Top 25 reasons to be excited about 2015 NCAA volleyball season

It’s the start of October and that means three months remain before the start of the 2015 college men’s volleyball season.

With the regular season set to begin in less than 100 days, there are plenty of reasons to have excited anticipation. Check out 25 reasons to be excited about the 2015 season.

Continue reading

Mount Olive signs two top international recruits for 2015 season

Members from the Belgian Junior National Team and England Junior National Team will be among the incoming recruits joining Mount Olive for the upcoming season.

Mount Olive coach David Heller announced Monday that recent high school graduates Hollevoet and Robert Poole, Bret Rutledge, Peyton Schirman, Jeff Yasalonis and Victor Zamudio all committed to play for Mount Olive starting in the 2015 season.

Continue reading

Fear the Fleet: Erskine sweeps Mount Olive to earn berth to NCAA Tournament

In its program’s second year, Erskine is heading to the NCAA Tournament.

Outside attacker Michael Michelau had a team-high four aces and 14 kills as Erskine defeated Mount Olive 25-20, 26-24, 27-25 in the Conference Carolinas Tournament championship match Wednesday in Due West, S.C., to earn the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Continue reading

Conference tournament championship match to follow tonight

One of the six tickets to the NCAA Tournament will be punched tonight.

The first conference title match of the postseason will take place as Erskine and Mount Olive play each other in the Conference Carolinas Tournament championship match.

Continue reading

Video: Reaction to Erskine, Mount Olive reaching Conference Carolinas title match

Erskine and Mount Olive are each now one win away from becoming the first Conference Carolinas team reach the NCAA Tournament.

The No. 1 seed Erskine and the No. 3 seed Mount Olive won their conference tournament semifinal matches on Saturday to advance to the Conference Carolinas championship match. The winner of that title match will receive the conference’s automatic bid to the six-team NCAA Tournament in Chicago.

Continue reading

Conference tournament semifinal matches to follow tonight

The postseason resumes this evening with four teams still in contention for the Conference Carolinas’ first automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.

The No. 1 seed Erskine after winning the conference regular season title will play host to No. 5 Barton in its Conference Carolinas Tournament semifinals match. In addition, the No. 2 seed Pfeiffer and the No. 3 seed Mount Olive will face each other in the other semifinal.

Continue reading

Conference Carolinas announces 2014 All-Conference awards

A player who broke almost every career offensive record at Mount Olive is now ending his college career earning the conference’s top individual honor.

The Conference Carolinas announced Thursday that Mount Olive outside attacker Angel Dache was selected as the 2014 Conference Carolinas Player of the Year.

Continue reading

Conference tournament quarterfinal matches to follow tonight

The postseason opens with the newest conference in college men’s volleyball taking center stage.

The Conference Carolinas Tournament kicks off the entire postseason tonight with two quarterfinal matches. Limestone and Barton will face each other with the winner advancing to play the No. 1 seed Erskine in the semifinals, while Mount Olive looks to make another postseason run as it plays host to Lees-McRae.

Continue reading