Audio: Princeton coach reacts to road win against UC Santa Barbara

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Princeton had a match-best .571 attack percentage in the final game as it defeated UC Santa Barbara 22-25, 25-18, 31-29, 25-13 on Wednesday in Santa Barbara, California.

Setter Henry Wedbush guided the offense to out-hit the Gauchos .313 to .163 for the Tigers’ first win of the season. In addition, Princeton had three players with double-digit kills in the finale of a season-opening four-match West Coast road trip. Continue reading “Audio: Princeton coach reacts to road win against UC Santa Barbara”

Off the Block releases new Division II coaches poll

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Jonathan Bates | Associate Editor

Fresh off one of the biggest wins in ConfCarolinas history, Mount Olive jumps to No. 4 in the Division II coaches poll released on Wednesday morning.

The Trojans defeated George Mason in five games on Saturday night, on the strength of Tobi Azeez’s match-high 19 kills. Tristan Schraudner was named Off the Block’s Libero of Week after tallying 17 digs in that match.

Mount Olive also defeated fellow Division II member, Queens, in four games on Tuesday night

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Off the Block releases new college men’s volleyball national media poll

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Penn State is now at an all-time high in the National Media Poll.

The Nittany Lions following their fourth consecutive win against a top-10 nationally ranked team jumped two spots to No. 2 in the latest college men’s volleyball National Media Poll that was released Tuesday. Continue reading “Off the Block releases new college men’s volleyball national media poll”

Top 5 all-time non-conference upsets for ConfCarolinas teams

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It’s starting to become a trend of upsets in the ConfCarolinas.

Mount Olive’s season-opening victory against George Mason on Saturday was the latest example of a signature non-conference win for the NCAA Division II conference.

Check out the top-five non-conference upsets throughout the history of ConfCarolinas men’s volleyball. Continue reading “Top 5 all-time non-conference upsets for ConfCarolinas teams”