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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First-year UC Irvine head coach David Kniffin has signed his first two recruits.
UC Irvine announced last week that it signed high school seniors Tucker Pikula and Reid Dominguez to letters of national intent to join the Anteaters beginning in the 2014 season.
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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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Check out the postseason match results for Division I-II men’s volleyball team that were in preseason action this weekend. Some scores have not been reported.
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UCLA’s preseason home tournament could not have gone much better for the Bruins and new head coach John Speraw.
UCLA defeated Cal State Northridge and UC Santa Barbara on the final day of the SAC Tournament on Saturday to finish the preseason event undefeated.
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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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