Schedule Analysis Part 1 or “Why I Love the Northwest Conference”

Last year I did a number of schedule analyses for individual programs. Towards the end of those articles, a lot of what I had to write was duplicated because the West Region schools share a lot of the same constraints. Those constraints meant that a lot of the schedules ended up being very similar. This…… Continue reading Schedule Analysis Part 1 or “Why I Love the Northwest Conference”

LeTourneau Coach Stepping Down

LeTourneau Head Coach Ashley Tiernan has announced on Facebook that she is stepping down to become the Carson-Newman University Head Beach Volleyball Coach while also serving as an assistant to the indoor team. Carson-Newman is a NCAA Division II school and is a member of the South Atlantic Conference. The current Carson-Newman Beach Coach is…… Continue reading LeTourneau Coach Stepping Down

Mark Pryor Named UMHB Coach

Boom goes the dynamite! I’ve posted a number of articles about the UMHB coaching search and that there was a big name out there that was interested and it has finally been announced. Mark Pryor resigned yesterday from his head coaching position at DI University of North Dakota and today Mary Hardin-Baylor has named Mark…… Continue reading Mark Pryor Named UMHB Coach

“Shock and Fun” – The Louisiana College Story

The Louisiana College Wildcat volleyball program came into existence in 2016. I reached out to Coach Brittany Salloum so she could provide some insight into another story I’m writing but she ended up giving me so much good material that I thought another story on just the Wildcats and their unique challenges was required. After…… Continue reading “Shock and Fun” – The Louisiana College Story

Prediction Report Card (2018)

I really need to stop doing conference and region prediction posts. Either that or stop doing end-of-the-year report cards. Here is a look back at my predictions and the conference polls of each conference as well as my prediction for the West Region as a whole. In the ASC, my predictions and the coaches poll…… Continue reading Prediction Report Card (2018)

Players of the Week (10/31/18)

The following players have earned POW honors for week nine of the season. Links are attached to the conference name when available. I will also include the AVCA Player of the Week, which is awarded to one player nationally each week. (I will do this award regardless of whether it’s awarded to a West Region…… Continue reading Players of the Week (10/31/18)