Barton to return to Grow the Game Challenge in 2019 season

[Editor’s note: Off the Block each day from Aug. 6-15 will unveil one team participating in the 2019 Grow the Game Challenge. The entire tournament field and match schedule will be unveiled Thursday, Aug. 16.]

The presumed preseason favorite to win the ConfCarolinas championship will return to the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge in 2019. Continue reading “Barton to return to Grow the Game Challenge in 2019 season”

Grand Canyon to return to Grow the Game Challenge in 2019

[Editor’s note: Off the Block each day from Aug. 6-15 will unveil one team participating in the 2019 Grow the Game Challenge. The entire tournament field and match schedule will be unveiled Thursday, Aug. 16.]

A national ranked team will travel across the country to compete in the 2019 Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge. Continue reading “Grand Canyon to return to Grow the Game Challenge in 2019”

Long Beach, UCLA, Pepperdine players make U.S. roster for exhibition series

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Four current college men’s volleyball players will be on the U.S. roster for exhibition matches against Argentina.

Long Beach State outside attacker TJ DeFalco and opposite Kyle Ensing, UCLA setter Micah Ma’a and Pepperdine outside attacker David Wieczorek were selected to play in the three-match series that begins Wednesday. Continue reading “Long Beach, UCLA, Pepperdine players make U.S. roster for exhibition series”

Lincoln Memorial to play in home-state event Grow the Game Challenge in 2019

[Editor’s note: Off the Block each day from Aug. 6-15 will unveil one team participating in the 2019 Grow the Game Challenge. The entire tournament field and match schedule will be released Thursday, Aug. 16.]

The defending IVA champions will once again make the trip across its home state of Tennessee to compete in the nation’s largest college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament. Continue reading “Lincoln Memorial to play in home-state event Grow the Game Challenge in 2019”

Lindenwood to compete in 2019 Grow the Game Challenge

[Editor’s note: Off the Block each day from Aug. 6-15 will unveil one team participating in the 2019 Grow the Game Challenge. The entire tournament field and match schedule will be released Thursday, Aug. 16.]

The Grow the Game Challenge champions will have a chance to defend its title next season at the non-conference tournament. Continue reading “Lindenwood to compete in 2019 Grow the Game Challenge”

King schedules home matches vs. Lewis, Loyola for 2019

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It’s been a pretty good couple of months for King — first a ConfCarolinas championship and now landing home matches versus likely top-10 ranked teams.

King announced during the weekend that it will open the 2019 season with home non-conference matches against both Lewis on Jan. 11 and Loyola on Jan. 12 in Bristol, Tennessee. Continue reading “King schedules home matches vs. Lewis, Loyola for 2019”

Lincoln Memorial, Hawai’i to play two-match series in 2019

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Lincoln Memorial proved its willing to travel to play top quality non-conference matches — even if that opponent is more than 4,000 miles from Tennessee.

Lincoln Memorial as part of recently unveiling its 2019 schedule announced it will play a two-match road series against Hawai’i on Feb. 15-17.