It was anything but uneventful in college men’s volleyball throughout 2015 — and that’s including the chaotic eight-month off-season.
This year experienced everything from a MIVAgeddon showdown in the NCAA Tournament finals to a historic amount of coaching changes. It also was another record-setting year for Off the Block as the college men’s volleyball website surpassed the 1 million all-time page view milestone and broke its single-year record with almost a half-million page views in 2015.
Relive the year that was and check out the most viewed stories and videos on Off the Block from 2015.
MOST VIEWED OFF THE BLOCK STORIES OF 2015
1. 2016 Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Preseason All-American Teams released
2. NCAA Tournament semifinals preview
3. Projected top 10 teams for 2016 season
4. 2015 season preview: Every team in a sentence or two
5. 2015 Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team released
6. Preview of top matches for Jan. 23
7. NCAA Tournament play-in matches preview
8. Conference tournament quarterfinals preview
9. Hawai’i AD proposes cutting men’s volleyball program
10. Preview of top matches for Jan. 9
MOST VIEWED OFF THE BLOCK VIDEOS OF 2015
1. U.S. coach Shibuya talks preparing for Youth World Championship
2. Nygaard reacts to being named new USC head coach
3. U.S. coach Friend discusses training for Pan American Cup
4. Loyola postmatch NCAA finals news conference
5. USC coach Nygaard talks coaching philosophy, growing program
6. No. 1 Hawai’i pulls off road comeback vs. No. 12 UCLA
7. No. 2 Loyola sweeps No. 10 Stanford at AVCA Showcase
8. Reaction, analysis to Selection Saturday
T-9. Lewis coach Friend discusses upcoming MIVAgeddon vs. No. 1 Loyola
T-9. Ferguson discusses 2015 season and future for USC
COUNTRIES THAT VISIT OFF THE BLOCK THE MOST IN 2015
People from around the world in 139 nations visited Off the Block in 2015. Below are the 10 countries that generated the most page views and web traffic to Off the Block.
1. United States
3. Puerto Rico
6. United Kingdom