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

2015 Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team released

A nationwide voting committee selected eight players to the annual Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team.

The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team honors the top NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball freshmen players from the regular season. It is also the only Freshmen All-American Team presented in college men’s volleyball. Continue reading

Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

In a weekend that already has several upsets, there is a chance for even more.

No. 4 BYU will look to rebound from its upset loss as it plays Stanford again to close out their two-match series. In addition, George Mason will try to beat its second nationally team in the last two weeks as it plays host to No. 11 Ohio State. Continue reading