David Paine, Vassar College

1/28/2002

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David Paine, Vassar College
Senior, Outside Hitter, 6-5 (Webster, New York - Webster High School)

David Paine, a 6-5 senior outside hitter for fifth-ranked Vassar College, has been selected the AVCA/Sports Imports Division III National Player of the Week after leading his team to a 5-0 record for the week. Paine, who was selected the most valuable player of the Vassar Men's Volleyball Invitational, charted 4.71 kills, 0.88 blocks, 1.47 digs and 0.18 aces per game. He  hit .404 for the week against three AVCA Division III Top 15 teams and two Division II squads. Paine tallied 16 kills against No. 8 SUNY New Paltz, then added a .647 attack percentage on 17 swings against New Haven. He chipped in 18 kills and a .556 attack percentage against No. 9 Roger Williams, then boasted a 20-kill, six-block, nine-dig performance versus No. 13 Stevens Tech. Paine wrapped up his week with 14 kills against Southampton. He led the Brewers in every offensive category for the five-match week.

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