For the first time in a decade, Ball State and BYU will play a non-conference match against each other.
Ball State coach Joel Walton said in an interview with Off the Block on Wednesday that the Cardinals and Cougars have agreed to play a two-match series during the 2015 season in Provo, Utah.
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.
The top assistant coach for BYU is getting a promotion for the upcoming season.
BYU announced last week that Rob Neilson was named the team’s associate head coach under Chris McGown.
The reigning NCAA champions have reloaded its roster for the future seasons.
Loyola led all schools with seven incoming high school recruits named to the recently released Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 recruits.
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.
The fans have spoken and BYU outside attacker Taylor Sander is the 2014 Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Fan Choice Player of the Year.
Sander received more than 2,000 votes in the four-person championship round to win the annual college men’s volleyball national award decided solely by the fans.
It was as crazy and dramatic as possible in the NCAA Tournament semifinals with both matches going to a decisive fifth game.
Check out Off the Block editor Vinnie Lopes breakdown the two semifinal matches and what to take away heading into the NCAA finals between Loyola and Stanford. Continue reading
Check out the complete postmatch interview for BYU following its five-game loss to Stanford in the NCAA Tournament semifinals on Thursday. Continue reading
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
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.