New USC coach Jeff Nygaard has signed three high school all-conference players for his inaugural recruiting class.
Nygaard announced Tuesday that high school seniors Sean Morrissey, Lucas Lossone and Jackson Wedbush each signed national letters of intent to play for the Trojans beginning in 2017. Continue reading
The U.S. Men’s Junior National Team finished the U-21 FIVB World Championship in 11th place on Sunday.
Check out the five things to take away from the U.S. matches at the international tournament. Continue reading
The United States rallied and now has a pool championship while remaining in contention for a top-10 finish at the FIVB U-21 World Championship.
USC middle attacker Andy Benesh finished with both a match-high 12 kills and five blocks as the United States beat Japan 25-23, 17-25, 25-20, 25-23 on Thursday in Mexico to go undefeated in Pool G. Continue reading
USC middle attacker Andy Benesh showed why the U.S. coaching staff had such high praise for its middle attackers entering the FIVB U-21 World Championship.
Benesh finished with a match-high 17 kills and added three blocks as the United States defeated Iran 25-19, 21-25, 25-22, 24-26, 16-14 on Tuesday in Mexico for its first victory at the international tournament. Continue reading
USC middle attacker Andy Benesh even in an U.S. near-comeback loss was difficult to contain both on offense and defense.
Benesh had a team-high 17 kills and six blocks as the United States rallied a two-game deficit before losing to Argentina 25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 22-25, 15-10 in its FIVB U-21 World Championship pool-play opener on Friday in Mexico. Continue reading
The site of the 2016 NCAA Tournament will also be the location for one of the biggest non-conference events at the start of the upcoming season.
Penn State coach Mark Pavlik said in a recent with Off the Block that his team will open the season with a home non-conference showcase featuring Ohio State, UCLA and USC. Continue reading
Check out Off the Block special contributor Jonathan Bates’ interview with USC coach Jeff Nygaard as new head coach discusses taking over the Trojans and what to expect from his team moving forward. Continue reading
A three-time assistant coach with U.S. Olympic teams and the 2015 Division III National Coach of the Year will join the USC coaching staff.
USC coach Jeff Nygaard announced earlier this week that he hired Gary Sato and Todd Hollenbeck to be his assistant coaches for the upcoming season. Continue reading
Check out Off the Block’s interview with newly hired USC coach Jeff Nygaard about his new position and attempting to lead the Trojans back to a NCAA championship. Continue reading
A three-time Olympian and multiple National Player of the Year recipient will be the next head coach at USC.
USC athletics director Pat Haden announced Thursday that he promoted assistant coach Jeff Nygaard to be the Trojans’ new head coach. Continue reading