Natalie Orr | Posted: 27 Apr 2022 | Updated: 25 Jan 2023

Gardini named AVCA All-American

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PROVO, Utah — The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced its list of 2022 All-Americans on Monday, including senior outside hitter Davide Gardini.

Gardini was named to the All-America First Team for the third consecutive year. This season, Gardini received additional recognition as Off the Block Preseason First Team All-American and All-MPSF First Team. He ranked ninth in the nation in kills per set with 4.11 on a .342 hitting percentage. He led the Cougars with 433.5 points and 378 kills. A highlight this season included Gardini achieving a new career-high tally of 30 kills against UCLA on April 16 in his final match of his career in Provo.

The complete list of AVCA All-America teams can be found on

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