UC Irvine projected to win MPSF in conference’s preseason poll

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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2013 Off the Block Preseason All-American Teams released

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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Ohio State lands highly recruited New York setter, two outside attackers

Two all-state high school seniors and a league most valuable player highlights Ohio State’s latest recruiting class.

Ohio State announced Monday that it signed Christy Blough, Gabriel Domecus and Miles Johnson to letters of national intent to join the Buckeyes beginning in the 2014 season.
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Page leads UCLA past rival USC in preseason tournament

Outside attacker Robart Page led the Bruins with 15 kills as UCLA overcame a one-game deficit to defeated its cross-town rival USC 19-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-17 on Friday at SAC Tournament.

Page was one of three Bruins with at least nine kills in the opener of its UCLA’s preseason home tournament. Outside attackers Kene Izuchukwu and Gonzalo Quiroga each had nine kills in the victory.
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