Rested DeFalco powers U.S. past Serbia at Volleyball Nations League

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The additional rest worked out alright for outside attacker TJ DeFalco.

DeFalco in his season debut at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League finished with a match-high 23 kills on a .625 attack percentage as the United States defeated Serbia 26-24, 23-25, 25-23, 25-20 on Wednesday in Bulgaria. Continue reading “Rested DeFalco powers U.S. past Serbia at Volleyball Nations League”

Long Beach outside Nikolov leads Bulgaria to sweep at Volleyball Nations League

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Alex Nikolov one month after leading Long Beach State to the brink of a NCAA title has now led Bulgaria to its first win at a major international tournament.

The outside attacker finished with a match-high 20 kills on a .516 attack percentage as Bulgaria swept Iran 25-19, 25-23, 26-24 on Tuesday in Sofia, Bulgaria at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League. Continue reading “Long Beach outside Nikolov leads Bulgaria to sweep at Volleyball Nations League”

Former Mount Olive, Pepperdine coaches join revamped Loyola coaching staff

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A former NCAA champion and former ConfCarolinas Coach of the Year will join new head coach John Hawks at Loyola.

Hawks weeks after being named the Ramblers head coach announced Thursday that he hired Ali’i Keohohou and Scott Kevorken to be assistant coaches. Continue reading “Former Mount Olive, Pepperdine coaches join revamped Loyola coaching staff”