Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

It’s the start to the second half of the college men’s volleyball season — when the real March Madness begins.

No. 5 Hawai’i and No. 6 Pepperdine highlight the slate of matches tonight as both teams try to get a signature victory and remain in contention for a conference title. In addition, No. 9 UCLA will look to further solidify its chances at a postseason berth as it plays No. 10 Long Beach State. Continue reading

Harvard outside Clemens wins OTB/Springbak National Player of Month

A record amount of fans voted to make Harvard outside attacker Branden Clemens the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Player of the Month for February.

Clemens received a record 10,518 votes to win the only college men’s volleyball national monthly award solely determined by the fans. Continue reading

Postmatch reaction: Pfeiffer coach discusses win vs. King

Pfeiffer continued its recent offensive dominance and extended its first-place lead in the Conference Carolinas as it swept King 25-22, 25-21, 25-22 on Wednesday.

The Falcons in the victory out-hit the Tornado .382 to .215 for their fourth consecutive match with more than a .300 attack percentage. In addition, Pfeiffer outside attacker Jonathan Martinez had a match-high 13 kills, while outside attacker Wyatt Hamilton added 11 kills. Continue reading