South Korean standout too much for U.S. at U19 World Championship

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It took one of the top offensive performances so far at the FIVB U19 World Championship for the United States to suffer its first loss.

Outside attacker Hanyong Joung led all players with a tournament-high 29 kills as South Korea rallied to beat the United States 25-27, 25-17, 25-20, 25-22 on Thursday in Tunisia. Continue reading “South Korean standout too much for U.S. at U19 World Championship”

George Mason goes nationwide for incoming recruiting class

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Coach Jay Hosack went throughout the nation to complete his latest recruiting class.

George Mason recently announced that Jack Bolz, Chevy Cooper, Ayrton Garcia-Jurado, Davis Kaderli, Merit Monogue, Guillermo Montalvo and Eamonn Testerman have all committed to join the Patriots beginning in the 2020 season. Continue reading “George Mason goes nationwide for incoming recruiting class”

MIVA adds five new inductees to conference’s hall of fame

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Five former all-conference players who led their teams to championships will receive an honor only reserved for the best players and contributors in MIVA history.

The oldest college volleyball conference announced Monday that Purdue Fort Wayne’s Jay Golsteyn, George Williams’ Ken Mattison and Marv Zimmerman, Lewis’ Victor Rivera and Ball State’s Keith Thornburgh were all selected to be inducted into the MIVA Hall of the Fame. Continue reading “MIVA adds five new inductees to conference’s hall of fame”

UCLA lands star-studded incoming recruiting class

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UCLA has reloaded with a recruiting class featuring multiple all-state selections and individuals who have competed at international tournaments.

Recent high school graduates Ethan Hill, Mads Kyed Jensen, Cole Ketrzynski, Alex Knight, Merrick McHenry, Marcus Partain, Cole Power and Kyle Vom Steeg have all committed to play for the Bruins beginning in 2020. Continue reading “UCLA lands star-studded incoming recruiting class”