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Off the Block selected the top players in college men’s volleyball and seeded them into a bracket. Now it is up to the fans to determine who should win the Off the Block Fan Choice National Player of the Year.
The Off the Block Fan Choice National Player of the Year recognizes the best individual performances from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball players during the season and gives volleyball fans from around the world the chance decide the winner through online voting.
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The annual award season in college men’s volleyball has resulted in plenty of accolades for some of the nation’s top players and coaches.
Check out the individuals who won the 2019 college men’s volleyball national awards and conference award.
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Two NJIT players will represent Spain at a marquee European tournament this summer.
Outside attacker Alvaro Gimeno and middle attacker Martin de Chavarria were selected to the Spanish Men’s National Team roster for the CEV European Golden League.
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There will be a new annual honor for college men’s volleyball coaches.
Off the Block announced Sunday that starting this year it will annually present the Ivan Marquez Award.
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Pepperdine finished with a match-best .667 attack percentage in the decisive fifth game as it defeated Princeton in the NCAA Tournament opening round on Tuesday in Long Beach, California.
Check out the video highlights of the final plays to this postseason match.
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With Pepperdine leading late in the third game, David Wieczorek faced a triple block on an out-of-system ball.
The All-American outside attacker instead of trying to power it through the Princeton blockers opted to softly hit the ball over the block and place it into a vacant back corner of the court.
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The NCAA Tournament continues on today with both opening-round matches. Check out what to know about these NCAA Tournament matches and how to follow them live. Continue reading “NCAA Tournament opening round matches to follow tonight”
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The NCAA Tournament continues on Tuesday with both opening-round matches. Check out the quick-hit guide about what to know for these NCAA Tournament matches before filling out bracket for
the Off the Block Bracket Challenge. Continue reading “Quick-hit guide to NCAA Tournament opening-round matches”
Princeton earned its first NCAA Tournament victory in program history as it defeated Barton in four games in the play-in match on Thursday.
Listen to Off the Block’s postmatch interview with Princeton coach Sam Shweisky as he discusses the win and advancing in the NCAA Tournament.
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George Huhmann showed once again why he was the 2019 EIVA Player of the Year.
Huhmann finished with both a match-high 19 kills on a .424 attack percentage and three aces as Princeton defeated Barton 25-23, 25-21, 18-25, 25-20 in the NCAA Tournament play-in match on Thursday in Wilson, North Carolina.
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