Inside the VolleyMetrics: Pfeiffer, George Mason earn rally of week honors

[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

Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

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

The 10 bold predictions for 2016 college men’s volleyball season

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

Top 15 college men’s volleyball headlines from the off-season

It’s been eight long, and at times chaotic, months to the college men’s volleyball off-season but the new season is finally within everyone’s grasp.

Check out the top 15 news items from college men’s volleyball off-season that you need to know about before the 2016 season begins in January. Continue reading