The U.S. goal winning a gold medal at the IX Men’s Pan American Cup will come up one match short.
In a championship match-up between the only two undefeated teams at the international tournament, Cuba swept the United States 25-16, 25-23, 25-23 to win the Pan Am Cup gold medal on Saturday in Mexico.
A career night from UC Irvine opposite ZacK La Cavera has put the United States into the championship match of an international tournament.
La Cavera led all players with a tournament-high 20 kills as the United States swept Puerto Rico 28-26, 25-22, 26-24 in the semifinals of the IX Men’s Pan American Cup on Friday in Mexico.
An All-American libero and two All-American middle attackers will be among the current college men’s volleyball representing the United States at the IX Men’s Pan American Cup.
USA Volleyball announced Friday that UC Irvine libero Michael Brinkley, Hawai’i middle attacker Tyler Averill, Loyola middle attacker Nicholas Olson and UC Irvine opposite Zack La Cavera were selected to the U.S. roster for the upcoming international tournament.
Two current college men’s volleyball players will join the U.S. Men’s National Team for its upcoming series against Iran.
USA Volleyball announced earlier this week that USC setter Micah Christenson and Penn State outside attacker Aaron Russell were among the 14 players named to the U.S. roster for the USA Volleyball Cup.
The United States is leaving El Salvador with the bronze medal, but there were plenty of storylines that made the NORCECA Continental Championship memorable.
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The United States didn’t achieve its overall goal at the NORCECA Continental Championship but it will finish on the medal podium.
The U.S. Men’s Junior National Team one day after losing in the semifinals rebounded to sweep Puerto Rico 26-24, 25-19, 27-25 on Sunday in El Salvador to win the bronze medal at the international tournament.
Canada got its revenge and in the process prevented the United States from getting a bid to the FIVB U-21 World Championship.
Two years after losing in the championship match to the United States, Canada overcame a one-game deficit to beat the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team 23-25, 25-14, 20-25, 25-22, 15-9 in the NORCECA Continental Championship semifinals Saturday in El Salvador.
The United States hopes of advancing to the NORCECA championship and qualifying for the World Championships will be decided by the end of the night.
Canada and the defending tournament champions United States will play each other in the NORCECA Continental Championships semifinals with the winner getting a berth to the upcoming FIVB Men’s U-21 World Championship.
Loyola incoming recruit Ben Plaisted made the most of the U.S. coaching staff’s decision to put him in the starting lineup.
Plaisted had a match-high 12 kills as the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team swept the host nation El Salvador 25-15, 25-21, 25-18 on Thursday to advance to the semifinals of the NORCECA U-21 Continental Championships.
A storm hit that blew the United States right past Mexico and into the NORCECA quarterfinals.
BYU incoming recruit Storm Faagata-Tufuga had a match-high 18 kills as the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team beat Mexico 25-18, 25-21, 17-25, 25-11 on Thursday in El Salvador to clinch a quarterfinals berth in the NORCECA U-21 Continental Championships.