New college men’s volleyball national award named in honor of Ball

The National Setter of the Year award will be renamed to honor one of the best setters in college men’s volleyball and USA Volleyball history.

Off the Block announced Monday that the new national college men’s volleyball award will be named after former IPFW All-American setter and four-time U.S. Olympian Lloy Ball.

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Grand Canyon expands recruiting base with newest class

A current member of the Israeli Men’s National Team and a former high school sand volleyball state champion are among the newest commitments for Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon coach Jeremy Price announced earlier this week that Michael Milstein along with high school seniors Kevin Dodsworth, Skylan Eengleman, Blake Gorman, Josh Phalen and Luke Turner have all signed national letters of intent to join the Antelopes.

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2014 Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Division III Preseason All-American Teams released

A nationwide voting committee selected 20 players to the inaugural Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Division III Preseason All-American Teams.

The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Division III Preseason All-American Teams recognizes the NCAA Division III men’s volleyball players projected to be the best in the nation during the upcoming season.

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2014 Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Preseason All-American Teams released

A nationwide voting committee selected 21 players to the annual Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Preseason All-American Teams.

The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. 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.

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Cal State Northridge unveils newest recruiting class

Four high school seniors including players from Illinois and New York have committed to play for Cal State Northridge starting in the 2015 season.

Cal State Northridge coach Jeff Campbell announced earlier this week that Emerson Waumans, Jakob Karlsson, Justin Toth and Travis O’Gorman have signed national letters of intent with the Matadors.

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Q&A with St. Francis men’s volleyball coach Mike Rumbaugh

After two years of finishing outside the top four in the EIVA, St. Francis is eyeing a return to the postseason this upcoming season.

St. Francis coach Mike Rumbaugh said in an interview with Off the Block during the weekend that he feels confident the Red Flashes can contend for a spot in the four-team EIVA Tournament with how the team has looked in the fall preseason.

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Book about Ball State volleyball officially released in traditional paperback form

[Editor’s Note: Click here to order your copy of “The Volleyball Debate.”]

The book examining the controversial start to the Ball State University men’s volleyball team in the 1960s is now available for people to order today in a limited edition traditional paperback version.
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