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The athletics director who guided NJIT to NCAA Division I membership is now set to also be the head of the NCAA men’s volleyball committee.
Lenny Kaplan was selected as the committee chairman for the 2019 season, according to the annual report the NCAA recently released about the men’s volleyball committee meeting earlier this summer.
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The top offensive player during the third round of the CEV U20 European Championship will not advance to the finals.
NJIT opposite Alvaro Gimeno led all players with a tournament-high 24 kills as Spain surrendered a two-game lead and lost to Poland in five games on Sunday in a de facto play-in match for the European Championship Finals.
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NJIT opposite Alvaro Gimeno has brought Spain within one match of qualifying for the final round of the European Championship.
Gimeno had a team-high 16 kills as Spain swept Israel 25-14, 25-20, 25-16 on Saturday in Poland during the CEV U20 European Championship third round.
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Four college men’s volleyball players are spending this summer competing in one of the most prestigious European international tournaments.
NJIT’s Alvaro Gimeno, BYU’s Miki Jauhianien, Fort Wayne’s Frederico Santos and Hawai’i’s Stijn van Tilburg are all on their nations’ rosters for the 2018 Golden European League.
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A former All-MPSF middle attacker and two recruits who played for Puerto Rico and Denmark in international tournaments are among the players joining NJIT.
NJIT announced earlier this week that Cal Baptist transfer Enrique de Diego Garcia along with high school seniors Roque Nido, Jens Feldhus, Derek Evans and Will Andrews have committed to play for the Highlanders in 2019.
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Opposite Alvaro Gimeo led NJIT back into postseason contention and is now receiving the first national award of his college career.
Off the Block announced Monday that Gimeo was selected as the
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Two former All-Americans and a coach who led NJIT to two conference titles will be enshrined among the other greats throughout the history of the EIVA.
The oldest East Coast conference in college men’s volleyball conference announced Tuesday that Dave DeNure, Max Jeanty and Kyle Robinson were selected to the EIVA Hall of Fame.
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No. 5 UCLA opened its season with a non-conference sweep against NJIT on Wednesday.
Check out Off the Block senior correspondent Jonathan Bates’ postmatch interviews with NJIT coach Danny Goncalvez and UCLA assistant coach Brad Keller.
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Erskine is heading back to New England for the first time since its inaugural season.
The ConfCarolinas school as part of unveiling its 2018 schedule during the weekend announced that it scheduled non-conference road matches against Princeton, NJIT and Sacred Heart.
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A nationwide voting committee selected NJIT outside attacker Jabarry Goodridge, Ohio State outside attacker Nicolas Szerszen and Hawai’i opposite Stijn van Tilburg as finalists for the inaugural International Player of the Year.
The International Player of the Year is presented to the best non-U.S. born player in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball during the regular season.
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