A nationwide voting committee selected eight 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. It is also the only Freshmen All-American Team presented in college men’s volleyball. Continue reading →
Check out Off the editor Vinnie Lopes breakdown what to know about the upcoming MPSF Tournament quarterfinals. In addition, be sure to participate in the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Bracket Challenge and fill out your MPSF Tournament bracket. Continue reading →
Outside attacker Cristian Rivera had a match-high 20 kills and added 12 digs as No. 9 USC rallied from a two-game deficit to beat No. 7 UC Santa Barbara 23-25, 24-26, 25-20, 25-20, 16-14 on Friday in Los Angeles.
Check out the video highlights from the match shot by Off the Block special contributor Jonathan Bates. Continue reading →
It’s weeks before the conference tournament begins but several matches tonight could have a significant effect on the postseason seeding.
No. 2 Lewis faces a must-win match to remain in sole possession of first place in the MIVA as it travels to play No. 11 Ohio State. In addition, No. 9 UC Santa Barbara and No. 10 UCLA will play each other with both teams needing a win to move a step closer to solidify a berth in the MPSF Tournament. Continue reading →
The top of the conference standings could get a significant shake-up by the end of the tonight.
No. 3 UC Irvine will have a chance to move into sole possession of first place in the MPSF if it can defeat No. 8 UC Santa Barbara. In addition, Penn State will try to keep its first-place lead in the EIVA as it travels to play Harvard. Continue reading →
One month into the season and the matches only continue to get more critical each week.
No. 2 USC and No. 6 Hawai’i playing in the final of their two-match series highlights the slate of matches tonight. In addition, both Cal State Northridge and George Mason will attempt to pull off upsets against top-10 nationally ranked teams. Continue reading →
Off the Block selected the 15 finalists, and now it is up to the fans to determine who should win the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Player of the Month.
The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Player of the Month award recognizes the best individual performances from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball players during the month and gives volleyball fans from around the world the chance to determine who was the best player. Continue reading →
Conference play is underway across the entire nation with several critical match-ups.
No. 5 Pepperdine traveling to No. 8 UC Santa Barbara in a battle between two of the conference’s preseason favorites highlights the slate of matches. In addition, No. 4 UC Irvine will conclude their two-match home series against No. 6 Hawai’i. Continue reading →