Davis signs new 5-year deal to be Loyola head coach

Shane Davis isn’t leaving the Loyola sidelines any time soon after leading the school to its first NCAA men’s volleyball championship.

The Loyola athletics department announced Friday afternoon that Davis signed a five-year contract extension to be the Ramblers head coach that will last through the 2019 season.

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Video: Loyola news conference from NCAA Tournament media day

Loyola isn’t feeling the pressure of being the No. 1 seed and playing host to the NCAA Tournament.

Coach Shane Davis said in a news conference Wednesday that the Ramblers feel more feel more relaxed entering their upcoming NCAA Tournament semifinal match than it did last year when they reached the Final Four.
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MIVA announces 2014 Player of Year, all-conference teams

For the second straight year, a player from Loyola is earning the MIVA Player of the Year — it just wasn’t the person everyone projected at the start of the season.

The MIVA announced on Wednesday that Loyola outside attacker Thomas Jaeschke was selected as the 2014 MIVA Player of the Year.

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Freshman outside attacker Yoder lifts No. 11 USC past No. 7 Loyola

USC outside attacker Lucas Yoder lived up to the hype of being one of the top rated high school recruits in the nation.

Yoder in his college debut had a match-high 16 kills and a .609 attack percentage as No. 11 USC upset No. 7 Loyola 27-25, 18-25, 25-20, 25-15 on Saturday in Chicago.
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NCAA semifinals postmatch news conference: UC Irvine vs. Loyola

It took two overtime games, but the No. 2 seed UC Irvine was able to sweep the No. 3 seed Loyola in the NCAA Tournament semifinals on Thursday in Los Angeles to advance to the national championship match.

Following the match, the coaches and players from both Loyola and UC Irvine addressed the media in a postmatch news conference to discuss semifinal. Check out what each team had to say about the match.
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Q&A with Loyola at men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament media day

Loyola coach Shane Davis and several of his players participated in the NCAA Tournament media day on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

Loyola making its first NCAA Tournament appearance in program history will play the No. 2 seed UC Irvine in the semifinals Thursday.
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Q&A with Loyola men’s volleyball coach Shane Davis

Coach Shane Davis and his Loyola team may be in unfamiliar territory making its first NCAA Tournament appearance, but the Ramblers could not be more ready for the opportunity.

Loyola after winning its first MIVA Tournament championship in program history during the weekend qualified for the four-team NCAA Tournament as the No. 3 seed and will play the No. 2 seed UC Irvine in the semifinals on Thursday in Los Angeles.

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