Some of the top coaches and players throughout the 58-year history of the MIVA are now officially in the conference’s hall of fame.
The MIVA in its second year since establishing the honor formally inducted the 10 individuals to the MIVA Hall of Fame on Saturday in O’Fallon, Illinois. Continue reading “Legendary players, coaches inducted into MIVA Hall of Fame”
Ohio State outside attacker Nicolas Szerszen is now in a category all by himself throughout the almost 60-year history of the MIVA.
The senior All-American on Wednesday was named the 2018 MIVA Player of the Year to become the first three-time recipient of the award in the conference’s history. Continue reading “Ohio State’s Szerszen makes history with third MIVA Player of Year”
Check out all the matches today involving NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams and how to follow them live. Continue reading “Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight”
Five college men’s volleyball players have earned national awards for being the best at their position. Continue reading “Off the Block, Molten unveil National Position Player of Week Awards”
Even being out-blocked and out-hit, Fort Wayne still found a way to pull off one of the biggest upsets of the season.
Fort Wayne held No. 3/4 UC Irvine to a negative-.167 attack percentage in the decisive fifth game as the Mastodons upset the Anteaters 25-18, 18-25, 25-23, 23-25, 15-9 on Wednesday in Irvine, California. Continue reading “Fort Wayne knocks off No. 3/4 UC Irvine for historic upset win”
Listen to Off the Block’s postmatch interview with setter Michael Keegan after he helped Fort Wayne upset No. 3/4 UC Irvine in five games on Wednesday. Continue reading “Audio: Fort Wayne setter reacts to pulling off road upset vs. UC Irvine”
Off the Block editor Vinnie Lopes is joined by his six-month old daughter Ady who helps her dad breakdown the top college men’s volleyball matches this weekend. Plus, she predicts the match winners. Continue reading “Video: Cutest little volleyball reporter predicts match winners”
Within a two-month span, middle attacker Tomas Gago went from not even officially being on the Fort Wayne roster to earning his first college national award.
Off the Block announced Monday that Gago was selected as the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Freshman of the Week. Continue reading “Fort Wayne middle Gago named National Freshman of Week”
Fort Wayne just weeks before the start of the season has added another recruit who has experience playing in some of the world’s biggest youth volleyball tournaments. Continue reading “Middle attacker on Chilean National Team commits to Fort Wayne”
Listen to Off the Block’s interview with Fort Wayne coach Rock Perrotte as he discusses the team’s improved work ethic during the preseason and why outside attacker Pelegrin Vargas is ready for a breakout year in 2018. The coach also explains how the Mastodons are helping Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Continue reading “Audio: Fort Wayne coach says Mastodons significantly improved from last season”