Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

It’s the halfway point of the college men’s volleyball season but there are several matches that could have a postseason feel tonight.

No. 2 Lewis will attempt to extend its winning streak to 10 matches and get another signature non-conference victory as it plays host to Penn State. In addition, No. 5 BYU will try to remain perfect at home as it opens its two-match series against No. 9 Long Beach State. Continue reading

IPFW starts campaign to name court after retiring coach Ball

Coach Arnie Ball could have a permanent presence at IPFW’s Gates Athletics Center even after he retires at the end of the season.

IPFW announced Monday that it is launching The Arnie Ball Court Campaign, a $250,000 fundraising campaign to rename its home court after the Hall of Fame coach. Continue reading

Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

One month into the season and the matches only continue to get more critical each week.

No. 2 USC and No. 6 Hawai’i playing in the final of their two-match series highlights the slate of matches tonight. In addition, both Cal State Northridge and George Mason will attempt to pull off upsets against top-10 nationally ranked teams. Continue reading

IPFW outside Harthaller named National Freshman of the Week

A freshman outside attacker who helped No. 10 IPFW open conference play with two victories during the weekend is now winning the first national award of his college career.

Off the Block announced Monday that IPFW outside attacker Alex Harthaller was selected as the Off the Block National Freshman of the Week. Continue reading

Finalists announced for OTB/Springbak, Inc. National Player of Month

Off the Block selected the 15 finalists, and now it is up to the fans to determine who should win the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Player of the Month.

The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Player of the Month award recognizes the best individual performances from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball players during the month and gives volleyball fans from around the world the chance to determine who was the best player. Continue reading

Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

Conference play is underway across the entire nation with several critical match-ups.

No. 5 Pepperdine traveling to No. 8 UC Santa Barbara in a battle between two of the conference’s preseason favorites highlights the slate of matches. In addition, No. 4 UC Irvine will conclude their two-match home series against No. 6 Hawai’i. Continue reading