Ball State, North Greenville pair win U.S. beach volleyball national title

Ball State and North Greenville will now have national champions on their roster during the upcoming season — beach volleyball national champions.

Ball State outside attacker Kaleb Jenness and North Greenville Christian Phung competing as a pair went undefeated at the USA National Beach Tour Junior Championship in Siesta Key, Florida, to win the U18 Boys’ Division title. Continue reading “Ball State, North Greenville pair win U.S. beach volleyball national title”

The Buzz: Social media reaction to Ball State opening Shondell Practice Center

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The building named after the founder of college men’s volleyball in the Midwest is officially open.

Ball State held a dedication ceremony on Saturday to unveil the new Dr. Don Shondell Practice Center that will be located adjutant to Worthen Arena on the university’s campus in Muncie, Indiana. Continue reading “The Buzz: Social media reaction to Ball State opening Shondell Practice Center”

Legendary players, coaches inducted into MIVA Hall of Fame

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Some of the top coaches and players throughout the 58-year history of the MIVA are now officially in the conference’s hall of fame.

The MIVA in its second year since establishing the honor formally inducted the 10 individuals to the MIVA Hall of Fame on Saturday in O’Fallon, Illinois. Continue reading “Legendary players, coaches inducted into MIVA Hall of Fame”

Ohio State’s Szerszen makes history with third MIVA Player of Year

Ohio State outside attacker Nicolas Szerszen is now in a category all by himself throughout the almost 60-year history of the MIVA.

The senior All-American on Wednesday was named the 2018 MIVA Player of the Year to become the first three-time recipient of the award in the conference’s history. Continue reading “Ohio State’s Szerszen makes history with third MIVA Player of Year”