NCAA penalizes George Mason with 10% scholarship reduction for financial oversight

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A clerical error from 2019 will result in George Mason having a reduction in scholarships for the next two years.

The NCAA announced Wednesday that the George Mason men’s volleyball team will lose 10 percent of the maximum amount of scholarship money it can award through the 2023 season because of a prior miscalculation in financial aid. Continue reading “NCAA penalizes George Mason with 10% scholarship reduction for financial oversight”

UCLA’s McHenry powers United States to bronze medal at Pan American Cup

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UCLA middle attacker Merrick McHenry left no doubt that the United States would finish on the medal podium.

McHenry led all players with eight blocks and had a team-high 10 kills as the United States defeated the host-nation Dominican Republic 25-23, 19-25, 25-23, 25-15 in the bronze-medal match of the Pan American Cup on Thursday. Continue reading “UCLA’s McHenry powers United States to bronze medal at Pan American Cup”

Mexico pulls off stunning upset of U.S. in Pan American Cup semifinals

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And just like that the gold-medal run for the No. 1 seed United States has come to an end.

The United States suffered an upset loss to the No. 4 seed Mexico 25-22, 29-27, 25-20 in the semifinals of the Pan American Cup on Wednesday in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Continue reading “Mexico pulls off stunning upset of U.S. in Pan American Cup semifinals”

U.S. edges Canada in five games to earn top seed for Pan Am Cup semifinals

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Grant Sloane came through in the biggest moments to secure the United States earning the No. 1 overall seed for the Pan American Cup semifinals.

The UCLA outside attacker had three kills late in the fifth game to help the United States overcome a two-point deficit and beat Canada 21-25, 25-18, 31-29, 18-25, 15-13 on Tuesday in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Continue reading “U.S. edges Canada in five games to earn top seed for Pan Am Cup semifinals”

Ohio State opposite powers U.S. past Suriname at Pan Am Cup

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Opposite Jacob Pasteur delivered his best performance so far at the Pan American Cup to ensure the United States is moving out of group-play.

The Ohio State sophomore had both a match-high six aces and 13 kills on .647 attack percentage as the United States swept Suriname 25-14, 25-11, 25-14 on Sunday in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to clinch a semifinal berth. Continue reading “Ohio State opposite powers U.S. past Suriname at Pan Am Cup”