[Editor’s note: Off the Block is partnering with VolleyMetrics this season to provide the volleyball community with an in-depth analysis at the stats and in-match metrics for college men’s volleyball. The following analysis is from VolleyMetrics.]
Pfeiffer overcoming multiple blocks from George Mason to win a rally that lasted about 50 seconds was selected as the VolleyMetrics Rally of the Week. Continue reading →
The biggest non-conference weekend in college men’s volleyball continues with multiple match-ups against nationally ranked teams.
No. 3 Loyola and No. 2 UC Irvine will meet in a rematch from last year’s postseason with both teams trying to get a signature non-conference victory. In addition, No. 1 BYU will attempt to avoid upset as it plays host to No. 14 George Mason. Continue reading →
Who cares about safe preseason college men’s volleyball predictions — it’s time to make some big and bold calls.
With the regular season starting this weekend, Off the Block is making its annual bold predictions on everything from the teams that could go undefeated to who will pull off a big upset. Continue reading →
The 17-time defending EIVA champions Penn State remains the clear preseason conference favorite but its lead has narrowed.
The Nittany Lions received six of eight first-place votes as it beat second-place George Mason by four points to earn the top spot in the EIVA Preseason Coaches Poll released Thursday. Continue reading →
Check out Off the Block’s interview from the weekend with new George Mason coach Jay Hosack as he discusses his team’s preseason and preparing for several early-season non-conference matches against projected nationally ranked teams. Continue reading →
One of the top teams in the EIVA will play Coker during the upcoming season.
Coker as part of recently unveiling its 2016 schedule announced it will have a road non-conference match against George Mason on Feb. 12 in the first meeting between the two schools. Continue reading →