UH men’s volleyball get five ‘Bows named to All-America teams

UH men’s volleyball get five ‘Bows named to All-America teams
The No. 1 ranked Rainbow Warriors volleyball team landed in Columbus, Ohio Monday morning for the NCAA Tournament with news that five ‘Bows landed on NVA/AVCA All-America teams. (Source: Hawaii Athletics)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The No. 1 ranked Rainbow Warriors volleyball team landed in Columbus, Ohio Monday morning for the NCAA Tournament with news that five ‘Bows landed on NVA/AVCA All-America teams.

The five include seniors Patrick Gasman, Rado Parapunov, Gage Worsley, Colton Cowell and sophomore Jakob Thelle.

Gasman, Parapunov and Worsley were all named to the first-team, while Cowell earned second-team honors and Thelle garnering honorable mention.

Both Parapunov and Worsley earned first-team honors for the third time in their UH tenure — joining the ranks of Costas Theocharidis and Stijn van Tilburg.

Gasman got his fourth mention on the All-America teams, getting honorable mention in 2018 and a second-team nod in 2019 and 2020, finally breaking through to the first-team.

Cowell, the only local player to get a nod, was named to the second-team for the second-straight year, while Thelle was named honorable mention for the first time in his career.

The five All-Americans are tied for the most honorees in a single season, with the three first-teamers tied for the second-most in program history.

The ‘Bows are in Columbus, Ohio for the NCAA Tournament, Hawaii enters the tourney as the No. 1 seed set to face the winner of UC Santa Barbara-Pepperdine on Thursday.

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