Polls and standings: one week you’re up and the next week you’re down. St. Louis weather: wind chill below zero one day and in the fifties two days later. Hmmm, do I detect some similarities here?
Really interesting week on the D1/D2 Volleyball front. The theme for the D1/D2 rankings was stability, while the individual conferences (CCAR, EIVA, MIVA, and MPSF) continued to percolate rapidly toward a finish. Not much verbiage tonight, so let’s take a look at all these machinations.
Ball State traveled to Provo, Utah, for a pair of matches with BYU this weekend in a non-conference matchup between the MIVA and the MPSF. The Cougars came away with two victories over the Cardinals, both by a 3 – 0 sweep. Ball State played tough and stayed in both matches but BYU wore down […]
The University of Alberta Golden Bears successfully defended their CIS title with a resounding 3 – 0 sweep of the Trinity Western University Spartans, 25 – 19, 25 – 17, and 25 – 15. McMaster took the Bronze medal while host while host Saskatchewan won the battle for fifth place. Match scores follow.
CIS tournament has reached the finals, which are slated for 7:00 PM Central Time tonight. The University of Alberta Golden Bears will defend their title against the Trinity western Spartans, who are playing in the finals for the fourth time in six seasons. Results and today’s match information follow.
First round of the CIS tournament is complete! Check out the scores and tomorrow’s matches.
CCCAA Volleyball is underway! The CCCAA, or the California Community College Athletic Association, sponsors men’s Volleyball at 15 of the 112 community colleges in the CCCAA. For the months of February, March, and April these 15 programs produce some great Volleyball and additionally provide significant transfer students to the other 145 men’s Volleyball programs located […]
CIS men’s Volleyball is drawing to a close. The CIS championships will begin tomorrow at 1:00 PM Central Time in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, at the University of Saskatchewan. All matches are streamed live via CIS TV, www.CIS-SIC.tv. Please try to watch and enjoy!
Time to look once again at the “Fantastic Fourteen” of men’s D3 College Volleyball. By looking at the top 14 teams we are highlighting twenty percent of the 70 active D3 men’s Volleyball programs. D3 is the largest division of men’s College Volleyball and supports a separate National Championship tournament. And, speaking of a national […]
Weather conditions here in St. Louis remind me of the men’s Volleyball polls – lots of change and chaos lurking right under the calm surface. New NAIA and D1/D2 rankings are out, so let’s look at the top teams tonight.
Ohio State played two key MIVA matches this week, IPFW on Friday night and Ball State on Saturday night. The Buckeyes split these two contests, sweeping IPFW in a resounding manner on Friday and then being swept by Ball State on Saturday. Let’s look at these two matches and how they affect the MIVA standings.
With eight viable conferences, D3 Volleyball has shown much more vitality and growth than its two colleagues, D1 and D2. D3 is an entity located overwhelming east of the Mississippi River, and there are only two D3 men’s college Volleyball programs west of the Mississippi River – Fontbonne and UC Santa Cruz.
It’s Wednesday and time to look at the “Fantastic Fourteen” of men’s D3 College Volleyball. By looking at the top 14 teams we are highlighting twenty percent of the 70 active D3 men’s Volleyball programs. D3 is the largest division of men’s College Volleyball and supports a separate National Championship tournament.
New NAIA and D1/D2 rankings are out, so let’s look at the top teams tonight. For the NAIA we’ll look at the “Super Seven” teams, approximately one-fourth of the 27 NAIA men’s VB programs. For the NCAA D1/D2 we’ll look at the “Top 12” which incorporates about one-fourth of the 46 total teams in D1/D2 […]
Canadian men’s Volleyball is rapidly drawing to a close. The CIS championships will begin in just 10 days while the CCAA championships will begin in 24 days. And we’ll include the latest Canadian polls for the CCAA and the CIS. Let’s venture north to the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon now!