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”
Middle attacker Patrick Gasman early in the third game with his team in the lead and serving cracked a giant smile while briefly chatting with a teammate.
Gasman isn’t the most emotional player Hawai’i. However, he had plenty of reasons to be enjoying himself on the court in the NCAA Tournament semifinals. Continue reading “Hawai’i puts away pesky Lewis to reach NCAA finals”
Off the Block each week throughout the rest of the regular season and during the postseason will unveil its latest detailed projections to the NCAA Tournament. Continue reading “Bracketology: Off the Block’s latest NCAA Tournament projections”
Two weeks before the start of the college men’s volleyball postseason and the bracketology battle teams remain tight.
Off the Block crunched the numbers using the same criteria as the selection committee to show how the top teams in the nation fare against each other in the race for the two at-large bids and NCAA Tournament positioning. Continue reading “Bracketology: Team comparisons using selection committee criteria”
Five college men’s volleyball players have earned national awards for being the best at their position. Continue reading “Off the Block announces winners of National Position Player of Week Awards”
So much for the notion that No. 2/2 Hawai’i can’t win on the road.
Middle attacker Patrick Gasman had 10 kills on a .909 attack percentage and a match-high five blocks as Hawai’i swept No. 7/8 BYU 25-20, 25-20, 25-14 to win the BYU Invitational on Saturday. Continue reading “Video: Hawai’i blows through BYU for 20th consecutive sweep”
Check out Off the Block’s postmatch interview with assistant coach Joshua Walker after No. 2/2 Hawai’i swept No. 8/7 BYU on Saturday. Continue reading “Video: Hawai’i assistant coach discusses road sweep of BYU”
Both outside attackers Stijn van Tilburg and Colton Cowell had double-digit kills and hit more than .300 as No. 2/2 Hawai’i swept Princeton 25-17, 25-18, 25-22 on Friday at the BYU Invitational. Continue reading “Video: Hawai’i balanced offensive attack too much for Princeton”
Check out Off the Block associate editor Jonathan Bates’ postmatch interview with outside attacker Colton Cowell after No. 2/2 Hawai’i swept Princeton on Friday. Continue reading “Video: Hawai’i outside discusses sweeping Princeton”
There are plenty of compelling matches this weekend across all levels of college men’s volleyball.
Check out the Off the Block National Matches of the Weekend for NCAA Division I-II, NCAA Division III and NAIA men’s volleyball. Continue reading “Off the Block announces college men’s volleyball national matches of weekend”