Division I Council to vote on expanding selection committee for NCAA Tournament

Expansion could be coming to the men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament — for the selection committee.

A proposal to add two more members to the NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball committee will come up for a vote at the 2019 NCAA Convention that starts Wednesday in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading “Division I Council to vote on expanding selection committee for NCAA Tournament”

MVP, All-Tournament Team unveiled for 2019 Grow the Game Challenge

Photo by Jay Sowers

Sixteen college men’s volleyball players were selected to the All-Tournament Team for the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge presented by MotorMVB.

The Grow the Game Challenge was a three-day non-conference tournament that featured 10 teams and took place Friday through Sunday at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee. Continue reading “MVP, All-Tournament Team unveiled for 2019 Grow the Game Challenge”

Trophy Presentation: Barton wins 2019 Grow the Game Challenge championship

Photo by Vinnie Lopes

Barton finished undefeated at the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge presented MotorMVB to win the tournament championship on Sunday.

Despite having never beating a MPSF or nationally ranked team in its program history, Barton upset both No. 15 Grand Canyon and USC earlier in the weekend. It also swept Quincy on the final day of the tournament to win the non-conference tournament title. Continue reading “Trophy Presentation: Barton wins 2019 Grow the Game Challenge championship”

Video: USC beats Lindenwood in lengthy OT to win Battle for the Tall Slim Tees V-Neck

USC bounced back a day after losing to Barton with a sweep in a trophy match.

Outside attacker Jack Wyett had a match-high 19 kills while hitting .457 as USC beat Lindenwood 25-20, 25-21, 32-30 to win the Battle for the Tall Slim Tees V-Neck on Sunday at the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge presented by MotorMVB. Continue reading “Video: USC beats Lindenwood in lengthy OT to win Battle for the Tall Slim Tees V-Neck”

Video: Barton sweeps Quincy to capture Grow the Game Challenge championship

The dream weekend ended with a tournament championship.

Barton remained undefeated in tournament play as it swept Quincy 25-14, 25-21, 29-27 in the Battle of the Molten Golden Volleyball on Sunday to become the 2019 champions of the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge presented by MotorMVB. Continue reading “Video: Barton sweeps Quincy to capture Grow the Game Challenge championship”