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.
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.
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.
For the first time this season, a libero is earning one of the nation’s top weekly awards for freshmen.
Off the Block announced Monday that Mount Olive libero Josh Donahue was selected as the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Freshman of the Week.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
It was only fitting in a season when Erskine seemingly came out of nowhere to get into first place, the team was nowhere near the court when it won the program’s first regular season championship.
Erskine on an off-day clinched the Conference Carolinas regular season championship thanks to Barton upsetting second-place Mount Olive on Wednesday in Wilson, N.C.