Former IPFW great Ball selected to Volleyball Hall of Fame

One of the top setters in both college men’s volleyball and USA Volleyball history will be enshrined in the Hall of Fame.

The International Volleyball Hall of Fame announced Friday morning that former IPFW All-American setter Lloy Ball will be part of the 2015 class inducted into the Hall of Fame. Continue reading

IPFW hires longtime assistant Perrotte as new head coach

The first head coaching search in the history of the IPFW men’s volleyball program ended with school hiring from within.

IPFW athletics director Kelley Hartley Hutton announced earlier this week that longtime assistant coach Rock Perrotte was hired as the new head coach of the Mastodons. Continue reading

Conference tournament quarterfinal matches to follow tonight

The oldest conference tournament in college volleyball will get underway tonight with three quarterfinal matches.

No. 10 Ohio State and Ball State renewing their rivalry highlights the slate of MIVA Tournament quarterfinal matches. In addition, No. 15 IPFW will try to get coach Arnie Ball one more home victory as it plays host to Lindenwood. 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

The postseason picture and conference tournament brackets have a chance to get further solidified with several critical matches tonight.

No. 11 Ohio State and No. 14 IPFW will play each other in a late-season conference match with both teams needing a victory a improve their postseason seeding. In addition, No. 6 BYU will look to avoid a possible upset as it continues its weekend series against No. 13 CSUN. Continue reading