Listen to Off the Block’s interview with Stanford coach John Kosty as he discusses the Cardinal’s start to the preseason, building the team culture and the challenges of scheduling for the 2018 season. Continue reading “Audio: Stanford coach Kosty says team healthy, ahead of schedule in preseason”
The split of MPSF will not mean Stanford ending its series versus both Long Beach State and UC Irvine.
Stanford along with releasing its entire 2018 schedule earlier this week announced that it will play a home-and-home non-conference series against Long Beach State and UC Irvine. Continue reading “Stanford continues annual series with both Long Beach, UC Irvine”
College men’s volleyball players and coaches were well represented among the finalists being considered for the newest volleyball hall of fame.
The Southern California Indoor Volleyball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that 27 individuals were selected as finalists for the organization’s second class of hall of fame inductees. Continue reading “College greats named finalists for SoCal Volleyball Hall of Fame”
More than 20 incoming college freshmen and high school players have made the U.S. preliminary roster for an upcoming international tournament.
USA Volleyball announced on Tuesday the 23 players that will compete to make the final 12-player U.S. roster for the 2017 FIVB U19 World Championship. Continue reading “U.S. announces preliminary roster for U19 World Championship”
Three days before the start of the FIVB U21 World Championship and the United States has completed the challenge of making cuts to finalize its tournament roster.
USA volleyball unveiled on Monday its 12-player roster that includes three college men’s volleyball All-Americans and several players who earned all-conference honors. Continue reading “U.S. reveals final roster for upcoming U21 World Championship”
Check out Off the Block special contributor Ted Wang’s postmatch interview with former Stanford All-American setter James Shaw who is now playing professional volleyball in Europe. Continue reading “Video: Former Stanford setter Shaw reflects on start of pro career”
Opposite Thomas Hodges had a match-high 18 kills on a .333 attack percentage as No. 5/5 UC Irvine defeated No. 9 Stanford 25-23, 31-29, 21-25, 25-19 on Friday in Stanford, California. Continue reading “Video: Hodges powers UC Irvine past Stanford in critical road match”
An undefeated cross-country road trip was exactly what Stanford needed to move up in the national rankings.
The Cardinal jumped one spot to No. 8 in the latest Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Media Poll that was released on Tuesday. Continue reading “Stanford leapfrogs Loyola to No. 8 in new national media poll”
Check out the five things to take away from the NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball matches this weekend. Continue reading “Quick hits: 5 things to take away from the weekend in college volleyball”
Stanford outside attacker Jordan Ewert had a voting surge in the final hours to earn a national honor in one of the closest races in the award’s history.
Ewert out of the more than 4,250 votes cast beat the runner-up Hawai’i opposite Stijn van Tilburg by 27 votes to win the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Player of the Month for February. Continue reading “Stanford outside Ewert wins National Player of Month”