U.S. reveals final roster for World Championship qualification tournament

The U.S. roster is set for the tournament that will determine if the country qualifies for the 2015 FIVB Men’s Junior World Championship.

USA Volleyball announced its 12-player roster that includes two Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshman All-American Team selections for the upcoming NORCECA Men’s U-21 Continental Championship.
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Volleyball Magazine announces 2014 Player of Year, All-American Teams

There will be no split decision this season on who is the National Player of the Year.

Outside attacker Taylor Sander after leading BYU to a conference title and NCAA Tournament berth was voted the 2014 Volleyball Magazine National Player of the Year in the magazine’s latest issue released earlier this week.
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Video: Reaction, analysis to Loyola winning NCAA championship

For the second time in the last four years, the national champion resides in the Midwest as the No. 1 seed Loyola defeated the No. 3 seed in four games on Saturday to capture its first national title in program history.

Check out Off the Block editor Vinnie Lopes breakdown the match and what to take way from Loyola’s dream season. Continue reading

NCAA Tournament men’s volleyball championship match to follow tonight

It’s taken four months, hundreds of matches, four conference tournaments and two rounds of the NCAA Tournament but it’s now down one final match to decide the national champion.

The No. 1 seed Loyola and the No. 3 seed Stanford will meet in the NCAA Tournament championship. The Ramblers are attempting to keep their dream season alive and win a title on its home court, while the Cardinal has a chance to win its second NCAA title in the last five years.

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