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[Editor’s note: Off the Block will preview each NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball conference leading up to the 2019 season opener on Dec. 30. This conference previews examines every team in the ConfCarolinas.]
The average college men’s volleyball fan may not be name every team in the ConfCarolinas. However, the ConfCarolinas in recent years has been one of the nation’s most drastically improved men’s volleyball conferences.
Continue reading “Quick-hits: What to know about ConfCarolinas teams for 2019 season”
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A lot has happened in college men’s volleyball since the NCAA Tournament in May.
With the 2019 regular season starting two weeks ago, it’s time to get caught up on the top news from the offseason. Check out the top 10 items to know heading in the 2019 season.
Continue reading “Recap: What happened this college men’s volleyball offseason”
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Four years of waiting has culminated with Emmanuel officially now getting its shot to compete in the Conference Conference Carolinas championship
The Conference Carolinas announced last week that Emmanuel will be eligible for the postseason and conference championship after the NCAA granted the college full NCAA Division II membership.
Continue reading “Emmanuel to be eligible for ConfCarolinas Tournament in 2019”
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A former All-ConfCarolinas player will return to the conference as a head coach.
Emmanuel announced recently that it hired James Friddle to be its new head coach for the 2019 season.
Continue reading “Emmanuel tabs former King opposite Friddle as new head coach”
The non-conference schedule for Emmanuel will be a challenge right from the start of the season.
Emmanuel as part of unveiling its 2018 schedule announced it make an early season non-conference road trip to play Ball State in the program’s first match versus a projected nationally ranked team.
Continue reading “Ball State schedules first meeting vs. ConfCarolinas school Emmanuel “
The newest college men’s volleyball program will play its inaugural match on the road against a Conference Carolinas school.
Lincoln Memorial announced it will play Emmanuel in the season-opener as the school recently unveiled the entire schedule for the program’s first year.
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Emmanuel stayed within its own athletics department to find its next men’s volleyball head coach.
The Conference Carolinas school announced during the weekend that it promoted former assistant coach Chad Nelson to be its new head coach for the upcoming season.
Continue reading “Emmanuel names former assistant Nelson new head coach”
Check out the five things to take away from the NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball matches this weekend.
Continue reading “Quick hits: 5 things to take away from the weekend in college volleyball”
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 “Season Preview: Teams that may surprise everyone in 2015”
Emmanuel in its inaugural season as a NCAA Division II provisional member will play its first match in program history against an EIVA opponent.
The newest Conference Carolinas school recently announced that it scheduled a non-conference match against Sacred Heart in the upcoming season.
Continue reading “Sacred Heart, emerging NCAA Division II team Emmanuel to play in 2015”