For the first time in its program history, Grand Canyon will not have to travel to play a non-conference match versus a projected top-10 nationally ranked team.
USC announced Thursday that it would open the upcoming season on the road against Grand Canyon in the first meeting between to the two programs in five years.
Coach Mark Pavlik is making sure his Penn State team will be tested next season during its annual mid-season West Coast road trip.
Pavlik said in an interview with Off the Block on Monday that Penn State will play a road non-conference match against USC during the 2015 season.
Two current college men’s volleyball players will join the U.S. Men’s National Team for its upcoming series against Iran.
USA Volleyball announced earlier this week that USC setter Micah Christenson and Penn State outside attacker Aaron Russell were among the 14 players named to the U.S. roster for the USA Volleyball Cup.
The United States is leaving El Salvador with the bronze medal, but there were plenty of storylines that made the NORCECA Continental Championship memorable.
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The United States didn’t achieve its overall goal at the NORCECA Continental Championship but it will finish on the medal podium.
The U.S. Men’s Junior National Team one day after losing in the semifinals rebounded to sweep Puerto Rico 26-24, 25-19, 27-25 on Sunday in El Salvador to win the bronze medal at the international tournament.
The U.S. roster is set for the tournament that will determine if the country qualifies for the 2015 FIVB Men’s Junior World Championship.
USA Volleyball announced its 12-player roster that includes two Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshman All-American Team selections for the upcoming NORCECA Men’s U-21 Continental Championship.
Four current college men’s volleyball players will represented the United States at the biggest international junior beach volleyball tournament of the year.
USA Volleyball announced Tuesday that the two beach volleyball pairs of UCLA outside attacker Jackson Bantle and Harvard outside attacker attacker Branden Clemens along with UCLA setter Hagen Smith and USC outside attacker Christopher Orenic will compete at the upcoming FIVB Beach Volleyball U21 World Championships.
USC setter Micah Christenson will be returning to campus with a gold medal.
Christenson had a match-high two aces and guided the United States offense as it defeated Brazil 31-29, 21-25, 25-20, 25-23 on Sunday in Florence, Italy to win the nation’s first FIVB World League championship in six years.
When John Speraw was first introduced as the U.S. Men’s National Team head coach one year ago he said in his opening news conference the team would get younger and he would use the FIVB World League to experiment with his roster.
The youth movement and all the roster experiments have now paid off to the United States being one win away from a FIVB World League gold medal.
The first person to win NCAA men’s volleyball championships as both a player and coach is now getting inducted into his school’s hall of fame.
USC announced earlier this week that former outside attacker and coach Bob Yoder was selected to the USC Athletic Hall of Fame.