Huhmann powers Princeton past Barton in offensive laden NCAA play-in match

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George Huhmann showed once again why he was the 2019 EIVA Player of the Year.

Huhmann finished with both a match-high 19 kills on a .424 attack percentage and three aces as Princeton defeated Barton 25-23, 25-21, 18-25, 25-20 in the NCAA Tournament play-in match on Thursday in Wilson, North Carolina. Continue reading “Huhmann powers Princeton past Barton in offensive laden NCAA play-in match”

Super Huhmann effort lifts Princeton to dramatic EIVA championship, NCAA Tournament berth

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It was only fitting that George Huhmann stepped up and delivered in

the biggest moment of the match and season.

Huhmann had the match-winning kill to cap off a 25-kill performance as Princeton defeated Penn State 28-26, 22-25, 25-18, 20-25, 15-13 in the EIVA Tournament finals on Saturday to clinch its first NCAA Tournament berth in 21 years. Continue reading “Super Huhmann effort lifts Princeton to dramatic EIVA championship, NCAA Tournament berth”

EIVA Tournament: Possible seeding scenarios, postseason berths

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Two weeks remain in the EIVA regular season, and the seeding scenarios are still wide open for the EIVA Tournament.

The EIVA Tournament is the toughest conference tournament to make in NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball. Unlike other conferences where all or the overwhelming majority of teams make the postseason, only the top four teams in the EIVA make its tournament.

The EIVA regular season championship also gets to serve as the host site for the entire conference tournament — both the semifinals and finals.

Check out the current standings and the possible seeding scenarios for the EIVA teams remaining in postseason contention. Continue reading “EIVA Tournament: Possible seeding scenarios, postseason berths”

Bracketology: Team comparisons using selection committee criteria

Two weeks before the start of the college men’s volleyball postseason and the bracketology battle teams remain tight.

Off the Block crunched the numbers using the same criteria as the selection committee to show how the top teams in the nation fare against each other in the race for the two at-large bids and NCAA Tournament positioning. Continue reading “Bracketology: Team comparisons using selection committee criteria”