Ohio State, Long Beach State rematch scheduled for 2019 season

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The rematch is set for one of the most intense NCAA Tournament matches last season.

Ohio State as part of unveiling its 2019 schedule earlier this week announced it will play a two-match non-conference road series against the defending NCAA champions Long Beach State on Feb. 8-9. Continue reading “Ohio State, Long Beach State rematch scheduled for 2019 season”

Cumberland University to host 2019 Grow the Game Challenge

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The nation’s largest college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament is coming to Middle Tennessee in 2019.

Off the Block announced Thursday that Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, will be the host site for the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge on Jan. 18-20. Continue reading “Cumberland University to host 2019 Grow the Game Challenge”

Tournament match schedule, series history for 2019 Grow the Game Challenge

The 2019 Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge will feature 13 matches during the three-day non-conference tournament on Jan. 18-20 at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee.

Check out the tournament schedule below and the series history for match-up at this annual college men’s volleyball event. Continue reading “Tournament match schedule, series history for 2019 Grow the Game Challenge”

What coaches, officials are saying about 2019 Grow the Game Challenge

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Almost five months before the 2019 Grow the Game Challenge and the volleyball community is already starting to annual non-conference tournament.

Check out what coaches, athletics directors and tournament officials had to say about participating in the event that will take place Jan. 18-20 at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee. Continue reading “What coaches, officials are saying about 2019 Grow the Game Challenge”

First-year team Cumberland to play in 2019 Grow the Game Challenge

[Editor’s note: Off the Block each day from Aug. 6-15 will unveil one team participating in the 2019 Grow the Game Challenge. The entire tournament field and match schedule will be unveiled Thursday, Aug. 16.]

Its first season as a program and Cumberland already will be participating in one of the nation’s top college men’s volleyball non-conference events. Continue reading “First-year team Cumberland to play in 2019 Grow the Game Challenge”

Quincy bolsters non-conference slate, to compete in 2019 Grow the Game Challenge

[Editor’s note: Off the Block each day from Aug. 6-15 will unveil one team participating in the 2019 Grow the Game Challenge. The entire tournament field and match schedule will be unveiled Thursday, Aug. 16.]

A program that has won at least 10 non-conference matches in six seasons this decade will make its debut at the nation’s largest college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament next season. Continue reading “Quincy bolsters non-conference slate, to compete in 2019 Grow the Game Challenge”

Bluefield College to participate in 2019 Grow the Game Challenge

[Editor’s note: Off the Block each day from Aug. 6-15 will unveil one team participating in the 2019 Grow the Game Challenge. The entire tournament field and match schedule will be unveiled Thursday, Aug. 16.]

A NAIA team that set a program record for wins last season will compete in the 2019 Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge. Continue reading “Bluefield College to participate in 2019 Grow the Game Challenge”

Fontbonne to be first NCAA Division III team play in Grow the Game Challenge

[Editor’s note: Off the Block each day from Aug. 6-15 will unveil one team participating in the 2019 Grow the Game Challenge. The entire tournament field and match schedule will be unveiled Thursday, Aug. 16.]

Fresh off its best season in program history, Fontbonne will now become the first NCAA Division III team to compete at the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge. Continue reading “Fontbonne to be first NCAA Division III team play in Grow the Game Challenge”