It didn’t take long for former Ohio State opposite Jake Hanes to put up big offensive numbers at the Pan American Cup.
Hanes finished with a match-high 18 kills on a .485 attack percentage as the United States swept the Dominican Republic 25-23, 25-23, 25-23 in its pool-play opener on Tuesday at the international tournament in Canada. Continue reading “U.S. blows past Dominican Republic to open Pan American Cup”
The presence of NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball will be felt at one of the biggest European events.
Six current college players – Hawai’i’s Spyros Chakas, Dimitrios Mouchlias and Jakob Thelle; NJIT’s Martin de Chavarria and Jens Feldthus; and Ohio State’s Sotiris Siapanis – will all compete in the 2023 EuroVolley qualification tournament. Continue reading “Multiple current NCAA players to compete in 2023 EuroVolley qualifier”
An all-conference libero will be added to UCLA roster.
UCLA announced recently that Troy Gooch transferred from Purdue Fort Wayne and will join the Bruins for the upcoming season. Continue reading “UCLA adds All-MIVA libero for 2023 season”
The first step has been taken to expand the men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament.
The NCAA Division I Competition Oversight Committee during its July meeting approved in principle to expand the bracket for the national championship event by five teams to 12 schools starting in 2024. Continue reading “NCAA to further consider expanding men’s volleyball tournament to 12 teams”
A coach from one of the top NCAA Division III men’s volleyball conferences will take over at Sacred Heart.
Athletics director Judy Ann Riccio announced Monday that the school hired Adam Niemczynowicz to be its new head coach. Continue reading “Sacred Heart tabs Bard head coach to lead program”
In this podcast episode, Off the Block’s Vinnie Lopes, Jonathan Bates and Brandon Johnson breakdown all the college men’s volleyball news from the first three months of the offseason.
Listen to the podcast using the audio player below. Continue reading “And for Off the Block podcast: Offseason summer recap”
The U.S. comeback attempt fizzled out and ended with the silver medal.
The United States rallied back from a two-defeat before losing to France in the decisive fifth game 25-16, 25-19, 15-25, 21-25, 15-10 in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League gold-medal match on Sunday in Italy. Continue reading “Comeback bid falls short for U.S. in VNL gold-medal match”
Check out all the FIVB Volleyball Nations League finals to follow on Sunday and how to follow them live. Continue reading “FIVB Volleyball Nations League finals to follow today”
TJ DeFaclo served the United States right into the gold-medal match of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League.
The former Long Beach State outside attacker had a match-high six aces as the United States swept Poland 25-22, 25-23, 25-13 in the semifinals on Sunday in Italy. Continue reading “DeFalco, U.S. overpower Poland to advance to FIVB VNL gold-medal match”
Check out all the FIVB Volleyball Nations League semifinals to follow on Saturday and how to follow them live. Continue reading “FIVB Volleyball Nations League semifinals to follow today”