Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

The team match-ups don’t get much better than this during the regular season.

No. 5 BYU will play host to No. 13 Ball State in a showdown between two of the top blocking teams in the nation. In addition, No. 3 UC Irvine will look to continue its recent offensive dominance as it plays No. 9 UCLA. Continue reading

UCLA’s Arnitz, Loyola’s Plaisted named Co-National Freshman of Week

Two freshmen after helping their teams win crucial matches during the weekend are now winning a share of a national award.

Off the Block announced Monday that both UCLA outside attacker Jake Arnitz and Loyola opposite Ben Plaisted were named the Co-National Freshman of the Week. Continue reading

Off the Block Vodcast: Episode 1

You supplied the questions and Off the Block brought the answers.

Check out the inaugural Off the Block Vodcast as editor Vinnie Lopes answers questions submitted by fans via social media ranging from will Loyola ever become an unanimous No. 1 in the national rankings to who will be the newest EIVA member. Continue reading

Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

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