U.S. unveils preliminary roster for upcoming NORCECA U21 Championship

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The United States determined its preliminary roster for the team that will attempt to qualify for the 2019 FIVB U21 World Championship.

USA Volleyball announced Monday the 17 college players and incoming recruits to make the U.S. Men’s Junior National Training Team. Continue reading “U.S. unveils preliminary roster for upcoming NORCECA U21 Championship”

United States selected to host Volleyball Nations League Finals from 2019-21

FIVB president Ary Graca and USA Volleyball CEO Jamie Davis sign an arrangement for USA Volleyball to host the next three VNL Finals. Photo courtesy of the FIVB.

The finals for the biggest annual international volleyball tournament are coming the United States.

The FIVB announced Sunday that USA Volleyball starting in 2019 will be the host for three consecutive FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League Finals. Continue reading “United States selected to host Volleyball Nations League Finals from 2019-21”

Stat Breakdown: Long Beach’s DeFalco, Ensing in Volleyball Nations League

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Outside attacker TJ DeFalco and opposite Kyle Ensing just continue to win — even in the college men’s volleyball offseason.

The two Long Beach State All-Americans months after leading the 49ers to the NCAA championship helped the United States win the bronze medal on Sunday at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals. Continue reading “Stat Breakdown: Long Beach’s DeFalco, Ensing in Volleyball Nations League”

Club team featuring eight NCAA recruits wins USA Volleyball national title

The club careers for eight incoming NCAA men’s volleyball freshmen now includes leading their program to an unprecedented fourth straight national title.

The Southern California team 949 B12 Black swept Balboa Bay 25-16, 25-21 in the Open 18 Division championship match at the USA Volleyball Boys’ Junior National Championship earlier this week in Phoenix, Arizona. Continue reading “Club team featuring eight NCAA recruits wins USA Volleyball national title”

FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals matches to follow today

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The championship is no longer a possibility for the United States, but it still can win the nation’s fourth all-time bronze medal at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League.

The United States following its five-game semifinal loss against France will play Brazil in the bronze-medal match on Sunday. Check out all the Volleyball Nations League Finals match to follow on Sunday and how to follow them live. Continue reading “FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals matches to follow today”

FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals matches to follow today

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Two more wins is all that separates the United States from its first FIVB Volleyball Nations League championship in four years.

The United States will play the host nation France in the semifinals on Saturday morning. Check out all the Volleyball Nations League Finals match to follow on Saturday and how to follow them live. Continue reading “FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals matches to follow today”

FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals matches to follow today

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A semifinals berth already has been clinched and now a No. 1 seed remains a possibility for the United States.

The United States will play Russia to conclude pool-play with the winner securing the pool championship and a top seed for the upcoming semifinals at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals. Check out all the Volleyball Nations League Finals matches to follow on Friday and how to follow them live. Continue reading “FIVB Volleyball Nations League Finals matches to follow today”