FIVB Testing Rule Changes And New Match Format

The 2017 FIVB U23 World Championship will be a testing ground for new rules. The FIVB Board of Administration made the decision to experiment with a new match format and a couple of rule changes at the age group championship, which will be held August 18-25 in Egypt for the men and September 10-17 in Slovenia for the women.

Instead of playing best-of-five sets to 25 points as is standard now, the U23 World Championship matches will be best of seven with each set to 15 points. Additionally, when jump serving, the players will be required to land in front of the service line, and when hitting from the back row, the attacker will have to land in front of the three-meter line.

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Super Huhmann’s All-Around Dominance Has Kept Princeton Alive

Princeton Athletics

Princeton sophomore George Huhmann has quickly developed into the preeminent all-around player in the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association—and he’s done so this season while taking on an entirely new position.

Huhmann has followed up his outstanding rookie campaign— in which we won EIVA Newcomer of the Year as a middle blocker— with an even more spectacular sequel at opposite hitter. 

The Stage Is Set For The EIVA Tournament

George Mason Athletics

The 2018 EIVA Tournament begins on Thursday in Fairfax, Virginia, on the campus of George Mason, with No. 2 Penn State taking on No. 3 Harvard at 5 PM (ET) followed by the host and top-seeded Patriots taking on No. 4 Princeton at 7:30 PM (ET).

Barnes Looks To Bring The EIVA Postseason Party To George Mason

George Mason Athletics

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Ex-Longhorn Lexi Sun Is Headed To Nebraska

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Exclusive Interview With Gatorade Player of the Year Lexi Sun

Nebraska head coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Lexi Sun, a unanimous first-team All-Big 12 selection as a freshman at Texas in 2017, will transfer to the Husker program. 

2018 JVA World Challenge Live Stream Schedule

USA Today Sports

FloVolleyball will be providing live coverage of championship courts 58-69 at the 2018 JVA World Challenge on April 6-8, 2018. See the full Friday schedule below. 

Jennings Tabs Selznick As p1440 Director Of Competition and Sport


Three-time Olympic gold medalist and one-time Olympic bronze medalist, Kerri Walsh Jennings, has appointed esteemed Olympic beach volleyball coach Dane Selznick as the director of competition and sport for p1440—an event series which encompasses a professional beach volleyball tournament, personal development experiences, a music festival, and a health and wellness village. 

Former Penn State Star Simone Lee On Communicating In A Foreign Country

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Recently graduated Penn State All-American outside hitter and the 2017 Big Ten Player of the Year Simone Lee discusses how she's learned to communicate in a foreign country on a new professional team in Italy.

USA Volleyball Names Women's Collegiate National Team China Tour Roster

USA Volleyball has selected 12 players to be on the U.S. Women's Collegiate National Team China Tour roster. This team will compete on May 20-31. 

2018 JVA Buckeye Battle Live Stream Schedule

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FloVolleyball will be live-streaming courts 10, 11, and 12 at the 2018 JVA Buckeye Battle on March 24-25, 2018. Gain FloPRO access to ALL FloSports sites to watch live. SIGN UP HERE.

This Week's College Commitments: 3/15/18

This week there were over 20 verbal commitments made including Kentucky, Wyoming, and Georgia State (beach)

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