The Matadors will play 14 non-conference matches, including the annual UCSB Asics Invitational in January, before opening their second Big West campaign Mar. 1 at Long Beach State.
The UC Irvine men’s volleyball team finished an 18-day trek through Asia in mid-September, including two matches against Shanghai Golden Age, a top professional team in China. The teams met again, this time in Irvine, California on Tuesday.
Class of 2019 right side Nathan Merren has committed to CSUN for the 2020 season.
Long Beach State has added a member of the U.S. Boys’ Youth National Team to its class of 2020.
The undefeated 1998 women’s NCAA championship team alongside All-American Benishe Dillard and men’s Olympian David Lee were selected for induction into the Long Beach State Athletics Hall of Fame.
Jaylen Jasper, a 2018 VolleyMob NCAA All-Freshman Team member, will be a part of the US team that travels to Cuba next week to try and secure a sport at the U21 World Championships.
CSUN has landed a class of 2019 right side in Griffin Walters for the 2020 season.
UCSB has garnered a high-level commitment for 2019-20 in outside hitter Dayne Chalmers.
In addition to the Division I indoor champions Nebraska (above), Division I beach champions UCLA, Division II indoor champions Concordia – St. Paul, and NAIA champions Lindsey Wilson College were also honored.
Brandon Rattray is transferring from Hawaii to UCLA.