STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford incoming freshmen men's volleyball players Kyle Dagostino, Evan Enriques and Cole Paullin have been named to Volleyball Magazine's 2014 Boys' Fab 50 list.
Dagostino, a libero from Berkeley Preparatory in Tampa, Fla., is considered to be a top-5 recruit according to the publication. He was named his team MVP from 2009-11 and tabbed the Middle Division Athlete of the Year in 2010. He’s been a member of the Tampa Bay Invaders since 2008, having secured AAU All-America nods in 2009 and 2010. He was also a part of the 18 & under team which was the division champions at the Florida Fest Qualifier and the East Coast Championships, while placing third at the Puerto Rico National Championships.
Enriques is a 6-2 libero out of Kamehameha Schools at the Kea’au Campus in Hilo, Hawai’i. Also playing left side in high school, Enriques led his team to the league championship as a sophomore and placed second as a freshman and junior. A two-time league player of the year, he was the Hawai’i State Player of the Year and the most outstanding player at the state tournament as a sophomore. He is a member of the USA High Performance Program, playing at camps and invitationals in Arizona, California, Iowa and Wisconsin since 2010.
Paullin hails from Manhattan Beach, Calif., where he is a middle blocker at Loyola High School. A Defensive Player of the Year as a freshman in 2011, his team won the CIF Southern California Division I Championship in 2012. His squad has also been a two-time runner-up at the CIF Southern Section Championships. Paullin has been a member of Surf Volleyball Club since 2010, and has also competed for Riptides Volleyball Club from 2008-10. Additionally, he has played for the USAV High Performance Indoor and Beach teams.
Volleyball Magazine is the industry’s only printed publication covering all aspects of the sport. It has been presenting its annual boys’ and girls’ Fab 50 lists for more than three decades. Thirty-two of the 50 players named to the 2014 list will be playing in the MPSF next season.