The club careers for eight incoming NCAA men’s volleyball freshmen now includes leading their program to an unprecedented fourth straight national title.
The Southern California team 949 B12 Black swept Balboa Bay 25-16, 25-21 in the Open 18 Division championship match at the USA Volleyball Boys’ Junior National Championship earlier this week in Phoenix, Arizona. Continue reading “Club team featuring eight NCAA recruits wins USA Volleyball national title”
Time to empty the notebook that is filled with college men’s volleyball news and notes. Check out some of the more interesting news tidbits and other notes involving college men’s volleyball. Continue reading “The Notebook Dump: News tidbits, notes from college men’s volleyball”
Some of the top coaches and players throughout the 58-year history of the MIVA are now officially in the conference’s hall of fame.
The MIVA in its second year since establishing the honor formally inducted the 10 individuals to the MIVA Hall of Fame on Saturday in O’Fallon, Illinois. Continue reading “Legendary players, coaches inducted into MIVA Hall of Fame”
Watch the Ohio State postmatch news conference following a four-game loss to Long Beach State in the VolleyFour on Thursday. Continue reading “Video: Ohio State postmatch VolleyFour news conference”
The National Player of the Year surprised everyone on the court with a play to put Long Beach State in the NCAA Tournament finals.
Josh Tuaniga had a matcher-winning setter dump kill in overtime as Long Beach State defeated the two-time defending NCAA champions Ohio State 25-22, 25-23, 25-27, 32-30 in the VolleyFour on Thursday in Los Angeles. Continue reading “Tuaniga’s OT heroics knocks out Ohio States, keeps LBSU title hopes alive”
The VolleyFour is here and two spots to the NCAA Tournament finals will be on the line. Check out both VolleyFour matches to follow tonight and how to follow them live. Continue reading “NCAA Tournament VolleyFour matches to follow tonight”
Listen to Off the Block’s Interview with Ohio State All-MIVA setter Sanil Thomas as he discusses his first season in the starting line-up, what it’s like to set All-American outside attacker Nicolas Szerszen and the chances of beating the No. 1 seed Long Beach State. Continue reading “Audio: Ohio State setter Thomas discusses facing Long Beach State in VolleyFour”
Check out what Ohio State coach Pete Hanson and his players said in their news conference on Wednesday.
The two-time defending NCAA championship Ohio State will play the No. 1 seed Long Beach State in the VolleyFour on Thursday. Continue reading “Ohio State prematch VolleyFour news conference”
The NCAA Tournament first round is done and now it’s one day of waiting until the start of the VolleyFour. Check out what to know about all the teams competing in VolleyFour and the historical stats to keep in mind. Continue reading “Initial look at the VolleyFour matches”
Freshman opposite Jake Hanes had a match-high 22 kills and set a NCAA Tournament single-match record with eight aces as Ohio State beat UC Irvine on Tuesday.
Check out the video highlights of this NCAA Tournament first-round match filmed by Off the Block associate editor Jonathan Bates. Continue reading “Video: Ohio State edges UC Irvine in fifth-game OT to advance to VolleyFour”