Check out this breakdown from Off the Block editor Vinnie Lopes of the college men’s volleyball matches on Friday. Continue reading
Check out Off the Block’s postmatch interview with coach Jeff Campbell one day after No. 15 CSUN upset No, 7 USC in four games on Wednesday. Continue reading
Freshman outside attacker J.T. had a match-high 17 kills as No. 9 UCLA overcame a one-game deficit to defeat No. 14 Cal State Northridge 16-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-23 on Tuesday. Continue reading
Check out all the matches tonight involving NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams and how to follow those matches live. Continue reading
One month into the season and the matches only continue to get more critical each week.
No. 2 USC and No. 6 Hawai’i playing in the final of their two-match series highlights the slate of matches tonight. In addition, both Cal State Northridge and George Mason will attempt to pull off upsets against top-10 nationally ranked teams. Continue reading
No. 2 USC on a night when it honored two of the top offensive players in its program’s history had its best offensive performance of the season.
USC finished with a season-high .543 attack percentage as it swept Cal State Northridge 25-16, 25-17, 25-17 on Friday in Los Angeles to remain undefeated this season. Continue reading
Middle attacker Conrad Kaminski had a match-high 12 blocks and added nine kills as No. 12 Stanford defeated Cal State Northridge 26-24, 19-25, 25-19, 22-25, 15-3 on Friday in Palo Alto, California.
Kaminski also helped keep the Matadors without a kill and to a negative-.625 attack percentage in the decisive fifth game. Stanford finished the conference match out-hitting Cal State Northridge .205 to .171. Continue reading
Check out coach Jeff Campbell’s postmatch interview Off the Block special contributor Ted Wang following Cal State Northridge’s five-game loss to No. 12 Stanford on Friday. Continue reading
Opposite Damani Lenore had a match-high 12 kills as No. 15 Cal State Northridge swept UC San Diego 25-20, 25-13, 25-21 on Friday in Northridge, California.
The Matadors in the conference victory out-hit the Tritons .301 to .027 and had three players finish with at least nine kills. Along with Lenore, outside attacker Sam Holt had 11 kills, while middle attacker Greg Faulker added nine kills. Continue reading
Who doesn’t like a team that becomes the feel-good story of the season by exceeding preseason expectations.
Several teams that last season finished outside the national rankings or missed their conference tournament could have big seasons in 2015. Continue reading