Jonathan Acosta, UCLA

1/21/2002

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Jonathan Acosta, UCLA
Freshman, Outside Hitter, 6-4 (San Juan, P.R. - Colegio San Ignacio H.S.)

Jonathan Acosta, a 6-4 freshman outside hitter for second-ranked UCLA, has been selected the AVCA/Sports Imports Division I/II Men's National Player of the Week after pacing the Bruins to the Outrigger Hotel Tournament Championship with wins over three ranked teams. Acosta averaged 4.90 kills, 1.70 digs and 0.70 blocks per game as he attacked for a .418 percentage on 86 attempts. He tallied 18 kills and five blocks in a four-game win over 11th-ranked Lewis. Acosta chipped in a .577 attack percentage with 17 kills in a three-game win over top-ranked Penn State on the tournament's second day. Acosta completed the week with 14 kills against tournament-host Hawai'i, ranked fifth in the current USA Today/AVCA Coaches Top 15 Poll. 
 

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