Off the Block unveils Grand Canyon All-Decade Starting Lineup

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Some of the top players in Grand Canyon’s program history have garnered one more college men’s volleyball honor before the decade comes to a close.

Off the Block announced on Sunday the seven players selected to the Grand Canyon All-Decade Starting Lineup presented by Off the Block. Continue reading “Off the Block unveils Grand Canyon All-Decade Starting Lineup”

BYU, Purdue Fort Wayne players to compete with Puerto Rico at Pan Am Games

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Two of the top pin-hitters in college men’s volleyball will join Puerto Rico in its attempt to win a medal at the Pan American Games.

BYU opposite Gabi Garcia Fernandez and Purdue Fort Wayne outside attacker Pelegrin Vargas were selected to the Puerto Rican roster for the men’s volleyball tournament that will begin on Tuesday at the international event in Peru. Continue reading “BYU, Purdue Fort Wayne players to compete with Puerto Rico at Pan Am Games”

BYU outside helps Italy advance to U21 World Championship second round

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Italy is moving on to the second round of the FIVB U21 World Championship thanks in part to BYU outside attacker Davide Gardini.

Gardini was a member of the Italian Men’s Junior National Team that won the Pool D championship and earned one of the eight berths to the World Championship second round that will begin Monday in Bahrain. Continue reading “BYU outside helps Italy advance to U21 World Championship second round”

Stanford libero makes Canada preliminary roster for U21 World Championship

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A Stanford libero is preparing to compete in one of the most prestigious international tournaments this summer.

Volleyball Canada recently announced that Justin Lui was selected to the Canadian Men’s Junior National Team preliminary roster for the upcoming FIVB U21 World Championship. Continue reading “Stanford libero makes Canada preliminary roster for U21 World Championship”

Pepperdine outside Wieczorek four-peats as OTB Fan Choice National Player of Year

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It’s officially a four-peat for Pepperdine All-American outside attacker David Wieczorek.

Wieczorek received 1,001 votes in the four-person championship round to win the Off the Block Fan Choice National Player of the Year for the fourth consecutive season. Continue reading “Pepperdine outside Wieczorek four-peats as OTB Fan Choice National Player of Year”

Off the Block Fan Choice National Player of the Year: First Round voting

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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. Continue reading “Off the Block Fan Choice National Player of the Year: First Round voting”

Award Recap: 2019 college men’s volleyball national, conference award winners

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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. Continue reading “Award Recap: 2019 college men’s volleyball national, conference award winners”