U.S. reveals final roster for World Championship qualification tournament

The U.S. roster is set for the tournament that will determine if the country qualifies for the 2015 FIVB Men’s Junior World Championship.

USA Volleyball announced its 12-player roster that includes two Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshman All-American Team selections for the upcoming NORCECA Men’s U-21 Continental Championship.
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Volleyball Magazine announces 2014 Player of Year, All-American Teams

There will be no split decision this season on who is the National Player of the Year.

Outside attacker Taylor Sander after leading BYU to a conference title and NCAA Tournament berth was voted the 2014 Volleyball Magazine National Player of the Year in the magazine’s latest issue released earlier this week.
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Stanford finally knocks off BYU in 5 games, advances to NCAA finals

Fourth time was a charm for Stanford.

After losing three previous meetings this season, the No. 3 seed Stanford rallied from a one-game deficit and fought off two match-points to beat the No. 2 seed BYU 25-18, 21-25, 25-22, 29-27, 15-12 in the NCAA Tournament semifinals on Tuesday in Chicago. Continue reading

NCAA Tournament semifinal matches to follow tonight

Four teams remain and by the end of the night only two will be left still fighting for a national championship.

The NCAA Tournament semifinals get underway tonight at Loyola’s Gentile Arena as Stanford and BYU play each other in a rematch of the MPSF Tournament championship match. In addition, two traditional conference powerhouses Penn State and Loyola will meet in the other semifinal match.

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