Check out the full list of award winners this week from the 2018 VolleyMob Men’s All-Americans to the All-Freshman Team.
After ranking second in country in points per set, UCSD’s Tanner Syftestad headlines the list of the VolleyMob Men’s Third-Team All-Americans.
Home-standing survived a scare from a feisty Harvard team using a double-double from senior opposite Christian Hessenauer and a dominating .390 hitting effort to edge past the Crimson in four sets to advance to Thursday’s Final Four.
Get ready for the NCAA Tournament’s First Round match between UCLA and Harvard with VolleyMob’s preview.
With his team makeup and hard work, Harvard coach Brian Baise never doubted his team could do big things. “I knew we had a team that complemented each other really well and liked to compete and liked to train and any time you have that, you have a shot even when you are 1-8.”
Harvard defeated Princeton for the third time this season to win the EIVA Championship for the first time in program history.
It will be the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds facing off for the EIVA title and an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament on Saturday after Harvard and Princeton both pulled off upsets in Thursday’s semifinals to set up an all-Ivy League and underdog final.
Five players from Harvard and Saint Francis and EIVA Player of the Year Brian Negron were named to the 19-man All-Academic Team on Wednesday.
ig West regular season champion Long Beach State survived a three-hour marathon with No. 5 Hawaii to remain undefeated at 24-0. Meanwhile, No. 16 George Mason went the distance with Harvard to sew up the EIVA regular season title and Princeton picked up a historic sweep at No. 17 Penn State to grab the league’s final playoff spot.
#16 George Mason overcame match point to down (RV) Harvard in five sets and win the EIVA regular season title outright.