Stanford taps into USA Volleyball pipeline for newest recruiting class

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The USA Volleyball pipeline is running through Northern California with this latest recruiting class.

Stanford coach John Kosty announced Friday that five high school seniors with experience in the USA Volleyball system have all signed national letters intent to join the Cardinal for the 2020 season. Continue reading “Stanford taps into USA Volleyball pipeline for newest recruiting class”

Stanford, Purdue Fort Wayne agree to two-match series for 2019

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Almost 40 years since starting its program and there is still a first with the lastest Purdue Fort Wayne schedule.

Purdue Fort Wayne for the first time in its program history will descend upon The Farm as it will play a two-match road non-conference against Stanford on Jan. 25-26. Continue reading “Stanford, Purdue Fort Wayne agree to two-match series for 2019”

UC San Diego, Stanford players win awards at U21 NORCECA Championship

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Two U.S. Men’s Junior National Team players concluded the NORCECA U21 Continental Championship earning two of the tournament’s top individual awards.

Stanford opposite Jaylen Jasper was named the Best Server, while UC San Diego setter Blake Crisp was selected was the Best Setter on Saturday at the international event that is a qualifier for the FIVB U21 World Championship. Continue reading “UC San Diego, Stanford players win awards at U21 NORCECA Championship”

Surreal serving performance from Stanford opposite lifts U.S. past Canada

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Opposite Jaylen Jasper had the serving performance of his career to bring the U.S. Men’s Junior National Team within one match of a berth to the FIVB U21 World Championship.

Jasper finished with a tournament-high 11 aces as the United States beat Canada 25-14, 23-25, 25-23, 26-24 on Wednesday in Cuba to earn a bye to the semifinals of the NORCECA U21 Continental Championship. Continue reading “Surreal serving performance from Stanford opposite lifts U.S. past Canada”

U.S. unveils preliminary roster for upcoming NORCECA U21 Championship

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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. Continue reading “U.S. unveils preliminary roster for upcoming NORCECA U21 Championship”

Stanford, UC Irvine players make Canadian Junior National Team

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Two NCAA men’s volleyball players have been selected to play for Canada as the country tries to qualify for the 2019 FIVB U21 World Championship.

UC Irvine opposite Alexandre Nsakanda and Stanford libero Justin Lui were among the players named to the Canadian Men’s Junior National Team that announced its roster earlier this week. Continue reading “Stanford, UC Irvine players make Canadian Junior National Team”

OTB, Springbak unveil 2018 Freshmen All-American Team


A nationwide voting committee selected 10 players to the annual Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team.

The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team honors the top NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball freshmen players from the regular season. This is the fifth year Off the Block and Springbak, Inc. have presented the national honor, and it remains the only Freshmen All-American Team presented in college men’s volleyball. Continue reading “OTB, Springbak unveil 2018 Freshmen All-American Team”