Florida State Men's Volleyball - 1955-56 Year In Review

Florida State Men's Volleyball - 1955-56 Year In Review

Coaching Staff
Bill Odeneal, Head Coach

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1955-56 Winter Sports


1955-56 Florida State Signees/Newcomers

From the 1955-56 Winter Sports Guide, page 11.

William Cook, 6-4, 185, Meadville, PA

John Miller, 6-0, 160, Dayton, OH

George Rogers, 5-9, 160, Sanford

Fehmi Zeko, 5-11, 160, New York, NY


1955-56 Roster - By Name

From the 1955-56 Winter Sports Guide, page 11.
L
T                                          PY
R No Name                  Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
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* 11 Roger Clingerman      5-10  170  Fr        Monessen, PA
     William Cook          6-4   185  Fr        Meadville, PA
     Elmer Johnson         6-0   175  Jr        Jacksonville
*  5 Ray Johnson           5-9   150  Sr   ***  Albany, GA
* 13 Lyle Lazear           6-3   165  Sr   *    Eustis
*  3 Gene Lewis            6-0   160  So   *    Melbourne
*  8 Bernie McCann         6-0   165  Jr   **   West Palm Beach (Saint Ann's)
   7 Jack Mergins          6-0   160  Jr   **   Princeton, NJ
*  6 John Miller           6-0   160  Fr        Dayton, OH
     George Rogers         5-9   160  Fr        Sanford
  10 Phil Slaton           6-1   170  Sr   ***  Eustis
  12 Matt Sullivan         5-11  170  Jr   *    Grosse Point, MI
   9 Ed Threadgill         6-2   175  Jr        Orlando
*  4 Fehmi Zeko            5-11  160  Fr        New York, NY

1955-56 Roster - By Number

From the 1955-56 Winter Sports Guide, page 11.
L
T                                          PY
R No Name                  Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
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     William Cook          6-4   185  Fr        Meadville, PA
     Elmer Johnson         6-0   175  Jr        Jacksonville
     George Rogers         5-9   160  Fr        Sanford
*  3 Gene Lewis            6-0   160  So   *    Melbourne
*  4 Fehmi Zeko            5-11  160  Fr        New York, NY
*  5 Ray Johnson           5-9   150  Sr   ***  Albany, GA
*  6 John Miller           6-0   160  Fr        Dayton, OH
   7 Jack Mergins          6-0   160  Jr   **   Princeton, NJ
*  8 Bernie McCann         6-0   165  Jr   **   West Palm Beach (Saint Ann's)
   9 Ed Threadgill         6-2   175  Jr        Orlando
  10 Phil Slaton           6-1   170  Sr   ***  Eustis
* 11 Roger Clingerman      5-10  170  Fr        Monessen, PA
  12 Matt Sullivan         5-11  170  Jr   *    Grosse Point, MI
* 13 Lyle Lazear           6-3   165  Sr   *    Eustis

1955-56 All-Americans

Name                     Organization
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Ray Johnson              United States Volleyball Association - 2nd Team All-American

Lyle Lazear              United States Volleyball Association - 2nd Team All-American

Gene Lewis               United States Volleyball Association - 2nd Team All-American

Bernie McCann            United States Volleyball Association - 1st Team All-American

Fehmi Zeko               United States Volleyball Association - 1st Team All-American

