4 college players make U.S. preliminary roster for Pan Am Cup

Four current college men’s volleyball players, including two All-Americans, have a chance to represent the United States at an upcoming international tournament.

USA Volleyball announced Wednesday that BYU outside attacker Taylor Sander, Pepperdine outside attacker Josh Taylor, UC Irvine libero Michael Brinkley and Long Beach State setter Connor Olbright were among the 18 players included on the U.S. preliminary roster for the Pan American Cup tournament.
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Top 10 storylines from college men’s volleyball during the summer

So much for a quiet off-season summer in college men’s volleyball.

The last three months produced everything from the announcement of what conferences will have to participate in the new NCAA Tournament play-in match to schools scheduling big non-conference matches for the upcoming season. Check out the top 10 college men’s volleyball storylines from the summer.

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Ball State, George Mason to renew non-conference series in 2014

After a one-year break, Ball State and George Mason will renew their non-conference series beginning next season.

Off the Block was informed via email Monday that the two teams during the upcoming regular season will continue one of the nation’s longest standing non-conference series as Ball State will travel to play George Mason.

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Princeton among teams in tournament field for 2014 Morgan Classic

For the first time in its program history, Princeton will compete in one of the oldest and most prestigious annual non-conference men’s volleyball tournaments.

The Volleyball Hall of Fame informed Off the Block during the weekend that Princeton, UC Santa Cruz, Concordia and the host school Springfield will be the four-team field for the 2014 Volleyball Hall of Fame Morgan Classic.
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