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Team USA World Cup Status

Team USA controls their own destiny in the 2015 World Cup. They have three matches remaining, and if they win these three matches, they will win 2015 World Cup and one the two Olympic bids awarded there. However, Team USA must first defeat #2 Russia, #5 Japan on Japan’s home turf, and #6 Dominican Republic […]

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World Cup Takes Second Break after Round 2

Round 2 of the World Cup competition has ended after eight rounds of play and the standings are still really close. USA, Russia, China, and Serbia are knotted up at 7-1 with USA leading the points contest at 22. After a second two day break, play will shift to the cities of Nagoya and Komaki […]

Ohio State men's volleyball team photos and head shots Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo/Jay LaPrete)

“Veterans and Volleyball” — T.J. Read

This article is the eighth of nine in the “Volleyball and Veterans” series, featuring Veterans who have a significant connection to Volleyball. Let’s discuss Air Force Veteran T. J. Read (aka Thomas Read), a Volunteer Assistant Coach in the men’s Volleyball program at Ohio State University and a former Buckeye Volleyball player.  

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World Cup Break After Round 1

    First Round of World Cup has ended and all the teams enjoyed a two day break yesterday and today. However, the Second Round starts tomorrow, the matches move to Sendai and Okayama, and all the teams will be back in the fray once again. Three matches are played at the Second Round sites […]

Polls and Predictions Across the Nation!

2015 Women’s Volleyball is here! Each of the senior divisions of women’s Volleyball has published a “preseason poll” for the upcoming season, and there really aren’t many surprises in these forecasts. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at all these polls and predictions. 

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BIC – Updated World Cup Results!

Updated World Cup Results are inside. Team USA improved its overall record to 4-1 (13 points) with a 3-0 sweep of Algeria. Russia remains undefeated at 5-0 (14 points) while China climbs into third place at 4-1 (12 points).

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BIC – Updated World Cup Results

Updated World Cup Results are inside. Team USA improved its overall record to 3-1 (10 points) a 3-0 sweep of Peru. Russia remains undefeated at 4-0 (11 points) while Dominican Republic climbs into third place at 3-1 (9 points).

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World Cup Update

The FIVB Women’s World Cup is in full swing now, with Russia as the only team left undefeated from a brutal pool play regimen. Team USA currently resides in third place behind both Russia and host nation Japan.  Team USA has not yet played either of these teams.

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Vets and Volleyball – Kari Miller, an American Hero

This article is the seventh of nine in the “Volleyball and Veterans” series, featuring Veterans who have a significant connection to Volleyball. Let’s discuss Kari Miller, the starting libero for the US Women’s sitting Volleyball team and an Army Veteran who has won two silver Paralympic medals, one in the Beijing Paralympics in 2008 and […]

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Team USA Women Open World Cup with Sweep

Team USA looked extremely sharp in their opening World Cup match as they swept Korea 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, and 25-15). MB Foluke Akinradewo (Plantation, Florida, and Penn State) with 15 points, OH Kim Hill (Portland, Oregon, and Pepperdine) with 13 points, and Karsta Lowe (Rancho Santa Fe, California, and UCLA) with 12 points paced the […]

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Quick – USA Women Begin World Cup Quest

Team USA Women commence World Cup play at 11:10 PM ET tonight against the always tough Korean national team. The top two overall finishers in this competition earn bids to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Live stats are available at the link below.

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Both US Teams Medal at Parapan Am Games

Team USA experienced significant success at the Parapan Am games as the USA Women’s sitting Volleyball team grabbed gold while the Men’s sitting Volleyball team snagged silver.  Both teams have now qualified for the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. All told, 10 teams participated in the sitting Volleyball competition (6 men’s and 4 women’s) […]

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Coaching Legend and a Veteran

This article is the sixth of nine in the “Volleyball and Veterans” series, featuring Veterans who have a significant connection to Volleyball. Let’s discuss coaching legend and Viet Nam Veteran Marv Dunphy, who spent 1969 in the Army in Viet Nam before beginning a coaching career that would elevate him to the very pinnacle of […]

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DI Preseason Poll

Preseason rankings for DI Women’s Volleyball are out and it’s no surprise that the defending national champion Nittany Lions of Penn State are once again at the top of the poll. Rounding out the top five are Stanford, Texas, Florida, and, in a tie for the fifth spot, Nebraska and Wisconsin.

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