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USC Men’s Volleyball’s Dillon Klein Tabbed for AVCA All-America Honorable Mention

USC Men's Volleyball’s Dillon Klein Tabbed for AVCA All-America Honorable Mention

Men’s Volleyball | May 01, 2023

LEXINGTON, Ky. – USC men’s volleyball freshman outside hitter Dillon Klein (Loyola HS/Pacific Palisades, Calif.) received AVCA All-America honorable mention notice on Monday, May 1.
Klein led the Trojans in scoring in 16 matches in his first year in the Cardinal and Gold and was chosen for MPSF/Molten Offensive Player of the Week laurels (April 17) and made the MPSF’s All-Conference second team and All-Freshman team. He was also tabbed as the Off the Block National Attacker of the Week on Feb. 27.
Klein played in all 26 of USC’s matches this spring with 23 starts and made appearances in all but two sets of action (99 of 101). He led the Trojans in points (4.19 pps) and ranked fourth in the MPSF and 25th nationally in scoring. In the conference, Klein also ranked third in kills (3.61 kps, 22nd nationally) and is fourth in attacks (7.84 aps, 24th in the nation). His .272 hitting percentage rates 12th in the MPSF. Klein had season highs of 29 kills, 52 attacks, and 31 points in the Trojans’ five-set win over Stanford on Feb. 26. He also registered first-year highs of three aces in a match (at CUI, April 13), eight digs (twice), and six blocks (vs. Grand Canyon, Feb. 15). 
The 12th-ranked Trojans concluded the season with a 10-16 overall record and went 3-9 in MPSF matches to finish in sixth place. USC faced Stanford in the opening round of the MPSF tournament but was eliminated by the Cardinal in four sets.
In its history, the USC men’s volleyball program has captured four NCAA championships while appearing in 15 NCAA tournaments and has produced 21 Olympians, 34 first-team All-Americans, and seven College Players of the Year.
For more information on the USC men’s volleyball team, please visit USCTrojans.com/MVB. Fans of the Trojans can follow @USCmensvolley on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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