No one will accuse North Greenville coach Fred Battenfield of creating an easy start to the season for his first-year program.
North Greenville announced Wednesday that it will open its inaugural season with back-to-back non-conference matches against the NCAA championship contenders Pepperdine.
It’s the start of October and that means three months remain before the start of the 2015 college men’s volleyball season.
With the regular season set to begin in less than 100 days, there are plenty of reasons to have excited anticipation. Check out 25 reasons to be excited about the 2015 season.
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With the school year starting and the second half of the college men’s volleyball off-season here, Off the Block in a new series is examining the successes and challenges currently facing the sport.
Off the Block during the summer conducted a series of interviews with various leaders in the volleyball community to discuss the current state of college men’s volleyball.
One of the most competitive non-conference series between the EIVA and Conference Carolinas will be renewed in the upcoming season.
Lees-McRae as part of recently unveiling its 2015 schedule announced that it would play a non-conference road match against St. Francis in February.
Emmanuel in its inaugural season as a NCAA Division II provisional member will play its first match in program history against an EIVA opponent.
The newest Conference Carolinas school recently announced that it scheduled a non-conference match against Sacred Heart in the upcoming season.
The head coach who led Mount Olive to its first two conference titles will be back on the Conference Carolinas sidelines.
The defending-conference champions Erskine announced Friday afternoon that it hired Cole Tallman to be its new head coach for the 2015 season.
The first-ever NCAA rally scoring era record book is out and several college men’s volleyball teams are prominently featured.
Penn State led all teams with its players appearing 12 times in the new NCAA Division I-II record book compiled and recently released by Off the Block.
A record five NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams earned a national recognition for their success in the classroom.
The AVCA announced Monday afternoon that Grand Canyon, Harvard, NJIT, Lees-McRae and Lewis all received the volleyball organization’s annual Team Academic Award.
Erskine outside attacker Roberto Perez Vargas showed on the court why he was an Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team selection earlier this year but it wasn’t enough to get Puerto Rico past Canada.
Vargas had a match-high 30 kills as Puerto Rico forced a decisive fifth game before losing to Canada 25-23, 25-27, 25-23, 23-25, 15-10 on Thursday in El Salvador at the NORCECA U-21 Continental Championships.
Members from the Belgian Junior National Team and England Junior National Team will be among the incoming recruits joining Mount Olive for the upcoming season.
Mount Olive coach David Heller announced Monday that recent high school graduates Hollevoet and Robert Poole, Bret Rutledge, Peyton Schirman, Jeff Yasalonis and Victor Zamudio all committed to play for Mount Olive starting in the 2015 season.