Charleston, USC players to compete for Australia at U21 World Championship qualifier

Photo by Jay Sowers

Two NCAA men’s volleyball players will represent their home nation of Australia at a qualifying tournament for the 2019 FIVB U21 World Championship.

Charleston outside attacker Max Senica and USC incoming freshman outside attacker Izac Carracher were among the 12 players selected to the Australian Men’s Junior Team roster that was unveiled during the weekend. Continue reading “Charleston, USC players to compete for Australia at U21 World Championship qualifier”

Grow the Game Challenge opens application process for Board of Directors

The Grow the Game Challenge is searching for additional members to serve on its Board of Directors.

The college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament announced it is accepting applications for four new positions — Assistant Marketing and Public Relations Director, Fan Engagement Director, Volunteer Coordinator and Secretary of the Tournament. Continue reading “Grow the Game Challenge opens application process for Board of Directors”

Grow the Game Challenge Board of Directors

The Grow the Game Challenge is a non-profit organization committed to growing the sport of college men’s volleyball in Nashville and other U.S. areas that are not traditionally exposed to volleyball. The organization’s primary focus is to coordinate and organize the Grow the Game Challenge, an annual non-conference tournament featuring multiple NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball programs.

The Board of the Directors is responsible for overseeing the Grow the Game Challenge. Members of board are volunteers and the majority serve one-year terms.

Open positions on the Board of Directors

ASSISTANT MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR

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FAN ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR

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VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

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SECRETARY OF THE TOURNAMENT

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Grow the Game Challenge Board of Director members

Executive Director: Vinnie Lopes
Vice President: Jonathan Bates
Director of Sponsorships and Sales: Eddie Davidson
Tournament director: Kathy Slaughter
Volleyball Community Liaison: Dave Derocher
Volleyball Community Liaison: Cullum Miller

Stanford, UC Irvine players make Canadian Junior National Team

Photo courtesy of the FIVB

Two NCAA men’s volleyball players have been selected to play for Canada as the country tries to qualify for the 2019 FIVB U21 World Championship.

UC Irvine opposite Alexandre Nsakanda and Stanford libero Justin Lui were among the players named to the Canadian Men’s Junior National Team that announced its roster earlier this week. Continue reading “Stanford, UC Irvine players make Canadian Junior National Team”

USC adds highly touted Australian, all-conference recruits to 2019 roster

Photo courtesy of USC athletics and Rachel Bennett

A member of the Australian Boys’ Youth National Team along with two players who had record-setting high school careers will join USC for the upcoming season.

USC announced Wednesday that Izac Carracher, Dylan Lange and Liam Schroeder have all committed to play for the Trojans beginning in 2019. Continue reading “USC adds highly touted Australian, all-conference recruits to 2019 roster”

BYU, Fort Wayne, Hawai’i, NJIT players compete in European League

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Four college men’s volleyball players are spending this summer competing in one of the most prestigious European international tournaments.

NJIT’s Alvaro Gimeno, BYU’s Miki Jauhianien, Fort Wayne’s Frederico Santos and Hawai’i’s Stijn van Tilburg are all on their nations’ rosters for the 2018 Golden European League. Continue reading “BYU, Fort Wayne, Hawai’i, NJIT players compete in European League”