Ball State middle Walsh dominant in U.S. sweep of El Salvador

One of the nation’s top blockers in college men’s volleyball delivered on offense to help the United States secure a spot in the quarterfinals at the Pan American Cup.

Ball State middle attacker Matt Walsh had a match-high 11 kills as the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team swept El Salvador 25-15, 25-14, 25-22 in its group play finale on Thursday in Canada. Continue reading

BYU’s Sander leads U.S. to near upset vs. Brazil

A tournament-best performance from BYU outside attacker Brenden Sander was not enough for the United States to overcome Brazil.

Sander had a match-high 12 kills as the United States lost to undefeated Brazil 25-23, 25-18, 13-25, 25-20 in group play at the Pan American Cup on Wednesday in Canada. Continue reading