Antwain Aguillard - Long Beach University

1/31/2011

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Sports Imports/AVCA Division I-II Men's National Player of the Week



January 31, 2011
Antwain Aguillard - Long Beach State University
Senior, Middle Blocker, 6-6 (Las Vegas, Nev. - Spring Valley High School)

Antwain Aguillard 1-31-11
 

Photo courtesy LBSU athletics.

Antwain Aguillard, a 6-6 senior middle blocker for then-No. 5 Long Beach State University, has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Men's Division I-II National Player of the Week.  Aguillard led the 49ers to a pair of sweeps last week over Pacific and then-No. 2 Stanford. In their first game of the week against Pacific, he had a season-high 12 kills while hitting .611 and adding four blocks. The Nevada native cooled off a bit in the second game against the Cardinal, but was able to strike five kills with a .364 hitting percentage and tack on a match-high six blocks in the upset.  For the week, Aguillard averaged a .517 hitting percentage and nearly four blocks per game as Long Beach State is currently riding a four-game winning streak.  This is the 21st time a player from Long Beach State has won the AVCA Player of the week award, and it marks the 49ers first honor since March 1 of last year.  The 49ers are coached by Andy Read.

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