Taylor and Capp Named AVCA All-Americans

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/23/18) - Senior Shayron Taylor and sophomore Ian Capp of the #4 Kean University men's volleyball team have been named second team All-Americans by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Monday.

Taylor totaled 218 kills, 89 blocks, 49 digs and 11 aces in 102 sets over 36 matches. The Jersey City native posted a .449 hitting percentage with 2.14 kills per set in 32 starts. The middle blocker was named to the CVC first team after leading the conference in hitting percentage at .496.

Capp totaled 982 assists, 206 digs, 88 kills, 77 aces and 52 blocks in 107 sets over 34 matches. The Mechanicsburg native posted a 9.18 assists per set, 1.93 digs per set and 0.72 aces per set in 33 starts. The setter earned the CVC setter of the year and was the most valuable player in the conference tournament.

The Cougars earn their eighth and ninth All-American selections and their first on the second team since 2016.   

Kean posted a program record 34 wins with a 28 match winning streak and captured their seventh straight conference championship by winning the 2018 CVC championship. The Cougars advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals, where they bowed out to Vassar College, 3-1.