It didn’t take long for Lewis outside attacker Greg Petty to make a name for himself from the serving line at a top international tournament.
Petty had a match-high five aces as the United States swept Honduras 25-12, 25-12, 25-16 in its pool-play opener at the NORCECA Men’s Junior Continental Championship on Monday in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Twelve college men’s volleyball players have been selected to represent the United States at an international tournament.
USA Volleyball announced Thursday its final roster for the 2012 NORCECA Men’s Junior (U-21) Continental Championship that will begin this weekend in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Loyola for the first time in more than 10 years will return to one of the most historic NCAA volleyball non-conference tournaments.
The Volleyball Hall of Fame announced Monday that Loyola along with Juniata, Harvard and the host school Springfield will compete in the four-team 2013 Morgan Classic on Feb. 1-2 in Holyoke, Mass.
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A USA Volleyball coach with the national sitting team will now become the head coach of the defending Conference Carolinas champions.
The Pfeiffer athletics department announced earlier this week that Greg Walker will be the new head coach of the Falcons men’s and women’s teams for the upcoming season.
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Kevin Burch after helping guide Springfield to a NCAA Division III championship will now join the coaching staff of the defending NCAA Division I champions.
UC Irvine announced Friday that it hired Burch to be an assistant coach for the upcoming season.
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A Pfeiffer middle attacker was killed during the weekend as a result of a car accident.
Lance Johnson, a junior, died in a one-car accident Sunday near his home in Pennsylvania, according to the Pfeiffer athletics department.
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A former all-conference libero from Lewis will move to the college sidelines for the upcoming season.
The Toledo athletics department announced Monday that it hired Nick Perakes to serve as a women’s volleyball assistant coach for the 2012 season.
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Penn State after a one-year hiatus will return to Hawaii to open its season at the annual Outrigger Invitational.
The Nittany Lions return to the island was made official last week as Hawai’i unveiled its 2013 schedule and announced that Penn State, Ohio State and UCLA will play in the school’s home tournament in January 2013.
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Eighteen incoming college freshmen recruits were among the players receiving one of the nation’s top high school volleyball honors.
Volleyball Magazine in its August issue released its 2012 Boys’ High School All-American Teams that featured incoming college recruits from 11 NCAA Division I-II schools.
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Three NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams received a national honor for their performance in the classroom during the 2011-12 school year.
The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced Friday that George Mason, Harvard and Stanford earned the annual Team Academic Award.
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