UC Irvine will open the upcoming season in the rankings where it finished last season.
The defending NCAA champion Anteaters received all 16 first-place votes to finish atop the preseason AVCA coaches poll released Friday afternoon.
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Conference coaches are picking Penn State to win a record 15th consecutive EIVA championship during the upcoming season.
The Nittany Lions received six of eight first-place votes to finish atop the EIVA Preseason Coaches Poll released Friday afternoon.
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There will be a new look to the MIVA in the upcoming season.
The MIVA earlier this week as part of announcing its preseason coaches poll and preseason all-conference teams aslo unveiled its new conference logo
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After reaching the Final Four last season, Lewis officially enters the upcoming season the preseason favorite to repeat as conference championships.
The defending conference championships Flyers received six of eight first-place votes and had 62 points to finish atop the MIVA Preseason Coaches Poll released Tuesday morning.
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Two members of the U.S. Boys Youth National Team highlights Ball State’s three-person recruiting class.
Ball State announced Thursday that high school seniors Brendan Surane, Alex Pia and Connor Gross have signed national letters of intent to play for the Cardinals beginning in 2014.
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Another NCAA Division II college from the Midwest will sponsor men’s volleyball.
McKendree University announced Tuesday that it will sponsor men’s volleyball as a varsity sport and field a team in time for the 2014 season.
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UC Irvine was not only projected to win the MPSF championship for upcoming season — it the choice by almost unanimous consensus.
The defending-NCAA champion Anteaters received all but two of the 13 first-place votes and 143 points to finish atop the MSPF preseason coaches poll released Tuesday afternoon.
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A conference most valuable player award winner and an all-state honoree have committed to play at UC San Diego.
UC San Diego announced Monday that it signed high school seniors Griffin Galvin and Adam Martell to national letters of intent to join the Tritons beginning in the 2014 season.
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A nationwide voting committee selected 20 players to the Off the Block Preseason All-American Teams.
The Off the Block Preseason All-American Teams recognizes the NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball players projected to be the best in the nation during the upcoming season. Ten players were selected as Preseason First-Team All-Americans and 10 players were named Preseason Second-Team All-Americans.
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Despite a conference affiliation change for every other team in the athletics department, the Grand Canyon men’s volleyball team will be staying put.
Grand Canyon confirmed to Off the Block on Wednesday that the Antelopes will remain in the MIVA for the upcoming seasons.
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