Off the Block announces Stanford All-Decade Starting Lineup

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Brandon Johnson | Senior Contributor

The best Stanford players at their positions during the decade arereceiving a college men’s volleyball honor.

Off the Block announced on Sunday the seven players selected to the Stanford All-Decade Starting Lineup presented by Off the Block. Continue reading “Off the Block announces Stanford All-Decade Starting Lineup”

USC signs three outside attackers with extensive postseason experience

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Three outside attackers who led their high schools to deep postseason runs are set to join a team that made the most recent NCAA Tournament.

USC coach Jeff Nygaard announced earlier this week high school seniors Peter Brown, Jack Deuchar and Jackson Reed have all signed national letters of intent to play for the Trojans starting in 2021. Continue reading “USC signs three outside attackers with extensive postseason experience”

Off the Block announces George Mason All-Decade Starting Lineup

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Jonathan Bates | Associate Editor

Some of the best players in George Mason program history are concluding the decade with an additional college men’s volleyball honor.

Off the Block announced on Friday the seven players selected to the George Mason All-Decade Starting Lineup presented by Off the Block.

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Loyola unveils highly touted recruiting class

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Loyola continued to maintain its national recruiting footprint — and is even now expanding into Europe.

Coach Mark Hulse announced Thursday that high school seniors Jonathan Drysdale-Anderson, Josh Gottlieb, Dan Mangun, Jack Martel, Ben Motplaisir, Matt Oakley, Justin Ross and Parker Van Buren have all signed national letters of intent to play for the Ramblers starting in 2021. Continue reading “Loyola unveils highly touted recruiting class”

Hawai’i, Lewis to square off in NCAA Tournament semifinal rematch

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Jonathan Bates | Associate Editor

Hawai’i will play four matches in five days on the mainland in mid-January, starting with a rematch of a 2019 NCAA tournament semifinals match versus Lewis.

The Bows won that semifinals match in four games, and advanced to the championship match where they lost to host, Long Beach State.

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McKendree, UC San Diego to play neutral site match in 2020

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Jonathan Bates | Associate Editor

Two teams that were regulars in the Division II Coaches Poll last year will face off in a neutral site match at the Lindenwood Invitational in late January 2020. McKendree finished third in the final poll, while UC San Diego received votes.

Other teams taking part in the tournament are Grand Canyon, Lindenwood, and Lees-McRae.

This is the second edition of the tournament. Last year’s participants were Lindewood, McKendree, Quincy, Long Beach, Lourdes, and Alderson Broaddus.

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