The postseason opens with the newest conference in college men’s volleyball taking center stage.
The Conference Carolinas Tournament kicks off the entire postseason tonight with two quarterfinal matches. Limestone and Barton will face each other with the winner advancing to play the No. 1 seed Erskine in the semifinals, while Mount Olive looks to make another postseason run as it plays host to Lees-McRae.
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It was only fitting in a season when Erskine seemingly came out of nowhere to get into first place, the team was nowhere near the court when it won the program’s first regular season championship.
Erskine on an off-day clinched the Conference Carolinas regular season championship thanks to Barton upsetting second-place Mount Olive on Wednesday in Wilson, N.C.
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Two top 10 nationally ranked teams losing and multiple teams extended double-digit winning streaks were among the headlines the last few days.
Check out the five things to take away from the college men’s volleyball matches this weekend.
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The madness of March has descended onto college men’s volleyball.
No. 1 Loyola and Penn State highlights the slate of matches tonight as both teams eye picking up another signature non-conference victory that could impress the NCAA Tournament selection committee. In addition, No. 7 USC will play host to Cal State Northridge and needs a victory to remain in contention for a possible NCAA Tournament at-large bid.
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Would anyone expect anything else at this point: another weekend of dramatic matches and upsets in college men’s volleyball.
Check out the top five things to take away from this weekend’s action.
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Off the Blocked selected and seeded the 65 players in a bracket, and now it is up to the fans to determine who should win the Off the Block Fan Choice Player of the Year.
The Fan Choice Player of the Year recognizes the best individual performances from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball players during the season and gives volleyball fans from around the world the chance decide the winner through online voting.
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The two-time defending Conference Carolinas champions Mount Olive is projected to make it a three-peat this upcoming season.
Mount Olive received five of six first-place votes to finish atop the Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches Poll that was released Friday.
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A seven-match homestand to close out the season and four road matches against teams from the Conference Carolinas highlights the 2012 Quincy regular season schedule that the team released Thursday.
Quincy ended last season in sixth place in the MIVA and reached the conference tournament semifinals for the first time in program history. The Hawks have four starters returning for the upcoming season, including outside attacker Joseph Sokol who led the team in kills last year.
Check out the five things to know about Quincy’s schedule for the upcoming season.
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