MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Don Shondell, who led the Ball State men’s volleyball team to 13 NCAA tournament appearances, has died at age 92.
The university announced that Shondell died Tuesday.
TOKYO (AP) — The focus for the Russian men's volleyball team had started to shift to the fourth set of the semifinals when it fell behind by a big deficit to powerhouse Brazil in set three.
That ended up relaxing the players and led to an epic third-set comeback that sent them into the gold medal match.
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. women's volleyball team will likely be without two starters when the Americans face the Dominican Republic in the Olympic quarterfinals.
Setter Jordyn Poulter and opposite Jordan Thompson were limited at practice on Tuesday after rolling their right ankles during pool play and aren't expected to be available in the quarterfinals.
TOKYO (AP) — Micah Christenson gave coach John Speraw a long, tearful embrace as his U.S. men's volleyball teammates slumped on the floor and the victorious Argentinians celebrated.
Instead of building on the bronze medal won in Rio de Janeiro five years ago, the Americans are going home early from the Olympics for the first time in more than 20 years.
TOKYO (AP) — A serve at a key moment going into the net. Blocking strategy that was poorly executed. Attacks that couldn't get through Brazil's defense at the net.
TOKYO (AP) — Micah Christenson's Olympic preparation got interrupted for the best possible reason.
Christenson was playing a pre-Olympic tournament in Italy in June with the rest of the U.S. men's volleyball team when he hopped on a plane for a trip of about 8,000 miles to head home to Hawaii for less than 48 hours to be there for the birth of his second child.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rado Parapunov had 13 kills, seven digs, two blocks and three aces, and Hawaii won its first national championship in men’s volleyball with a dominating 25-21, 25-19, 25-16 victory over BYU on Saturday night...
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Brad Hurlbut took over as athletic director at Fairleigh Dickinson in 2019, planning to increase the number of sports played at the small Division I school a short ride from New York City...