Hawai’i, Stanford, Queens, Kentucky State to play in inaugural Texas non-conference event

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College men’s volleyball is going to mess with Texas.

Off the Block was informed this week that the defending NCAA champions Hawai’i along with Stanford, Queens and Kentucky State will compete in the inaugural First Point Collegiate Challenge on Feb. 4-5 in Austin, Texas. Continue reading “Hawai’i, Stanford, Queens, Kentucky State to play in inaugural Texas non-conference event”

Ball State through the years: Volleyball coverage in The Ball State Daily News

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Ball State has a legacy of men’s volleyball excellence — and having student-journalists covering the school’s most championship laden program.

With The Ball State Daily News celebrating its 100-year anniversary, Off the Block has compiled some of the most memorable men’s volleyball pages in the campus student-newspaper’s history. Continue reading “Ball State through the years: Volleyball coverage in The Ball State Daily News”

Audio: Saint Francis coach discusses joining newest men’s volleyball conference

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The 35th season in the EIVA for Saint Francis will be its last.

Saint Francis will depart EIVA at the end of the upcoming season after the school’s primary league the Northeast Conference announced it would add men’s volleyball beginning in 2023. Continue reading “Audio: Saint Francis coach discusses joining newest men’s volleyball conference”

Northeast Conference to sponsor men’s volleyball in 2023

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Jonathan Bates | Associate Editor

The Northeast Conference announced today they will be sponsoring men’s volleyball as their 25th championship sport, effective 2023 season. The NEC will be the fourth NCAA multi-sport conference to sponsor men’s volleyball as a championship sport (ConfCarolinas, Big West, SIAC), and the second NCAA Division I conference to sponsor it.

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Princeton associate athletics director named to NCAA men’s volleyball committee

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A distinguished athletics administrator at Princeton will be tasked with helping determine the men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament field for the next four years.

Anthony Archbald, Princeton’s executive associate director of athletics, was recently selected to serve on the NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball committee. Continue reading “Princeton associate athletics director named to NCAA men’s volleyball committee”