Lindenwood has gone from being one of the nation’s last winless teams this season to now knocking off a top-10 nationally ranked team.
Setter Adam Brewster had match-high eight blocks and guided the offense to hit .348 in the final game as Lindenwood upset No. 9/8 Loyola 25-18, 23-25, 25-22, 25-12 on Saturday in St. Charles, Missouri.
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Listen to Off the Block’s postmatch interview with coach Kris Dorn after Lindenwood upset No. 9/8 Loyola in four games on Saturday.
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Non-conference road matches for Hawai’i were near non-existent — until this upcoming season.
Hawai’i announced last week that it scheduled the program’s first road non-conference matches in more than 20 years as it will travel to play Lindenwood and McKendree in February.
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The EIVA Tournament finalists and an incoming member of the MPSF will be among the teams descending upon Cal Baptist in opening week of the season.
Cal Baptist as part of recently unveiling its 2017 season schedule announced it will play host to St. Francis, Concordia-Irvine and Lindenwood for a non-conference event in January.
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[Editor’s note: Off the Block is partnering with VolleyMetrics this season to provide the volleyball community with an in-depth analysis at the stats and in-match metrics for college men’s volleyball. The following analysis is from VolleyMetrics.]
Lindenwood overcame multiple digs from No. 13 Lewis to finish the play with a block and earn the VolleyMetrics Rally of the Week honors.
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The MIVA and EIVA will be well-represented at one of the biggest annual college men’s volleyball non-conference events to open the upcoming season.
UC Santa Barbara unveiled to Off the Block the eight-team field for its home tournament the 2016 Asics Invitational that will feature a record four non-West Coast teams.
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Check out this breakdown from Off the Block editor Vinnie Lopes of the MIVA Tournament quarterfinal matches on Friday.
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Check out Off the Block’s postmatch interview with coach Kris Dorn after the No. 5 seed Lindenwood upset the No. 4 seed IPFW in five games in the MIVA Tournament quarterfinals on Friday.
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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.
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Check out Off the Block editor Vinnie Lopes breakdown the upcoming MIVA Tournament quarterfinal matches to follow to tonight.
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