Joseph Smalzer
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Joseph Smalzer

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Marist

Height:
6-8

Position:
OPP

+ AVCA All-America Second Team - 2012, 2013
+ MIVA Player of the Year - 2013

+ MIVA All-Conference First Team - 2011, 2012, 2013
+ MIVA Freshman of the Year - 2011
+ MIVA All-Championship Team - 2011, 2013
+ MIVA Academic All-Conference - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

2013: Started all 32 matches for Loyola, seeing action in 113 sets...second consecutive year as team-leader in kills (430), service aces (74) and points (539.5)...tallied career-high 28 kills against Grand Canyon (1/25)...reached the 1,000 kill mark in Loyola's 3-0 sweep of Grand Canyon (3/28)...AVCA Second Team All America Selection...MIVA Player of the Year...MIVA All-Conference First Team and MIVA All-Tournament Team selection...earned MIVA Academic All-Conference honors.

2012: Played 98 sets, making 27 starts...led team with 337 kills, 48 service aces and 414.5 points...posted a career-high 26 points against Lewis (3/27)...had two double-double matches against Grand Canyon (3/23 - 11 digs, 18 kills) and Lewis (3/27 - 10 digs, 26 kills)...recorded 136 digs and 52 total blocks...named to AVCA All-America Second Team, MIVA All-Conference First Team and MIVA Academic All-Conference.

2011: Saw action in 28 matches, making 27 starts...named to MIVA All-Conference First Team...selected MIVA Freshman of the Year...named to MIVA All-Championship Team...posted 345 kills, including season highs of 21 in back-to-back matches against Ball State (4/8) and Quincy (4/15)...led team and conference in service aces (47) and service aces per set (.42)...managed six aces against Juniata (2/25)...recorded 144 digs and 63 blocks...added first career double-double against Ball State with 21 kills and 10 digs...named to MIVA Academic All-Conference Team.

2010: Sat out season as a redshirt...named to the MIVA Academic All-Conference Team.

High School: Helped Marist High School to three-straight ESCC titles, two regional titles and a sectional title...named ESCC Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009...named AVCA First Team All-American...named to Volleyball Magazine's "Fab 50"...played for Ultimate Volleyball Club.

Career Statistics

Year
SP-MP
K-E-TA
Pct
KPS
A
DPS
Aces
BS
BA
BPS
Pts
Digs
2010
0-0
0-0-0
.000
0.00
0
0.00
0
0
0
0.00
0.0
0
2011
111-28
345-156-716
.264
3.11
28
1.30
47
7
56
0.57
427.0
144
2012
98-30
337-150-671
.279
3.44
58
1.39
48
7
45
0.53
414.5
136
2013
113-32
430-188-920
.263
3.81
6
1.42
74
2
67
0.61
539.5
160
Totals
322-90
1112-494-2307
.268
3.45
92
1.37
169
16
168
0.52
1381.0
440