Hawai’i, Loyola starters make U.S. roster for NORCECA Championship Cup

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Two of the top players in college men’s volleyball will represent the United States at an upcoming international tournament.

USA Volleyball announced Wednesday that Loyola setter Garrett Zolg and Hawai’i middle attacker Patrick Gasman were selected to country’s 14-player roster for the upcoming NORCECA Championship Cup. Continue reading “Hawai’i, Loyola starters make U.S. roster for NORCECA Championship Cup”

Hawai’i outside makes U.S. roster for Pan American Games

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Hawai’i outside attacker Colton Cowell three months after standing out on the biggest college men’s volleyball stage will now represent the United States at an international event.

Cowell was among the 12 players selected to the U.S. roster for the Pan American Games men’s volleyball tournament that starts Tuesday in Peru. Continue reading “Hawai’i outside makes U.S. roster for Pan American Games”

Hawai’i recruits leads Brazil to bronze medal at U21 World Championship

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A Hawai’i incoming recruit delivered his best performance at the FIVB U21 World Championship to put Brazil on the medal podium.

Middle attacker Guilherme Voss Messias Dos Santos had a match-high seven blocks as Brazil swept Russia 25-21, 27-25, 25-12 in the bronze-medal match of the World Championship on Saturday in Bahrain. Continue reading “Hawai’i recruits leads Brazil to bronze medal at U21 World Championship”

Hawai’i opposite Parapunov makes Bulgaria preliminary roster for Volleyball Nations League

Hawai’i opposite Rado Parapunov will go from playing in the NCAA Tournament finals to possibly playing in the world’s biggest international tournament.

Parapunov was selected to the Bulgarian Men’s National Team preliminary roster for the upcoming FIVB Volleyball Nations League. Continue reading “Hawai’i opposite Parapunov makes Bulgaria preliminary roster for Volleyball Nations League”

Hawai’i setter Worsley wins 2019 Lloy Ball Award

Hawai’i setter Joe Worsley is officially the top setter in the country.

Off the Block announced Friday that a nationwide voting committee selected Worsley as the recipient of the 2019 Lloy Ball Award.

The Lloy Ball Award, which is named after the former Purdue Fort Wayne All-American and U.S. Olympian setter, is presented to the nation’s best setter in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball during the regular season. Continue reading “Hawai’i setter Worsley wins 2019 Lloy Ball Award”