St. Francis will once again return to the West Coast to start the season.
The Red Flash as part of releasing their 2018 schedule announced Friday that they will participate in the annual UC Santa Barbara Invitational during the opening weekend of the season. Continue reading “St. Francis to open 2018 season at UCSB Invitational”
So much for that so-called championship drought plaguing No. 13 Penn State.
Penn State had more than .350 attack percentage in all three games of a 25-19, 25-14, 25-20 victory against St. Francis on Saturday at Rec Hall to win its first EIVA Tournament since 2015. Continue reading “Nugent, Braswell power Penn State past St. Francis in EIVA finals”
A single match result on Conference Championship Saturday can drastically alter the NCAA Tournament field. Continue reading “Bracketology: Conference championship scenarios for NCAA Tournament field”
Listen to Off the Block’s interview with St. Francis coach Mike Rumbaugh as his team prepares to play No. 13 Penn State in the EIVA Tournament finals on Saturday. Continue reading “Audio: St. Francis coach discusses upcoming EIVA finals vs. Penn State”
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A freshman is earning the first national award in his college career after helping St. Francis get a non-conference win and almost upset a top-five nationally ranked team.
Off the Block announced Monday that St. Francis outside attacker Michael Fisher was selected as the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Freshman of the Week. Continue reading “St. Francis outside Fisher named National Freshman of Week”
Sure, all the conference preseason favorites have rightfully gotten the hype entering the year.
Just don’t count out those teams that at the end of the year could bust the conference tournament brackets and get into the NCAA Tournament. Continue reading “Dark horse teams that could crash 2017 NCAA Tournament”
St. Francis will have to its program’s first home match against a MPSF opponent — only 32 years since its inaugural season.
St. Francis as part of releasing its 2017 schedule Friday announced it will play host to the four-time NCAA Tournament champions UC Irvine in a non-conference match on March 8. Continue reading “UC Irvine to travel to St. Francis for 2017 non-conference match”
The EIVA Tournament finalists and an incoming member of the MPSF will be among the teams descending upon Cal Baptist in opening week of the season.
Cal Baptist as part of recently unveiling its 2017 season schedule announced it will play host to St. Francis, Concordia-Irvine and Lindenwood for a non-conference event in January. Continue reading “Cal Baptist to open season at home with 4-team invitational”
George Mason for the first time in almost 30 years is heading back to the NCAA Tournament.
Outside attacker Jack Wilson had a match-high 22 kills on a .417 attack percentage as George Mason defeated No. 15 St. Francis 25-14, 17-25, 25-18, 25-19 in the EIVA Tournament finals on Saturday in University Park, Pennsylvania. Continue reading “George Mason knocks off St. Francis to win EIVA championship”