All-Americans -  5

1955-56 Schedules and Results

DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
12/02
N
PINECASTLE AIR FORCE
15-8, St. Petersburg Invitational, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 1-0
12/02
N
CECIL FIELD
15-5, St. Petersburg Invitational, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 1-0
12/02
N
JACKSONVILLE YMCA
15-6, St. Petersburg Invitational, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 1-0
12/02
N
MIAMI YMCA
15-3, St. Petersburg Invitational, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 1-0
12/02
N
WEST PALM BEACH YMCA
15-8, St. Petersburg Invitational, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 1-0
12/02
A
ST. PETERSBURG YMCA
15-1, St. Petersburg Invitational
W 1-0
12/02
A
ST. PETERSBURG RECREATION DEPT
10-15, St. Petersburg Invitational
L 0-1
12/02
N
JACKSONVILLE NAS
15-2, St. Petersburg Invitational, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 1-0
01/16
A
ALBANY YMCA
15-5, 15-5
W 2-0
02/04
N
MOBILE YMCA
15-10, 15-4, Pensacola, Fl
W 2-0
02/04
N
NEW ORLEANS YMCA
15-8, 15-10, Pensacola, Fl
W 2-0
02/04
N
ATLANTA YMCA
15-6, 18-16, Pensacola, Fl
W 2-0
02/04
N
NEW ORLEANS YMCA
15-8, 7-15, 6-15, Pensacola, Fl
L 1-2
02/04
N
NEW ORLEANS YMCA
13-8, 14-12, Pensacola, Fl
W 2-0
02/08
A
VALDOSTA ALL-STARS
15-10, 15-10
W 2-0
02/13
H
ALBANY YMCA
15-4, 15-11, 15-8
W 3-0
02/27
A
ALBANY YMCA
15-11, 16-14, 15-10
W 3-0
02/27
N
COLUMBUS YMCA
11-15, 15-10, 15-6, Albany, Ga
W 2-1
03/17
N
TAMPA YMCA
15-1, 15-12, 13-3, Florida AAU, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 3-0
03/17
N
CECIL FIELD
15-4, 15-3, 15-8, Florida AAU, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 3-0
03/17
A
ST. PETERSBURG RECREATION DEPT
15-9, 15-5, 15-0, Florida AAU, St. Petersburg, Fl
W 3-0
03/24
N
SHREVEPORT YMCA
15-1, 15-7, New Orleans, La
W 2-0
03/24
N
HOUSTON YMCA
13-15, 15-8, 4-15, New Orleans, La
L 1-2
03/24
N
BIRMINGHAM YMCA
15-5, 15-7, New Orleans, La
W 2-0
03/24
N
BOGALUSA YMCA
15-2, 15-9, New Orleans, La
W 2-0
03/24
A
NEW ORLEANS YMCA
15-12, 15-15, 15-12
W 2.5-0.5
03/24
N
HOUSTON YMCA
14-16, 14-15, New Orleans, La
L 0-2
03/24
N
LOUISIANA STATE
15-13, 15-2, New Orleans, La
W 2-0
04/18
H
TYNDALL AIR FORCE
15-4, 15-10
W 2-0
04/22
A
CAMP RUCKER
15-4, 15-12
W 2-0
04/22
N
FORT BRAGG
15-5, 15-5, Camp Rucker, Al
W 2-0
05/09
A
WASHINGTON
15-3, 15-4, USVA Collegiate Inviational
W 2-0
05/09
A
SEATTLE PACIFIC COLL
15-2, 15-9, USVA Collegiate Invitational
W 2-0
05/09
N
STANFORD
13-8, 18-20, 11-14, USVA Collegiate Invitational, Seattle, Wa
L 1-2
05/10
N
UCLA
13-15, 9-15, USVA Collegiate Invitational, Seattle, Wa
L 0-2
05/10
A
WASHINGTON
15-8, 15-8, USVA Collegiate Invitational
W 2-0
05/11
N
WEMACHEE YMCA
15-6, 15-6, USVA Open Invitational, Seattle, Wa
W 2-0
05/11
N
PORTLAND YMCA
15-6, 15-16, 12-14, USVA Open Invitational, Seattle, Wa
L 1-2
05/11
A
WASHINGTON ATHLETIC CLUB
15-1, 15-8, USVA Open Invitational
W 2-0
05/11
N
EIELSON AIR BASE
15-2, 15-11, USVA Open Invitational, Seattle, Wa
W 2-0
05/11
N
DENVER ATHLETIC CLUB
6-13, 9-15, USVA Open Invitational, Seattle, Wa
L 0-2
                Overall   Home    Away   Neutral
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FSU RECORD IS   33- 8     2- 0    11- 1    20- 7