Listen to Off the Block’s interview with coach Gavin Mueller after Quincy upset No. 9/9 Purdue Fort Wayne in five games for the program’s first conference win since 2017.
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Quincy will face one of the top teams from the ConfCarolinas to open its 2020 season.
The MIVA team as part of recently unveiling its 2020 schedule announced it start the season with a non-conference home against Mount Olive on Jan. 10.
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The top players from Quincy during this decade are receiving a college men’s volleyball honor.
Off the Block announced on Tuesday the seven players selected to the Quincy All-Decade Starting Lineup presented by Off the Block.
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The MIVA Tournament bracket and the quarterfinal match-ups are set.
Check out the quick-hit guide of what to know about each opening-round match before filling out your
MIVA Tournament bracket in the Off the Block bracket challenge. Continue reading “Quick-hit guide to MIVA Tournament quarterfinal matches”
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Five college men’s volleyball players have earned national awards for being the best at their position.
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[Editor’s note: Off the Block will preview each NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball conference leading up to the 2019 season opener on Dec. 30. This conference previews examines every team in the MIVA.]
The MIVA has all the makings this season for the most chaotic conference in college men’s volleyball.
Four teams received at least one first-place vote in the MIVA Preseason Poll that was released earlier this month.
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The nation’s largest college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament is coming to Middle Tennessee in 2019.
Off the Block announced Thursday that Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, will be the host site for the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge on Jan. 18-20.
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[Editor’s note: Off the Block each day from Aug. 6-15 will unveil one team participating in the 2019 Grow the Game Challenge. The entire tournament field and match schedule will be unveiled Thursday, Aug. 16.]
A program that has won at least 10 non-conference matches in six seasons this decade will make its debut at the nation’s largest college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament next season.
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Quincy first-year head coach Gavin Mueller has picked up his first commitment from a recruit.
Continue reading “Quincy signs all-state recruit from Pennsylvania”
A former player and graduate assistant coach for Quincy will now be the head of the program.
The Quincy athletics department announced earlier this week that it hired Gavin Mueller to be the school’s new men’s volleyball head coach.
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