Seniors Barsemian, Hoppe to return to Concordia-Irvine for 2021 season

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The top offensive players for Concordia-Irvine are coming back for another season.

Coach Shawn Patchell informed Off the Block that senior outside attackers Raymond Barsemian and Jordan Hoppe will play for the Eagles in 2021 while pursuing advanced degrees at the university. Continue reading “Seniors Barsemian, Hoppe to return to Concordia-Irvine for 2021 season”

Men’s volleyball committee to provide feedback to NCAA Tournament contraction proposal

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Members of the NCAA men’s volleyball committee know they have work to do in the upcoming weeks.

Committee chair Lenny Kaplan said in an interview with Off the Block on Monday that the committee is preparing a formal response to a proposal that would reduce the men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament from seven to four teams. Continue reading “Men’s volleyball committee to provide feedback to NCAA Tournament contraction proposal”