U.S. reveals final roster for World Championship qualification tournament

The U.S. roster is set for the tournament that will determine if the country qualifies for the 2015 FIVB Men’s Junior World Championship.

USA Volleyball announced its 12-player roster that includes two Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshman All-American Team selections for the upcoming NORCECA Men’s U-21 Continental Championship.
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Ohio State signs 3 more Pacific transfers to its roster

Three more players from the disbanded Pacific men’s volleyball team will join Ohio State for the upcoming season.

Ohio State recently announced that former Pacific middle attacker Matt Dorn, outside attacker Christian Franceschi and opposite Ryan Genn have transferred to play for the Buckeyes starting in the 2015 season.

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Conference tournament quarterfinal matches to follow tonight

The most chaotic day of the postseason has arrived as five conference tournament quarterfinal matches take place tonight.

BYU playing host to USC in a match with significant ramifications to the NCAA Tournament seeding and at-large bid races highlights the four MPSF Tournament quarterfinal matches. In addition, IPFW and Ohio State meet in the final MIVA Tournament quarterfinals match.

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2014 Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team released

A nationwide voting committee selected nine players to the inaugural Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team.

The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team honors the top NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball freshmen players from the regular season. It is also the only Freshmen All-American Team presented in college men’s volleyball.

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Top 5 college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

Two days remain in the regular season for the MPSF and MIVA and there is still a whole lot left to be decided.

No. 4 Pepperdine versus No. 10 Hawai’i highlight the matches tonight as both teams are in need of a victory to improve their playoff position. In addition out in the Midwest, No. 1 Loyola plays Ohio State with a chance to accomplish something not done in the last 35 years.

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Top 5 college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

The postseason is getting even closer and several matches tonight will go a long way to determine the conference tournament seeding.

No. 10 Hawai’i will try to pull off the upset and move a step closer to reaching the postseason as it plays host No. 2 BYU. In addition, Penn State and Harvard will meet with first place in the EIVA on the line.
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Top 5 college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

Multiple conference titles can be clinched tonight.

No. 2 BYU will go for its second consecutive MPSF regular season title as it plays host to conference rival No. 9 UCLA. In addition out in the Midwest, No. 1 Loyola will look to remain undefeated in the MIVA and win its first conference regular season title in about 10 years as it takes on IPFW.

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Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

For a regular season mid-week slate of matches, this is about as big as it gets in college men’s volleyball.

No. 4 Pepperdine and No. 6 UCLA will play each other in a conference showdown that could be a factor when the selection committee meets in the upcoming weeks. In addition, Ball State and IPFW will renew one of the top in-state rivals with second place in the MIVA on the line.

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BYU, Ohio State top latest college men’s volleyball Twitter rankings

Three more schools have surpassed a significant social media milestone.

A recent Off the Block study of NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball social media accounts revealed that college men’s volleyball teams with more than 1,000 Twitter followers has expanded to a record seven schools since the start of the season.

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Ohio State, Pacific players win Springbak, Inc. Co-National Freshman of the Week

Freshmen from Ohio State and Pacific following career performances have now each earned a share to one of the biggest college men’s volleyball individual weekly awards.

Off the Block announced Monday that Ohio State setter Christy Blough and Pacific opposite Thomas Hodges were selected as the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Co-National Freshman of the Week.

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