UCLA’s Missry spearheads U.S. sweep of Canada in NORCECA semifinals

UCLA outside attacker Dylan Missry made the U21 NORCECA Continental Championship semifinals an absolutely miserable experience for Canada.

Missry had a match-high 11 kills as the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team swept the host-nation Canada 25-9, 26-24, 25-21 on Saturday to clinch a berth in the gold-medal match. Continue reading

U.S. serving overpowers St. Vincent to reach U21 NORCECA semifinals

Pepperdine middle attacker Jack Cole made his presence felt both in the front-row and at the service line.

Cole finished with a match-high six kills and four aces as the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team swept St. Vincent 25-11, 25-12, 25-10 on Thursday in Canada to clinch the Group A title and a berth to the U21 NORCECA Continental Championship semifinals. Continue reading

Full roster effort leads U.S. in NORCECA sweep vs. Barbados

Ohio State outside attacker Reese Devilbiss and Hawai’i outside attacker Austin Matautia weren’t in the U.S. starting lineup but took full advantage of their time on the court.

Devilbiss and Matautia each had a match-high seven kills as the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team swept Barbados 25-15, 25-15, 25-16 on Tuesday in Canada to open the group-play stage at the U21 NORCECA Continental Championship. Continue reading