Vanguard coaches react to first match and expectations for the season

Vanguard men’s volleyball head coach Brad Rostratter and assistant coach Eric Vallely

No. 8 Vanguard left off where they ended last year’s shortened season with a sweep of Saint Katherines on Wednesday night. The Lions were led by All-American, Kyle Anema, who had a match-high 11 kills. Vanguard also had 13 service aces versus just 14 service errors. Listen to Vanguard head coach Brad Rostratter and assistant coach Eric Vallely react to the match, talk about Anema, as well as how their schedule in a pandemic came to fruition, as recorded by associate editor, Jonathan Bates.

Recipients unveiled for Off the Block National Weekly Awards

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Off the Block announced on Tuesday the recipients of the National Position Player of the Week Awards and the National Freshman of the Week.

The National Position Player of the Week Awards recognize the libero, middle attacker, opposite, outside attacker and setter who had the best performances in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball during the week. In addition, the National Player of the Week is presented to the top freshman from the week in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball. Continue reading “Recipients unveiled for Off the Block National Weekly Awards”

Queens outside attacker named National Independent Teams Player of Week

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A senior is earning a college men’s volleyball honor after helping lead Queens to one of its biggest wins in program history

Off the Block announced Tuesday that Queens outside attacker Nic Cavallaro was selected as the Off the Block Independent Teams Player of the Week. Continue reading “Queens outside attacker named National Independent Teams Player of Week”