New Mater Volley Completes Big Off-Season of Transfers in Italy
Renan Buiatti (above) is one of multiple new weapons for New Mater after finishing in last place in Serie A1 last season – most of the changes are focused on the offensive side of the ball.
Levi Cabral Heads Back to French Ligue A From Brazil
Levi Cabral will be playing in France again next season with Montpellier. He won the CEV Cup with Tours VB the last time he played in France in 2017.
Aaron Russell Leaves Perugia for Trentino
After spending 3 years at Perugia, Aaron Russell is making the move to Trentino.
Jalen Penrose Starts His Professional Career in Czech Republic
Jalen Penrose will be starting his career in the Czech Republic with VK ČEZ Karlovarsko. Penrose just finished his senior season with Penn State where he led the EIVA in service aces.
“I’ll Miss the Fans Most”: UCI Alum McDonnell Leaves Trefl Gdansk
Team USA middle blocker Dan McDonnell (UC Irvine ’12) has transferred from Poland’s Trefl Gdansk to Tourcoing in French Pro A.
Simon to Lube? Not so Fast
Lube Civitanova are interested in Robertlandy Simon, but he remains under contract with Sada Cruzerio until May 31, 2019. Reports out of Brazil and Italy stated that the two clubs may have struck a deal involving his early departure.
Zenit Kazan Announces That Earvin Ngapeth Has Signed 2-Year Contract
Kazan also announced the signing of one last outside hitter, which completes the team’s roster for next season.
Rafał Buszek Returns to Asseco Resovia
Rafał Buszek will return to Asseco Resovia next year. Buszek has won the Polish PlusLiga championship twice with Resovia in 2013 and 2015.
Todor Skrimov Going Back to Italy
Todor Skrimov will be continuing his career in Italy with Callipo Vibo Valentia. Skrimov was sidelined this past weekend with a calf injury against France in the Volleyball Nations League.
Siena Continues To Spend Big In Its 1st A1 Roster, Adds Jurij Gladyr
Siena’s work in the transfer market has shown its is not happy to just be participating in the Italian SuperLega, but have lofty goals of success