Audio: State of the EIVA with Penn State coach Pavlik

College volleyball fans have called the EIVA everything this season from the most innovative volleyball conference in the nation to a conferene with just one great team.

Off the Block sat down with Penn State coach Mark Pavlik during the NCAA Tournament media day to discuss the state of the EIVA and the future growth of the conference. Continue reading “Audio: State of the EIVA with Penn State coach Pavlik”

Video: Penn State coach discusses upcoming Active Ankle Tournament

Forget about No. 15 Penn State’s losing record. For coach Mark Pavlik the Nittany Lions are poised to have a strong second half of the season.

Penn State after upsetting No. 7 USC earlier this week will continue its West Coast road trip with non-conference matches against No. 8 Long Beach State and Cal State Northridge during the weekend at the Active Ankle Tournament. Continue reading “Video: Penn State coach discusses upcoming Active Ankle Tournament”

Q&A with Penn State coach Pavlik on preparing for upcoming season

Four months until the start of the upcoming college men’s volleyball season and Penn State coach Mark Pavlik is already getting excited about all the possible line-up combinations he could use in 2015.

With all but one starter returning for the Nittany Lions, Pavlik said in a recent interview with Off the Block that Penn State’s depth could create several intriguing on-court possibilities next season.

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