Coach Rock Perrotte now holds an accomplishment that not even his Hall of Fame predecessor Arnie Ball was able to achieve.
No. 15 Purdue Fort Wayne swept its in-state rival No. 13 Ball State 31-29, 25-22, 25-18 on Tuesday to complete the season series sweep and for the first time in program history win every regular-season set against the Cardinals. Continue reading “Audio: Purdue Fort Wayne coach elated to sweep Ball State in rivalry match”
Check out Off the Block special contributor Rae Loverde’s postmatch interviews with coach Shawn Olmstead and opposite attacker Alex Ah Sue after No. 8/7 BYU lost to No. 2/2 Hawai’i in three games on Saturday. Continue reading “Video: BYU coach, opposite discuss home loss to No. 2/2 Hawai’i”
So much for the notion that No. 2/2 Hawai’i can’t win on the road.
Middle attacker Patrick Gasman had 10 kills on a .909 attack percentage and a match-high five blocks as Hawai’i swept No. 7/8 BYU 25-20, 25-20, 25-14 to win the BYU Invitational on Saturday. Continue reading “Video: Hawai’i blows through BYU for 20th consecutive sweep”
Check out Off the Block associate editor Jonathan Bates’ postmatch interview with coach Nickie Sanlin after McKendree swept Princeton on Saturday. Continue reading “Video: McKendree coach discusses sweeping Princeton”
There was no letdown for McKendree.
McKendree a day after upsetting No. 8/7 BYU swept Princeton 25-20, 25-18, 25-17 on Saturday in its tournament finale at the BYU Invitational. Continue reading “Video: McKendree serve stifles Princeton in sweep”
Check out Off the Block special contributor Rae Loverde’s postmatch interview with coach Sam Shweisky after Princeton’s three-game loss to McKendree on Saturday. Continue reading “Video: Princeton coach discusses tough loss to McKendree”
The 11-match winning streak and hopes of an undefeated conference season ended at Worthen Arena for No. 7/6 Lewis.
No. 15 Ball State had four players finish with double-digit kills as it rallied to upset Lewis 25-21, 27-29, 16-25, 25-12, 15-10 on Saturday in Muncie, Indiana. Continue reading “Audio: Ball State coach reacts to big MIVA win vs. first-place Lewis”
One of the toughest road venues in college men’s volleyball is now the site of the biggest upset in McKendree’s program history.
McKendree rallied from an opening-game loss and a six-point deficit late in the second game to upset No. 8/7 BYU 19-25, 25-23, 25-23, 25-22 on Friday at the Smith Fieldhouse. Continue reading “Video: McKendree stuns BYU for program’s biggest upset victory”
Check out Off the Block associate editor Jonathan Bates’ postmatch interview with setter Ryan Serrano after McKendree on the road upset No. 8/7 BYU in four games on Friday. Continue reading “Video: McKendree setter reacts to upsetting No. 8/7 BYU”
Both outside attackers Stijn van Tilburg and Colton Cowell had double-digit kills and hit more than .300 as No. 2/2 Hawai’i swept Princeton 25-17, 25-18, 25-22 on Friday at the BYU Invitational. Continue reading “Video: Hawai’i balanced offensive attack too much for Princeton”