Cole Fiers

Cole FiersCole Fiers graduated from Palos Verdes High School in 2013. He was considered one of the top setting recruits in the nation. Cole was a 2013 Volleyball Magazine/Mizuno second-team All-American, played for Southern California Volleyball Club and won two gold medals (2010, 2012) and tournament MVP honors (2012) at the U.S. Junior Olympic championships. He was named the Bay League’s Most Outstanding Player at Palos Verdes as a junior, and led the Sea Kings to a school-record 29 victories with 928 assists as a senior captain.

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Ryal Jagd

Ryal JagdRyal Jagd, former Palos Verdes High School volleyball player, was a six-time letterwinner (four for volleyball and two for football). He was a three-time All-CIF honor, two-time All-Bay League First Team selection and twice earned All-Bay Area honors. Jagd was the PVHS volleyball MVP in 2006 and ’07 and was the team captain three years. He was also honored as the 2007 PBHS Senior Athlete of the Year for football and volleyball. Ryal went on to play volleyball for UCLA. Ryal is now coaching at CU. Check out his career at

Grant Delgado

Grant DelgadoTwo-time Bay League Libero of the Year while playing for Palos Verdes High School (Calif.) graduating in 2010. Grant was listed on Volleyball Magazine’s Fab 50 as one of the top seniors in the class of 2010. He was champion and MVP of the Bay League two-man beach volleyball tournament and played for the Southern California Volleyball Club in 2008 and 2010. Delgado won a Junior Olympic 17’s Open Division bronze medal while playing for the Riptides Volleyball Club in 2009. Grant listed his most memorable high school moment as taking Mira Costa (and Eric Mochalski) to five sets before losing 15-13 in the fifth.

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Andy Benesh Named Co-National Freshman of the Week

Andy BeneshHe had big performances against UC Irvine and Pepperdine.

USC’s Andy Benesh was named Off The Block Co-National Freshman of the Week for his performances versus UC Irvine and Pepperdine last week.

The 6-7 freshman middle blocker had a career-high 15 kills with no attack errors while hitting .789 in the Trojans’ 5-set victory over 2-time defending NCAA champion and No. 7 ranked UC Irvine on Jan. 14. He then added 9 kills while hitting .444 and had 4 blocks in a 4-set loss to No. 3 Pepperdine on Jan. 16.

Benesh shared the honor with UC Irvine’s Tamir Hershko.

It is the second time a Trojan has been named Off The Block National Freshman of the Week in 2014, following outside hitter Lucas Yoder’s honor the first week of the season.


Kyle Rehkemper

Kyle RehkemperKyle was a four-year letterwinner and starter in volleyball at Palos Verdes High School and captained the team in 2009 and 2010. He was a member of the first-team All-Bay League squad 2009-10 and All-Bay League Most Outstanding Player in 2010, Second-team All-Bay League in 2008, and named one of the 2010 Sports Imports Fab 50 volleyball players. Also named one of the 2009 Sports Imports Top 34 underclassmen.

Kyle now plays volleyball for Harvard University. Check him out at

Kyle Stevenson

stevenson_kyleKyle competed in volleyball at Palos Verdes High School and was a 2010 Daily Breeze All-Area selection and was a Volleyball Magazine Boys Fab-50 pick, as well as an All-Bay League selection for the Sea Kings. He graduated in 2010 with a 3.6 grade point average.

Kyle now plays volleyball for Cal State Northridge Matadors. Check out his college record at