Audio: Committee chair Shayka discusses future NCAA Tourney structure

Check out Off the Block’s interview with Ron Shayka, the NCAA men’s volleyball committee chairman and George Mason associate athletics director, as he discusses the recent NCAA annual meeting, possible changes to the upcoming NCAA Tournament and the coaching change at George Mason. Continue reading

Projected top 10 college men’s volleyball teams for 2016 season

The on-campus championship celebration for Loyola hasn’t even happened yet, but it’s time to start looking forward to the 2016 season.

Check out Off the Block’s early projections at what teams will be in the top top 10 of the preseason national rankings for the upcoming season that is eight months away from starting. Continue reading

Conference tournament semifinal matches to follow tonight

Three more spots to Conference Championship Friday will be decided tonight.

The MIVA Tournament semifinals continue as Loyola plays host to Ohio State with a chance to reach the conference finals for the third straight year. In addition, the EIVA Tournament gets underway with both semifinal matches. Continue reading

Finalists announced for Off the Block/Springbak National Server of Year

A nationwide voting committee selected Loyola outside attacker Thomas Jaeschke, Penn State outside attacker Aaron Russell and George Mason opposite Paco Velez as finalists for the annual Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Server of the Year.

The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Server of the Year recognizes the top individual serving performance from a NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball player during the regular season. Continue reading