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Holt and Larson named USA Players of the Year


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, December 14, 2016 – Max Holt and Jordan Larson have been named Male and Female Indoor Player of the Year, respectively, by USA Volleyball.


Holt, 29, was the second-leading blocker of the Olympic Games with 20 blocks and was also second among all servers with 12 aces. He scored on 45 kills (.538 hitting efficiency) to put him 13th among all Olympic scorers.


Holt also played a key role in the bronze-medal match victory over Russia in five sets, scoring 13 points, including a team-leading three aces.


Larson was selected for the second consecutive year. She has now played in consecutive Olympic Games, winning two medals (silver in 2012 and bronze in 2016).


During the 2016 Olympics, Larson averaged 2.69 kills, 0.34 blocks and 0.28 aces per set with an overall 3.31 points average. She converted 41.5 percent of her attacks into points with a .295 hitting efficiency.