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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:31:00 ESTThe USC men's volleyball team (2-3 overall, 1-1 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) begins a 5-match MPSF road trip with a pair of contests this week, first going to No. 12 UC Santa Barbara (4-1, 1-1) at 7 p.m. PT on Wednesday (Jan. 18) and then visiting crosstown rival No. 2 UCLA (4-1, 2-0) at 8 p.m. PT on Friday (Jan. 20) with Crosstown Cup points on the line. The UCLA match will air live on Pac-12 Network and Pac-12 Los Angeles, with Kevin Barnett and Dain Blanton mikeside.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:33:00 ESTUSC senior outside hitter Lucas Yoder was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Week and FloVolleyball National Player of the Week for his performances last week against Long Beach State and Cal State Northridge.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 20:56:00 ESTJakub Ciesla had 15 kills while hitting .625 to lead the No. 13-ranked Cal State Northridge men’s volleyball team to a 25-20, 25-21, 25-18 sweep over unranked USC in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match on Saturday (Jan. 14) in USC’s Galen Center.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:37:00 ESTThe unranked USC men's volleyball team, behind Lucas Yoder's 28 kills, upset No. 3 Long Beach State, 25-19, 25-20, 22-25, 25-22, on Wednesday (Jan. 11) in USC's Galen Center in both teams' opening Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match of 2017.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:51:00 ESTThe USC men’s volleyball team (1-2 overall, 0-0 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation), after opening its 2017 campaign with a 3-match road trip, now begins MPSF play by hosting No. 3 Long Beach State (3-0, 0-0) on Wednesday (Jan. 11) and No. 13 Cal State Northridge (5-0, 0-0) on Saturday (Jan. 14). Both matches begin at 7 p.m. in the Galen Center. The Long Beach State match will air live on Pac-12 Network and Pac-12 Los Angeles, with Kevin Barnett and Dain Blanton mikeside.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 16:35:00 ESTDespite a career-best 33 kills from Lucas Yoder, the unranked USC men’s volleyball team fell in 5 sets to No. 13 Penn State, 30-32, 25-14, 21-25, 25-23, 15-11, on the second day of the AVCA Showcase – Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday (Jan. 7).
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 18:35:00 ESTThe top-ranked and defending NCAA champion Ohio State men’s volleyball team came back to defeat unranked USC, 22-25, 27-25, 25-18, 25-16, on Friday (Jan. 6) on the first day of the AVCA Showcase -- Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge on the Buckeyes’ home floor in Columbus, Ohio.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 12:28:00 ESTFormer USC men's volleyball greats Dusty Dvorak, Steve Timmons and Bryan Ivie have been named to the inaugural class of the Southern California Indoor Volleyball Hall of Fame.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 21:55:00 ESTThe USC men’s volleyball team, behind 13 kills from first-year freshman opposite hitter Aaron Strange, opened its 2017 season with a 30-28, 23-25, 25-13, 25-18 road win over Concordia in a non-conference match in Irvine on Tuesday (Jan. 3).
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 11:16:00 ESTThe USC men’s volleyball team, looking to show improvement under second-year head coach Jeff Nygaard, opens its 2017 season with 3 non-conference road matches. The Trojans begin their slate at NCAA Division II’s Concordia (0-2) on Tuesday (Jan. 3) at 6 p.m. PT in Irvine, Calif. Troy then will participate in the AVCA Showcase -- Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge in Columbus, Ohio, first meeting defending NCAA champion and pre-season No. 1 Ohio State (0-0) of the MIVA on its home floor (site of the 2017 NCAA tourney) on Friday (Jan. 6) at 7 p.m. ET and then taking on No. 13 Penn State (0-0) of the EIVA on Saturday (Jan. 7) at 3 p.m. ET.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 16:09:00 ESTSustainably great. That is what second-year USC men’s volleyball head coach Jeff Nygaard wants his team to become. But Nygaard understands that bringing the Trojans back to the championship level that is their heritage requires patience, time and a plan
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:06:00 ESTFour high school standouts—6-10 middle blocker Sam Lewis of Long Beach (Calif.) Poly High, 6-7 middle blocker Mitch Haly of Corona del Mar (Calif.) High, 5-10 libero Cole Paxson of Laguna Beach (Calif.) High and 6-6 outside hitter Noah Franklin of Huntington Beach (Calif.) High—have signed letters of intent with the USC men’s volleyball program and will join the Trojan program in the fall of 2017, Trojan head coach Jeff Nygaard announced today (Nov. 15).
Sun, 13 Nov 2016 01:40:00 ESTThe USC men's volleyball team was swept in a pair of matches on Saturday (Nov. 12) in the second day of the pre-season UCLA SAC Tournament in Westwood. The Trojans fell to Cal State Northridge, 25-18, 25-22, 25-13, in the morning and then to host UCLA, 25-14, 25-19, 25-18, in the afternoon.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 23:23:00 ESTThe USC men's volleyball team posted a 26-24, 18-25, 25-19, 25-17 victory over UC Santa Barbara on the first day of the pre-season UCLA SAC Tournament on Friday (Nov. 11) in Westwood.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 10:37:00 ESTThe USC men's volleyball team concludes its pre-season competition by playing in the UCLA SAC Tournament this Friday and Saturday (Nov. 11-12) in Westwood.