King schedules challenging Midwest road trip to open 2020 season

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The opening weekend of the 2020 college men’s volleyball season has the potential to provide a preview of a NCAA Tournament match-up.

King as part of unveiling its regular season schedule announced it will open the season on the road against the defending MIVA champions Lewis on Jan. 3 and Loyola on Jan. 4. Continue reading “King schedules challenging Midwest road trip to open 2020 season”

Quick-hits: What to know about ConfCarolinas teams for 2019 season

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[Editor’s note: Off the Block will preview each NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball conference leading up to the 2019 season opener on Dec. 30. This conference previews examines every team in the ConfCarolinas.]

The average college men’s volleyball fan may not be name every team in the ConfCarolinas. However, the ConfCarolinas in recent years has been one of the nation’s most drastically improved men’s volleyball conferences. Continue reading “Quick-hits: What to know about ConfCarolinas teams for 2019 season”

King schedules home matches vs. Lewis, Loyola for 2019

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It’s been a pretty good couple of months for King — first a ConfCarolinas championship and now landing home matches versus likely top-10 ranked teams.

King announced during the weekend that it will open the 2019 season with home non-conference matches against both Lewis on Jan. 11 and Loyola on Jan. 12 in Bristol, Tennessee. Continue reading “King schedules home matches vs. Lewis, Loyola for 2019”

Szerszen pounds King to complete Ohio State sweep in NCAA play-in match

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Outside attacker Nicolas Szerszen picked up in NCAA Tournament right where he left off last season.

Szerszen had both a match-high 14 kills on a .619 attack percentage and four aces as Ohio State swept King 25-13, 25-23, 25-18 in the NCAA Tournament play-in match on Thursday in Columbus, Ohio. Continue reading “Szerszen pounds King to complete Ohio State sweep in NCAA play-in match”