NJIT opposite brings Spain to brink of U20 European Championship Finals berth

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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. Continue reading “NJIT opposite brings Spain to brink of U20 European Championship Finals berth”

BYU, Fort Wayne, Hawai’i, NJIT players compete in European League

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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. Continue reading “BYU, Fort Wayne, Hawai’i, NJIT players compete in European League”

All-MPSF transfer, highly touted international recruits commit to NJIT

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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. Continue reading “All-MPSF transfer, highly touted international recruits commit to NJIT”

NJIT, Rutgers-Newark among schools represented in new EIVA Hall of Fame class

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. Continue reading “NJIT, Rutgers-Newark among schools represented in new EIVA Hall of Fame class”

Hawai’i, NJIT, Ohio State student-athletes named International Player of Year finalists

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. Continue reading “Hawai’i, NJIT, Ohio State student-athletes named International Player of Year finalists”