James Seitelman, Springfield College

4/29/2002

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James Seitelman, Springfield College
Senior, Middle Blocker, 6-8 (Port Jefferson, N.Y. - Smithtown High School)

James Seitelman, a 6-8 senior middle blocker for top-ranked Springfield College (20-9), has been selected the AVCA/Sports Imports Division III National Player of the Week after leading the Pride to their second consecutive Molten Division III Men's Volleyball Invitational Championship on April 22-23. Seitelman averaged 1.40 blocks, 2.80 kills and 0.60 digs in victories over New York University and La Verne. He charted 15 kills, a .385 hitting percentage and eight blocks in a five-game victory against previous number-one La Verne in the championship. Seitelman contributed 13 kills and six blocks to rally Springfield from an 0-2 deficit to beat New York University in five games during the semifinals. For the tournament, he attacked at a .377 percentage. Springfield now has won three Molten Division III Tournament championships since 1997. 
 

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