Freshman middle blocker and outside hitter Kevin Poku along with sophomore outside hitter Alex Serrano, and sophomore middle blocker Kyle Young were selected 1st team All-OEC. Teammate Garrett Geiger, a freshman outside hitter, along with freshman setter Brain Marquez were selected 2nd team ALL-OEC.
Parents, faculty, administration, and the FC student body gathered in the Hornets Nest on Thursday afternoon for the 20th annual Academic Athletic Awards honoring excellence in academics and athletic achievement.
It was quite a season for the start-up Hornets as the team had four players selected to the 2017 All-Orange Empire Conference team last week, including head coach Eddie Rapp who was tabbed as the OEC Coach of the Year.
In their inaugural season, the Hornets played in their first ever playoff game last Friday at Long Beach City College. Coming in as the #6 seed against the #3 Vikings, Fullerton lost 3-0 (9-25, 20-25, 21-25).
The FC men's volleyball team welcomed OEC rival Golden West College to the Hornets Nest for a Saint Patrick's Day match-up. Fullerton had a green light against a tough Rustler squad beating them in three straight games.