Check out Off the Block’s postmatch interview with George Mason opposite Hayden Wagner and Pepperdine outside attacker Kaleb Denmark following No. 6/6 Pepperdine’s win against George Mason on Tuesday.
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UCLA went down two games last night before pulling out a thrilling #CincoSets victory. The Bruins improve to 13-4 on the season, and are all alone in first place in the MPSF at 5-0.
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Five college men’s volleyball players have earned national awards for being the best at their position.
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Photo courtesy of Martin A. Folb and Pepperdine athletics
The people have spoken to once again give Pepperdine outside attacker David Wieczorek a national award.
Wieczorek received just shy of 3,000 votes to win the Off the Block National Player of the Month for January.
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No. 6/7 Pepperdine bounced back from its loss on Sunday night to No. 4/4 UC Irvine by defeating No. 12 CSUN in four games on Wednesday night in Malibu, California.
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Photo courtesy of Pepperdine athletics
Pepperdine All-American outside attacker David Wieczorek served his way to a college men’s volleyball national award this offseason.
Wieczorek was selected on Saturday as the 2018 Off the Block National Player of the Offseason after winning the Best Server award at the Pan American Cup in the summer.
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Photo courtesy of Princeton athletics.
[Editor’s note: Off the Block in collaboration with the EIVA is presenting The Top 15 EIVA Non-Conference Matches. This list spotlights the best non-conference matches scheduled for EIVA teams in 2019 and will be the first time several of these matches have been publicly announced. Princeton versus Pepperdine is ranked No. 4 on the list.]
The 2019 college men’s season will open with a match-up between two of the most dynamic offensive players in the nation.
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Photo courtesy of George Mason athletics
[Editor’s note: Off the Block in collaboration with the EIVA is presenting The Top 15 EIVA Non-Conference Matches. This list spotlights the best non-conference matches scheduled for EIVA teams in 2019 and will be the first time several of these matches have been publicly announced. George Mason versus Pepperdine is ranked No. 7 on the list.]
George Mason will get another shot next season at trying to stop the MPSF Player of the Year.
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Photo courtesy of FIVB
The United States determined its preliminary roster for the team that will attempt to qualify for the 2019 FIVB U21 World Championship.
USA Volleyball announced Monday the 17 college players and incoming recruits to make the U.S. Men’s Junior National Training Team.
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Four current college men’s volleyball players will be on the U.S. roster for exhibition matches against Argentina.
Long Beach State outside attacker TJ DeFalco and opposite Kyle Ensing, UCLA setter Micah Ma’a and Pepperdine outside attacker David Wieczorek were selected to play in the three-match series that begins Wednesday.
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