Ball State signs Wisconsin Player of Year, USA Volleyball award winner

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Two recruits who have earned some of the nation’s highest accolades in high school and club volleyball are headed to one of the most storied Midwest college men’s volleyball programs.

Ball State announced that high school seniors Wil McPhillips and Bryce Behrendt have committed to join the Cardinals beginning in the 2020 season. Continue reading “Ball State signs Wisconsin Player of Year, USA Volleyball award winner”

Lincoln Memorial cashes in signing multiple Ohio all-state recruits

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Coach John Cash returned to his roots and landed two all-state recruits for Lincoln Memorial.

The second-year head coach from Ohio announced that high school seniors Justin Sharfenaker and Matthew Gentry have committed to play for the Railsplitters beginning in 2020. Continue reading “Lincoln Memorial cashes in signing multiple Ohio all-state recruits”

Purdue Fort Wayne signs recruits with winning experience at club national championships

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It may have a new name, but the team formerly known as IPFW and Fort Wayne is continuing to bring in recruits with numerous accolades.

Purdue Fort Wayne in an offseason that feature university officially changing its name announced earlier this week that Sean Califf, Jon Diedrich, Ryan Lively and Rico Wardlow all committed to play for the Mastodons beginning in 2020. Continue reading “Purdue Fort Wayne signs recruits with winning experience at club national championships”

Hawai’i signs highly-touted recruits from California, Greece

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Another recruiting class for Hawai’i features players who have competed with some of their countries’ top youth national teams.

Hawai’i announced earlier this week that high school seniors Chaz Galloway and Dimitris Mouchlias have committed to play for the Rainbow Warriors starting in 2020. Continue reading “Hawai’i signs highly-touted recruits from California, Greece”

Tickets, fan experiences on sale for 2019 Grow the Game Challenge

The time has come for the volleyball community to get their tickets and help support the largest annual college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament.

Tickets and fan experiences went on sale Thursday for the upcoming Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge presented by MotorMVB that will take place Jan. 18-20 at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee. Continue reading “Tickets, fan experiences on sale for 2019 Grow the Game Challenge”

Audio: New Charleston coach sets clear goal to make EIVA Tournament

Check out Off the Block’s interview with first-year Charleston head coach Mike Iandolo about him taking over the program and eyeing the Golden Eagles earning their first berth to the four-team EIVA Tournament. Iandolo also discussed the improved play of outside attacker Max Senica and the battle for the team’s starting setter position. Continue reading “Audio: New Charleston coach sets clear goal to make EIVA Tournament”

St. Francis Brooklyn attracts big-time recruits to new program

At least two all-state recruits will be on St. Francis Brooklyn’s inaugural roster when the program officially begins in 2020.

St. Francis Brooklyn coach Andy Mueller announced that high school seniors Andrew Piloto, Tim Walsh and David Vorfi have all signed national letters of Intent to play for the newest NCAA Division I men’s volleyball program. Continue reading “St. Francis Brooklyn attracts big-time recruits to new program”

Defending champs Long Beach reloads with standout recruiting class

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The defending NCAA champions are bringing in recruits with experience of winning championships at the high school, club and international levels.

Long Beach State announced recently that Mason Briggs, Aidan Grosz, Nate Harlan, Aidan Knipe, Grant Marocchi, Zach Schneider and Karl Stenlund have all committed to play for the 49ers starting in 2020. Continue reading “Defending champs Long Beach reloads with standout recruiting class”