Loyola middle McAndrews wins Springbak, Inc. National Freshman of the Week

A freshman middle attacker who had multiple career matches to help Loyola maintain its No. 1 national ranking is now earning the first national award of his college career.

Off the Block announced Monday that Loyola middle attacker Owen McAndrews was selected as the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Freshman of the Week.

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The top 5 college men’s volleyball stories of the week

It’s your top five men’s volleyball story list, but with a twist.

Every Sunday during the men’s volleyball regular season, Off the Block will post the top five best men’s volleyball stories of the week from around the nation. The list, though, is based more on how well the reporter wrote and covered the story rather than just what happened on the court.

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Top 5 college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

The college men’s volleyball spotlight is shining bright on the Midwest and East Coast tonight.

No. 1 Loyola will try to keep its perfect record intact as it plays host to IPFW — a team that has a history of beating Loyola on its homecourt. In addition, out on the East Coast first-place in the EIVA will be on the line as Penn State and Harvard play each other.

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Top 5 college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

For it being a light slate of matches tonight, there is still plenty of intrigue.

One of the top defensive teams in the nation will go up against one of the top offensive teams in the nation as No. 4 UC Santa Barbara travels to play No. 9 Stanford. In addition, the Volleyball Hall of Fame Morgan Classic begins tonight with Princeton playing Concordia-Irvine in the semifinals.

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