Costas Theocharidis, University of Hawai’i
Costas Theocharidis, University of Hawai'i
Junior, Outside Hitter, 6-3 (Orestiada, Greece - Second High School)
Costas Theocharidis, a 6-3 junior outside hitter for second-ranked University of Hawai'i (15-4), has been selected the AVCA/Sports Imports Division I/II National Player of the Week after leading the Warriors to a 3-1 record on the road against top 10 opponents. He averaged 5.31 kills, 1.15 blocks and 1.62 digs per game. Theocharidis attacked at a .342 percentage on 149 attempts in 13 games. He charted 19 kills, five digs and two blocks in a sweep of No. 6 UC Santa Barbara on March 12. Theocharidis compiled 19 kills and eight digs the next night against UCSB. He produced 17 kills on a .417 hitting percentage and provided seven blocks against No. 9 Cal State-Northridge in a three-game win on March 9 in the final match of the road trip. The Warriors, who earned their 12th league win, qualified for the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament following this week's performance.