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Simon Andersen will go from winning a NCAA championship to trying to help his country win a European championship.
The Long Beach State middle attacker was selected to the Danish Men’s National Team roster for the upcoming CEV European Silver League.
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Two NJIT players will represent Spain at a marquee European tournament this summer.
Outside attacker Alvaro Gimeno and middle attacker Martin de Chavarria were selected to the Spanish Men’s National Team roster for the CEV European Golden League.
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One of the winningest young coaches in college men’s volleyball will take over one of the most storied programs in the sport.
Ohio State announced Tuesday that it promoted assistant coach Kevin Burch to be the team’s new head coach.
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Nickie Sanlin is earning a national coaching honor after guiding McKendree to its best finish in the MIVA and its deepest postseason run in program history.
Off the Block announced Tuesday that Sanlin was selected as the inaugural recipient of the Ivan Marquez Award.
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A nationwide voting committee selected 16 finalists for the Off the Block/
Molten NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball National Awards.
Off the Block announced Monday the finalists for the five annual position-based Division III awards — the Off the Block/Molten National Setter of the Year, the Off the Block/Molten National Outside Attacker of the Year, the Off the Block/Molten National Opposite of the Year, the Off the Block/Molten National Middle Attacker of the Year and the Off the Block/Molten National Libero of the Year.
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There will be a new annual honor for college men’s volleyball coaches.
Off the Block announced Sunday that starting this year it will annually present the Ivan Marquez Award.
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Ten international college men’s volleyball players have been selected for a new national honor.
Off the Block announced Thursday that players from BYU, Charleston, Coker, Lincoln Memorial, Mount Olive, NJIT, Quincy, UCLA and USC were named to the inaugural Off the Block All-World Team.
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A Purdue Fort Wayne setter will have an opportunity to represent Portugal in the most prestigious international tournament.
Frederico Santos was named to the Portuguese Men’s National Team preliminary roster for the FIVB Volleyball Nations League that will take place this summer.
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Hawai’i opposite Rado Parapunov will go from playing in the NCAA Tournament finals to possibly playing in the world’s biggest international tournament.
Parapunov was selected to the Bulgarian Men’s National Team preliminary roster for the upcoming FIVB Volleyball Nations League.
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The top middle attacker in college men’s volleyball represent Canada at two international events during the summer.
Volleyball Canada announced Monday that UCLA middle attacker Daenan Gyimah was selected to both the Canadian Men’s National Team preliminary roster for the FIVB Volleyball Nations League and the Canadian Men’s “B” National Team roster for the NORCECA Pan American Cup.
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