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The nation’s largest college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament is coming to Middle Tennessee in 2019.
Off the Block announced Thursday that Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, will be the host site for the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge on Jan. 18-20.
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[Editor’s note: Off the Block each day from Aug. 6-15 will unveil one team participating in the 2019 Grow the Game Challenge. The entire tournament field and match schedule will be unveiled Thursday, Aug. 16.]
A program that has won at least 10 non-conference matches in six seasons this decade will make its debut at the nation’s largest college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament next season.
Continue reading “Quincy bolsters non-conference slate, to compete in 2019 Grow the Game Challenge”
Quincy first-year head coach Gavin Mueller has picked up his first commitment from a recruit.
Continue reading “Quincy signs all-state recruit from Pennsylvania”
A former player and graduate assistant coach for Quincy will now be the head of the program.
The Quincy athletics department announced earlier this week that it hired Gavin Mueller to be the school’s new men’s volleyball head coach.
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There have been very few, if any, breaks this week for Bob Crank.
Crank in a span of days went from being the school’s women’s volleyball coach to also becoming the Quincy men’s volleyball interim head coach and preparing to play No. 5/ 5 Lewis and No. 9/8 Loyola this week.
Continue reading “Audio: Crank discusses taking over Quincy program as interim coach”
The longest tenured coach in Quincy program history has been let go.
Quincy announced Monday that effective immediately Hadley Foster would no longer serve as the its men’s volleyball head coach.
Continue reading “Quincy, head coach Foster part ways after 11 seasons”
More than 50 years as a conference can create quite a pool of worthy candidates for a new Hall of Fame.
The MIVA recently announced that it established the MIVA Hall of Fame with the inaugural class scheduled to be inducted later this year. Below is a list of all the players, coaches and contributors who have a case for Hall of Fame consideration based on their multiple First-Team All-MIVA selections, MIVA Player of the Year honors or additional outstanding performances.
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All-American outside attacker TJ DeFalco picked up right where he left off last season.
The 2016 AVCA Newcomer of the Year had a match-high 13 kills as No. 4 Long Beach State swept Quincy 25-17, 25-15, 25-21 on Saturday to finish undefeated at the UCSB Asics/South Coast Inn-vitational.
Continue reading “Video: DeFalco leads No. 4 Long Beach State past Quincy at UCSB Invite”
Check out Off the Block special contributor Jonathan Bates’ postmatch interview with Quincy coach Hadley Foster following his team’s three-game loss against No. 4 Long Beach State on Saturday.
Continue reading “Video: Tough opponents help Quincy coach identify possible new starters”
Quincy will return to the season-opening tournament where last season it almost pulled off one of its biggest upsets in program history.
The Hawks as part of recently unveiling their 2017 schedule announced that for the second consecutive year they will begin their season at the annual Asics Invitational.
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