Division I Council to vote on expanding selection committee for NCAA Tournament

Expansion could be coming to the men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament — for the selection committee.

A proposal to add two more members to the NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball committee will come up for a vote at the 2019 NCAA Convention that starts Wednesday in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading “Division I Council to vote on expanding selection committee for NCAA Tournament”

Barton surges in latest Division II coaches poll

Jonathan Bates | Off the Block associate editor

Fresh off three victories at the Grow the Game Challenge, the Barton Bulldogs made the largest jump in this week’s Off the Block/Springbak Division II National Coaches Poll, released Tuesday. Barton jumped from the No. 4 spot last week to the No. 2 spot, and even garnered a first-place vote.

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Off the Block announces winners of National Position Player of Week Awards

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Five college men’s volleyball players have earned national awards for being the best at their position.

CSUN’s Taylor Ittner, Barton’s Angelos Malidaris, Ball State’s Kaleb Jenness, Lincon Memorial’s Pedro Carvalho, and UC Irvine’s David Parker were selected for the Off the Block National Position Player of the Week Awards.

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Grand Canyon outside attacker Janke named Off the Block National Freshman of Week

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Off the Block announced Monday that Christian Janke was selected as the Off the Block National Freshman of the Week.

Janke led the Lopes attack with 56 kills on .318 in back-to-back-to-back five-setters at the Grow the Game Challenge over the weekend.

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