Schedule released for 2015 college men’s volleyball national awards

Off the Block announced Sunday its schedule for the college men’s volleyball national awards that it will present this season.

Each season Off the Block presents a variety of player and media awards to recognize outstanding individual performances in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball from around the nation.


Among the awards that the college men’s volleyball website will present this season includes the Lloy Ball Award for the nation’s top setter, the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team, the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Blocker of the Year and the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Server of the Year. This also will be the inaugural year that Off the Block presents the Karch Kiraly Award for the nation’s top outside attacker, the Bryan Ivie Award for the nation’s top opposite and the Off the Block All-Independent Team.

A new feature to the award process this season will be Off the Block unveiling all the finalists to its top individual awards on a single-day.

Off the Block will announce the finalists for the Lloy Ball Awrd, Bryan Ivie Award, Karch Kiraly Award, National Blocker of the Year and National Server of the Year on Tuesday, April 21.

Every player award presented by Off the Block is voted upon by nationwide committee comprised of college men’s volleyball coaches and media members. In addition, the media awards presented by Off the Block come following a season-long media analysis of men’s volleyball coverage from around the nation.

Check out the schedule below for when the college men’s volleyball national awards will be announced.

For more information about each award and to view previous winners, click here.


COLLEGE MEN’S VOLLEYBALL AWARDS SCHEDULE
Monday, April 13
All-Independent Team
Independent Player of the Year

Sunday, April 19
Best Men’s Volleyball Online Coverage of the Year

Monday, April 20
Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team

Tuesday April 21
Lloy Ball Award finalists
Bryan Ivie Award finalists
Karch Kiraly Award finalists
Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Server of the Year finalists
Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Blocker of the Year finalists

Sunday, April 26
EIVA, MIVA and MPSF Reporters of the Year

Monday, April 27
Lloy Ball Award winner

Tuesday April 28
Karch Kiraly Award winner

Wednesday, April 29
Bryan Ivie Award winner

Thursday, April 30
Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Blocker of the Year

Friday, May 1
Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Server of the Year

Other notable college men’s volleyball awards schedule
Monday, May 4 — AVCA All-American Team
Wednesday, May 6 — AVCA National Player of the Year
Thursday, May 7 — AVCA National Coach of the Year