Long Beach State men's volleyball head coach Alan Knipe has announced the signing of five prep standouts to National Letters of Intent. Matt Butler, Zach Gates, Curtis Stallings, Scott Stephanoff and Bryce Yould will join the 49ers in 2013-14.
Former Long Beach State All-Americans David Lee and Paul Lotman will continue to represent the United States as they were named to the 12-man roster for the 2013 FIVB World League, which begins this weekend.
Juniors Taylor Crabb (Honolulu, Hawaii) and Connor Olbright (Orange, Calif.) continued to add to their postseason awards as they were both named NCAA Men's All-Americans by Volleyball Magazine.
Senior Colten Echave and redshirt junior Ian Satterfield have been named to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Men's Volleyball All-Academic Team the conference office announced Thursday.