Cal Baptist did not commit a single attack error in the final two games as it rallied to upset No. 13 CSUN 25-23, 13-25, 17-25, 25-17, 15-9 on Wednesday in Riverside, California.
The Lancers had four players finish with double-digit kills against the Matadors. Setter Cody Jackson also guided the offense to hit a season-high .340, including having a .812 attack percentage in the fourth game and a .667 attack percentage in the decisive fifth game. Continue reading “Audio: Cal Baptist coach Schmitt discusses upset win vs. No. 13 CSUN”
Check out Off the Block special contributor Jonathan Bates’ postmatch interviews with UCLA coach John Speraw and Cal Baptist coach Derek Schmitt after No. 4/4 UCLA swept No. 15 Cal Baptist on Wednesday. Continue reading “Video: Coaches react to No. 4/4 UCLA sweeping No. 15 Cal Baptist”
Middle attacker Enrique Garcia had a match-high 15 kills on a .789 attack percentage and eight blocks as Cal Baptist upset No. 11 UC Irvine 25-17, 25-23, 20-25, 25-19 on Wednesday in Irvine, California.
Check out Off the Block’s postmatch interview with Cal Baptist coach Derek Schmitt as he discusses the team’s conference road victory. Continue reading “Audio: Cal Baptist coach reacts to upset win vs. No. 11 UC Irvine”
Check out Off the Block’s interview with recently hired Cal Baptist coach Derek Schmitt his new team. Continue reading “Audio: New Cal Baptist coach Schmitt discusses taking over team”
The coach who helped guide Erskine in its second year of existence to a berth in the NCAA Tournament is moving to the MPSF.
Cal Baptist announced Tuesday that it hired Derek Schmitt to be its assistant coach for the upcoming season.
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Erskine isn’t just satisfied with reaching the NCAA Tournament.
Coach Derek Schmitt said in an interview with Off the Block following his team winning the Conference Carolinas championship last week that despite Erskine being significant underdogs he feels the Fleet will be competitive in their upcoming NCAA Tournament match.
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