Lincoln Memorial cashes in signing multiple Ohio all-state recruits

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Coach John Cash returned to his roots and landed two all-state recruits for Lincoln Memorial.

The second-year head coach from Ohio announced that high school seniors Justin Sharfenaker and Matthew Gentry have committed to play for the Railsplitters beginning in 2020. Continue reading “Lincoln Memorial cashes in signing multiple Ohio all-state recruits”

Cumberland University to host 2019 Grow the Game Challenge

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The nation’s largest college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament is coming to Middle Tennessee in 2019.

Off the Block announced Thursday that Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, will be the host site for the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge on Jan. 18-20. Continue reading “Cumberland University to host 2019 Grow the Game Challenge”

Lincoln Memorial to play in home-state event Grow the Game Challenge in 2019

[Editor’s note: Off the Block each day from Aug. 6-15 will unveil one team participating in the 2019 Grow the Game Challenge. The entire tournament field and match schedule will be released Thursday, Aug. 16.]

The defending IVA champions will once again make the trip across its home state of Tennessee to compete in the nation’s largest college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament. Continue reading “Lincoln Memorial to play in home-state event Grow the Game Challenge in 2019”

Lincoln Memorial, Hawai’i to play two-match series in 2019

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Lincoln Memorial proved its willing to travel to play top quality non-conference matches — even if that opponent is more than 4,000 miles from Tennessee.

Lincoln Memorial as part of recently unveiling its 2019 schedule announced it will play a two-match road series against Hawai’i on Feb. 15-17.

Cory dominant for Lincoln Memorial to capture 2018 IVA championship

Opposite Evan Cory delivered his biggest offensive performance of the season to help Lincoln Memorial win its first championship in program history.

The All-Independent Team sophomore finished with a season-high 26 kills on a .314 attack percentage as Lincoln Memorial beat Coker 25-21, 24-26, 32-30, 23-25, 15-10 in the IVA Tournament finals on Saturday in Philippi, West Virginia. Continue reading “Cory dominant for Lincoln Memorial to capture 2018 IVA championship”

Off the Block announces 2018 All-Independent Team

A nationwide voting committee selected eight college men’s volleyball players to the Off the Block All-Independent Team that was unveiled Wednesday.

The All-Independent Team recognizes the best players during the regular season from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams that are competing without a conference affiliation. The four independent teams this season are Alderson Broaddus, Coker, Lincoln Memorial and Queens. Continue reading “Off the Block announces 2018 All-Independent Team”