BYU one year after finishing in second place in the MPSF is now projected to win the conference this upcoming season.
The Cougars received six of 12 first-place votes and finished in first place in the MPSF Preseason Coaches’ Poll that was released Wednesday.
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With the Penn State football team and university in the midst of a sexual-abuse scandal, the EIVA is fully supporting the Nittany Lions men’s volleyball team.
EIVA commissioner Ivan Marque issued a statement Monday that praised the Penn State men’s volleyball team and its head coach Mark Pavlik for the program’s quality, accountability and integrity.
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The defending NCAA champions have signed one of the top high school middle attackers in the nation.
Ohio State announced Monday that high school senior Driss Guessous signed a National Letter of Intent and will join the Buckeyes beginning in the 2013 season.
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The newly created Belmont Abbey College team will be the first Division I-II men’s volleyball program to have a female as its head coach.
Belmont Abbey announced Monday that it would add men’s volleyball as a varsity sport starting in 2013 and introduced Mary DeJute as the team’s head coach.
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A nationwide voting committee selected 21 players to the Off the Block Preseason All-American Teams.
The Off the Block Preseason All-American Teams recognizes the 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 11 players were named Preseason Second-Team All-Americans.
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A high school all-section player and a former member of a United States national youth team who are both taller than 6-foot-4-inches have committed to play at St. Francis
St. Francis announced Wednesday that high school seniors Michael Marshman and Drew Grehan have signed National Letters of Intent and will join the Red Flash beginning in the 2013 season.
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Penn State will play the toughest non-conference schedule this upcoming season, according to a college men’s volleyball ranking system.
The Nittany Lions have the hardest schedule in the Off the Block Relative Strength Factor Non-conference Preseason Rankings that were released Wednesday.
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Off the Block has developed a new system for ranking men’s volleyball teams that will be used in the upcoming season.
The Off the Block Relative Strength Factor is a mathematical equation created to give an accurate representation of the best Division I-II men’s volleyball teams in the nation.
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The person who oversaw one of the highest attended men’s volleyball NCAA Tournaments will be inducted into his school’s hall of fame.
IPFW announced Wednesday that Dan Gebhart, a former associate athletic director for operations and Mastodons men’s basketball player, was selected for the IPFW Athletics Hall of Fame.
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It is the week of giving thanks and college men’s volleyball followers and fans can be thankful about plenty of things in the sport.
Whether it is a playoff format to determine a champion or the individuals returning for the upcoming season, there are many good things happening in the sport right now. It’s now time to give thanks to some of those things in college men’s volleyball.
Here’s the list of the 11 things in college men’s volleyball to be thankful about for Thanksgiving 2011.
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