There will be another Sander at BYU following the 2014 season.
BYU coach Chris McGown announced Thursday that Brenden Sander, the brother of All-American outside Taylor Sander, was among the five high school seniors who signed national letters of intent to join the Cougars starting in 2015. Continue reading →
[Editor's note: BYU All-American opposite Ben Patch after earning the National Newcomer of the Year in May opted to step away from college men's volleyball to go on a two-year mission trip with the LDS church. Throughout his mission trip, Off the Block will post updates provided by Patch to give volleyball fans an inside look at the All-American's journey. Patch is currently serving his mission in Columbus, Ohio. In addition, these entries are written by Patch. His views do not necessarily represent those of Off the Block]
All the bids are in, but where the men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament will be played in the upcoming seasons remain uncertain.
The NCAA on Wednesday is scheduled to announce the finalists and potentially the host sites for the 2015-18 NCAA Tournaments. While the NCAA did not reveal the names of the more than 20 bids submitted to host an upcoming men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament, there are several locations that could be ideal venues for the event.
Following four challenging preliminary round matches, the United States is now in position to secure spot in the World Championship quarterfinals but will have to defeat one of the top volleyball nations in the world to earn the berth.
The U.S. Men’s Junior National Team will play Brazil in the Round of 16 at the FIVB U21 Men’s Junior World Championship on Tuesday and try to move one step closer to capturing the nation’s first medal at this international tournament.
Check out what to know about this elimination postseason match and how to follow it live.
There will be a Final Four feel right from the start of Lewis’ upcoming season.
Lewis announced earlier this week that it will open the season with five non-conference matches against the MPSF, including home matches against the two teams in last season’s NCAA finals: UC Irvine and BYU. Continue reading →
Four current college men’s volleyball players, including two All-Americans, have a chance to represent the United States at an upcoming international tournament.
USA Volleyball announced Wednesday that BYU outside attacker Taylor Sander, Pepperdine outside attacker Josh Taylor, UC Irvine libero Michael Brinkley and Long Beach State setter Connor Olbright were among the 18 players included on the U.S. preliminary roster for the Pan American Cup tournament. Continue reading →