Taylor Crabb is the 2014 NCAA Men's Volleyball Statistical Champion in Kills Per Set
July 7, 2014
LONG BEACH - Long Beach State's Taylor Crabb finished the 2014 men's volleyball season as the NCAA National Collegiate Statistical champion in kills per set.
Crabb registered a nation-best 4.80 kills per set. The Honolulu, Hawaii, native reached double figures in every match and had 10 outings with 20 or more kills. His best showing of the year came at No. 2 UCLA on Feb. 12, where he matched his career high with 29 kills, while committing just one error on 56 attempts. Crabb added a career-best 16 digs to go along with five blocks against the Bruins. He also had 29 kills at Stanford on Jan. 31.
Crabb closed out his LBSU career as one of the program's all-time greats. He was a four-time All-MPSF selection, two-time AVCA first-team All-American and was tabbed the 2013 AVCA National Player of the Year. He ranks seventh in the school record books with 1,600 career kills and is also third with 802 digs. Crabb became just the third 49er to surpass both the 1,000-kill and 800-dig milestones.
As a team, Long Beach State also led the nation with 11.39 digs per set. Three 49ers had more than 200 digs on the season, led by libero Andrew Sato's team-high 291 digs.
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