2019 senior starter production lost (MIVA edition)

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Jonathan Bates | Associate Editor

As noted before, this was a historic year for the high-level of production and sheer number of contributing seniors in college men’s volleyball. Since the season is over, Off the Block has crunched the numbers for 41 of the 43 with senior starters this past season, and we will be unveiling the data in a six-post installment.

The percentage of production lost is from starting seniors only. Off the Block included liberos as starters, and some teams will have more than seven starters listed as some teams have two players split time as starters at a given position.

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Purdue Fort Wayne setter makes Portugal roster for Volleyball Nations League

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A Purdue Fort Wayne setter will have an opportunity to represent Portugal in the most prestigious international tournament.

Frederico Santos was named to the Portuguese Men’s National Team preliminary roster for the FIVB Volleyball Nations League that will take place this summer. Continue reading “Purdue Fort Wayne setter makes Portugal roster for Volleyball Nations League”

Hawai’i opposite Parapunov makes Bulgaria preliminary roster for Volleyball Nations League

Hawai’i opposite Rado Parapunov will go from playing in the NCAA Tournament finals to possibly playing in the world’s biggest international tournament.

Parapunov was selected to the Bulgarian Men’s National Team preliminary roster for the upcoming FIVB Volleyball Nations League. Continue reading “Hawai’i opposite Parapunov makes Bulgaria preliminary roster for Volleyball Nations League”

2019 senior starter production lost (Independent teams edition)

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Jonathan Bates | Associate Editor

As noted before, this was a historic year for the high-level of production and sheer number of contributing seniors in college men’s volleyball. Since the season is over, Off the Block has crunched the numbers for 41 of the 43 with senior starters this past season, and we will be unveiling the data in a six-post installment.

The percentage of production lost is from starting seniors only. Off the Block included liberos as starters, and some teams will have more than seven starters listed as some teams have two players split time as starters at a given position.

Continue reading “2019 senior starter production lost (Independent teams edition)”

2019 senior starter production lost (ConfCarolinas edition)

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Jonathan Bates | Associate Editor

As noted before, this was a historic year for the high-level of production and sheer number of contributing seniors in college men’s volleyball. Since the season is over, Off the Block has crunched the numbers for 41 of the 43 with senior starters this past season, and we will be unveiling the data in a six-post installment.

The percentage of production lost is from starting seniors only. Off the Block included liberos as starters, and some teams will have more than seven starters listed as some teams have two players split time as starters at a given position.

Continue reading “2019 senior starter production lost (ConfCarolinas edition)”

UCLA middle Gyimah makes Canadian roster for Volleyball Nations League, Pan Am Cup

The top middle attacker in college men’s volleyball represent Canada at two international events during the summer.

Volleyball Canada announced Monday that UCLA middle attacker Daenan Gyimah was selected to both the Canadian Men’s National Team preliminary roster for the FIVB Volleyball Nations League and the Canadian Men’s “B” National Team roster for the NORCECA Pan American Cup. Continue reading “UCLA middle Gyimah makes Canadian roster for Volleyball Nations League, Pan Am Cup”

Penn State, UCLA, UCSB players pick up top honors at Pan Am Cup

The U21 Pan American Cup concluded with three U.S. players earning some of the tournament’s top individual awards.

UCLA libero Garland Peed, Penn State outside attacker Brett Wildman and UC Santa Barbara outside attacker Ryan Wilcox were all selected for honors at the international tournament during the weekend. Continue reading “Penn State, UCLA, UCSB players pick up top honors at Pan Am Cup”

2019 senior starter production lost (EIVA edition)

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Jonathan Bates | Associate Editor

As noted before, this was a historic year for the high-level of production and sheer number of contributing seniors in college men’s volleyball. Since the season is over, Off the Block has crunched the numbers for 41 of the 43 with senior starters this past season, and we will be unveiling the data in a six-post installment.

The percentage of production lost is from starting seniors only. Off the Block included liberos as starters, and some teams will have more than seven starters listed as some teams have two players split time as starters at a given position. Continue reading “2019 senior starter production lost (EIVA edition)”

United States closes out Pan Am Cup beating Dominican Republic

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Nothing new for Penn State outside attacker Brett Wildman in the final U.S. match at the U21 Pan American — just another big offensive performance

Wildman finished with a match-high 16 kills on 45.71 percent offensive efficiency as the United States defeated the Dominican Republic 25-17, 25-14, 20-25, 24-26, 15-12 in the fifth-place finals on Saturday in Peru. Continue reading “United States closes out Pan Am Cup beating Dominican Republic”