New Paltz’s Woessner named Division III National Middle Attacker of Year

An All-American who led his team in offensive and defensive categories will earn one more national accolade to end a championship season.

Off the Block announced Friday that a nationwide voting committee selected SUNY New Paltz middle attacker Steven Woessner as the inaugural recipient of the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Division III National Middle Attacker of the Year. Continue reading

Carthage’s Shields named Division III National Opposite of Year

An opposite who helped lead his team to a conference championship and a NCAA Tournament appearance is the recipient of one of the newest college men’s volleyball awards.

Off the Block announced Thursday that a nationwide voting committee selected Carthage opposite Griffin Shields as the 2016 Off the Block/Springbak Division III National Opposite of the Year. Continue reading

Springfield’s Vega wins Division III National Outside Attacker of Year

The season when Springfield outside attacker Luis Vega returned to the college men’s volleyball court ends with him earning a national accolade.

Off the Block announced Wednesday that a nationwide voting committee selected Vega as the inaugural recipient of the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Division III National Outside Attacker of the Year. Continue reading

Grand Canyon hires two assistant coaches for upcoming season

A club and high school coach who guided his teams to multiple championships and an outside attacker who trained with the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team will join the Grand Canyon coaching staff.

Grand Canyon head coach Matt Werle announced earlier this week that he hired Troy Dueling as an assistant coach and AJ Nally as a graduate assistant coach for the 2017 season. Continue reading