MISENHEIMER, N.C. – In the first year of existence in men’s volleyball for Pfeiffer University, the Falcons are already making a big splash on the national scene. Entering the final week of March, Pfeiffer stands as the national leader among division one and two schools in digs per game while freshman libero Mark Hess is the individual leader in the same category.
Entering tonight’s Conference Carolinas match at King, the Falcons are in the top spot in digs per game averaging 12.39, in front of fellow league school Lees-McRae by .22 digs. Pfeiffer stands above other division one schools such as Southern California, Penn State and Stanford.
Hess, a libero from Lebanon, PA, is the individual leader in digs per game averaging four a set. Hess stands atop the individual standings by 0.24 digs over Trent Burns of Grand Canyon based in Arizona. Hess has compiled 268 digs in 67 games played.