursday, one of three Oaks named all-GSAC.

Chase Direito and Lucas Larson, named co-Freshman of the Year, joined Ibrahimovic and Todd Hollenbeck was tabbed Coach of the Year.


Chase Direito/Menlo Athletics

Menlo won its first 17 matches before losing to Division I Grand Canyon and was 12-0 in GSAC play when the season ended due to the coronavirus as all remaining athletic competition was cancelled.

Direito, a middle blocker, recorded 117 kills and 47 total blocks. On the outside, Ibrahimovic finished with 315 kills, 35 total blocks and 18 service aces. Setting his teammates up on a regular basis, Larson distributed 582 assists.

The Oaks, who finished the season ranked third, did not have a senior on the roster and will be looking forward to a chance at the national title in the future.


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