Off the Block announces UC San Diego All-Decade Starting Lineup

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The top UC San Diego players at their position during this decade have been selected for a college men’s volleyball honor.

Off the Block announced on Monday the seven players selected to the UC San Diego All-Decade Starting Lineup presented by Off the Block. Continue reading “Off the Block announces UC San Diego All-Decade Starting Lineup”

NCAA title studded Ohio State, Long Beach agree to non-conference match for 2020

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The two teams that have combined to win the last four NCAA championships will face each other during the upcoming season.

The Ohio State men’s volleyball Twitter account tweeted on Friday that the team has scheduled a home non-conference match against Long Beach State in 2020. Continue reading “NCAA title studded Ohio State, Long Beach agree to non-conference match for 2020”

UC Irvine adds multiple recruits with championship experience

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Coach David Kniffin is once again replenishing the UC Irvine roster with several highly touted recruits.

The Anteaters recently announced that Garo Barsemian, Cole Gillis, Davis Lau, Akhil Tangutur and Aiden Wolf-Neilson have all committed to play for the team starting in 2020. Continue reading “UC Irvine adds multiple recruits with championship experience”

Hawai’i, Loyola starters make U.S. roster for NORCECA Championship Cup

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Two of the top players in college men’s volleyball will represent the United States at an upcoming international tournament.

USA Volleyball announced Wednesday that Loyola setter Garrett Zolg and Hawai’i middle attacker Patrick Gasman were selected to country’s 14-player roster for the upcoming NORCECA Championship Cup. Continue reading “Hawai’i, Loyola starters make U.S. roster for NORCECA Championship Cup”

Hawai’i outside makes U.S. roster for Pan American Games

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Hawai’i outside attacker Colton Cowell three months after standing out on the biggest college men’s volleyball stage will now represent the United States at an international event.

Cowell was among the 12 players selected to the U.S. roster for the Pan American Games men’s volleyball tournament that starts Tuesday in Peru. Continue reading “Hawai’i outside makes U.S. roster for Pan American Games”

Hawai’i recruits leads Brazil to bronze medal at U21 World Championship

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A Hawai’i incoming recruit delivered his best performance at the FIVB U21 World Championship to put Brazil on the medal podium.

Middle attacker Guilherme Voss Messias Dos Santos had a match-high seven blocks as Brazil swept Russia 25-21, 27-25, 25-12 in the bronze-medal match of the World Championship on Saturday in Bahrain. Continue reading “Hawai’i recruits leads Brazil to bronze medal at U21 World Championship”

Off the Block Fan Choice National Player of the Year: First Round voting

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Off the Block selected the top players in college men’s volleyball and seeded them into a bracket. Now it is up to the fans to determine who should win the Off the Block Fan Choice National Player of the Year.

The Off the Block Fan Choice National Player of the Year recognizes the best individual performances from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball players during the season and gives volleyball fans from around the world the chance decide the winner through online voting. Continue reading “Off the Block Fan Choice National Player of the Year: First Round voting”